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11 April 2001

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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11 April 2001 - Il Messaggero

Giulianova - 100th birthday / Carmela Falconi compie oggi un secolo di vita
One hundred years old today, Carmela Falconi lives all alone in her apartment. Born on 11 april 1901 she has three children Nino, Saverio and Gigino, a renowned painter who recently was awarded a "Paliotto d'oro".

11 April 2001 - Il Centro

Easter rites in Marsica / Riti pasquali nella Marsica, by Luca Di Nicola
Tomorrow a Mass in the cathedral celebrated by the archbishop with all the parish priests from Marsica. In almost all places celebrations and procession for Good Friday. In Avezzano a procession with hooded characters and torches, in Tagliacozzo the mourners will wear the traditional «Babbalossi» costume. Always on Friday in Magliano faithfuls will meet for the ancient rite of the Desolata in the church of Santa Lucia.

11 April 2001 - Il Centro

Avezzano -Telesirio on Internet / Telesirio su Internet
Telesirio prepared a Web-Tv where a local tvnews is available at the URL http://www.telesirio.it

11 April 2001 - Il Centro

Pratola Peligna - Tomorrow passion rites / Doman ii riti della Passione, by Mariagrazia Fabrizi
All night long sounds of drummers through the alleys of the town, then the procession and the much awaited "resuscita". The rites actually started on Ash Wednesday, and since then each Friday a procession commemorated the Passion. Tomorrow at midnight drums will start announcing the crucifixion. On Friday evening the procession of the Dead Christ, to finish on Sunday morning with the "resuscita" celebrating the meeting of Madonna and Jesus.

11 April 2001 - Il Centro

Vittorito - The patron celebrated also in the USA / Festeggiamo la patrona anche negli Usa
Folk traditions are strong also in the USA, says Mr Goeto Di Felice announcing a feast on Saturday 5 May in Boston, at restaurant «Venezia» for the Madonna del Borgo, patron of Vittorito.