26 February 2000

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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26 February 2000 - Il Messaggero

Sandro Visca's giant tapestry on transhumance / Il fascino della vita in un mega arazzo
Sandro's new masterpiece: 34 mt long, 50 cm high, a giant tapestry following life through images connected to transhumance, starting and finishing with a blue sky. The artist, 56, born in L'Aquila and living in Pescara, is considered one of the greatest living figures in Abruzzo art.

26 February 2000 - Il Messaggero

Roccaraso - Cuisine festival / Galà della cucina, un gran successo
The festival took place in Nicola Valentini's "Lu cantucc", with real professionals in food and wine. Good traditional cuisine is a key factor in tourism. Among the participants: Valentini, Grande albergo and Ipsar from Roccaraso, "la Vecchia Fornace" from Civitella Roveto, Old Marine from Pescara, Reale from Rivisondoli, Ribò from Guglionesi (Cb), Casaltaulero winery, Gran Cafè cocktails and Del Giudice cheese, both from Rivisondoli.

26 February 2000 - Il Centro

Pacentro - Help for ancient stone refuges / Salviamo gli antichi rifugi in pietra
Augusto Di Cesare, president of the Associazione culturale pacentrana, publicly asks the authorities what they are going to do to save the last remaining stone huts used by Pacentro shepherds in winter, historical and cultural landmarks in the heritage of the community.

26 February 2000 - Il Centro

Torre de' Passeri - Palazzo De Pompeis becomes a museum / Palazzo De Pompeis sarà una casa museo
Piazza Plebiscito, no. 10, is a majestic mansion, a treasure for the whole region. Claudio De Pompeis, president of the Museo delle genti d'Abruzzo Foundation, has offered his family's palace with furniture, collections, documents and library, as a museum.

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