10 January 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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10 January 2001 - Il Messaggero

Chieti - Congress and mountain festival / Un convegno e un festival della zampogna
The Accademia dei Transumanti degli Abruzzi has accompanied the representation for the living crib. The aim of the association is to revive the use of the bagpipes, thanks also to such young musicians as Galvano Coppa, Antonello Di Matteo (14), Cristian Cellini.

10 January 2001 - Il Messaggero

Lanciano - History book on the last two centuries / La storia di Lanciano dal Risorgimento al 1945
Florindo Carabba continues in this second book the history of Lanciano, that he interrupted at 1860. Great pictures and wealth of information.

10 January 2001 - Il Centro

Vasto - 101st birthday / Auguri per i 101 anni
Teresa Teti, born 1900, will blow 101 candles today. Surrounded by nephews and nieces - she never had children - and by relatives just back from France for the occasion - In her life she was also in America for a period.

10 January 2001 - Il Centro

Sulmona - 100th birthday / La maestra Antonietta fa 100 anni
Antonietta Salvi, a wellknown teacher of many generations of sulmonesi, says that her regular life (meals at 11 and 16 always) allowed her to reach the prestigious goal.

10 January 2001 - Il Centro

Tocco da Casauria - Franciscans land in the USA / I conventi francescani approdano negli USA
The history of Franciscans in Abruzzo, written by Padre Felice Di Virgilio, will appear in a new history journal edited by prof. Sandro Sticca with the University of Binghamton, New York. Franciscan monasteries in Abruzzo began to rise in 1209.

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