21 July 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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21 July 2001 - Il Messaggero

San Vito Chietino - A law for the trabocchi / Una legge per i trabocchi, by Sergio Mussolin
A bill was proposed to help restore these ancient fishermen's cabins so typical of Abruzzo. Nobody knows exactly how many they are, but in the past they were the main source of survival for families. Urgent help is needed to protect these remnants of abruzzo history from the erosion of the sea.

21 July 2001 - Il Messaggero

Sulmona - 440 costume characters ready / Pronti 440 figuranti in abiti d'epoca
Sulmona is ready to plunge again into the Middle Ages with the celebrated Giostra Cavalleresca from 22 to 29 July, with its seven borghi and sestrieri, captains in armor, horses and duels. Then from 2 to 5 august European teams (Bruxelles, Burghausen, Trondheim, Ordo Ignis, Ommegang, Cesky Krumlov and Sulmona) will fight for the Palio.

21 July 2001 - Il Centro

Villa Celiera - 100 years for Nonno Zopito / Festa per i 100 anni di nonno Zopito
From 19.00 today in the central square great birthday party for Zopito D'Alessandro, who enjoys a very good health, reads, and strolls around. He is deaf, but he has people write the questions for him.

21 July 2001 - Il Centro

L'Aquila - Totani family reunion / Rimpatriata della famiglia Totani
Over 100 Totani members will meet this evening at Roio for a dinner and other memorable events. The first Totani was recorded in Aquila in 1650. The organizers of the reunion have reconstructed the whole descendancy in Italy. In future years they will start the research in other continents.

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