20 September 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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20 September 2000 - Il Messaggero

Lanciano - Frecce tricolori, acrobatic air show / «Frecce tricolori«, tra un anno esibizione
A great show in the sky next year with the Frecce Tricolori, the prestigious acrobatic section of the Italian Air Force, in October 2001. Visitors expected to Lanciano and Fossacesia from all over Italy.

20 September 2000 - Il Centro

Chieti - Roman Via Valeria excavated / Prosegue la riscoperta della via Valeria, by Oscar D'Angelo
Historian Nicolini used to say: «Wherever you ask the soil, you'll find signs of the ancient splendor». Another piece of Roman roads emerged yesterday during sewage works. The Via Valeria was the central axis of Roman Teate towards the Adriatic. If no funds arrive, the road will be interred again.

20 September 2000 - Il Centro

Pescara - Free entry this weekend to museums and castles / sabato e domenica apertura gratuita , by Maria Rosa Tomasello
Five fortresses and palaces in Pescara and 14 museums in the Province will be open to the public free this 23 and 24 September. Great satisfaction from prof. Raffaele Paparella-Treccia, 88, who collected in Villa Urania one of the most extraordinary collections of Castelli ceramics.

20 September 2000 - Il Centro

Pescara - In the halls of the powerful / Nelle stanze dei potenti
In the castles many fine exhibitions on show: in Cepagatti, the Rassegna nazionale di arti visive «Memoria e progetto». In castello Gizzi, Torre de' Passeri the Casa di Dante and pinacoteque. Then castle De Petris-Fraggiani, in Castiglione a Casauria dating back to the 10th century, castle Genua di Salle with its Museo Civico, the Castle of Elice, 13th century, and the Alex Tower, Cepagatti, 3rd century A.D.

20 September 2000 - Il Centro

Musellaro - Singer Leali closes the festivities / Fausto Leali chiude le feste del Crocifisso , by Marco Tabellione
The feast of the Santissimo Crocifisso di Musellaro, dating back to 1187, lasted five days this year. Last Sunday there was the emigrant's feast (most inhabitants moved abroad). On Monday the relic was on show, yesterday the procession and musical band «Città di Salerno». Today band «Città di Lettomanoppello» will accompany the crucifix back to its shrine, and in the evening Fausto Leali will close the festival.

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