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The association Fontevecchia

will be present at
Sante Marie (L'Aquila)

Thursday 7 and Friday, 8 December

The association Fontevecchia will be present at Sante Marie Thursday 7 and Friday, 8 DecemberIn the province, a few kilometers from the border with Lazio, to remember the exploits of General José Borjés.
A real twinning with associations, artists, writers and scholars of the association Spoltore (Pe) that is present for the second consecutive year at the event: a partnership underlined by the many names that have participated in previous editions of the Brigante Nights, the most important theme of the festival felonious peninsula Fontevecchia organizes every year on the first weekend of August.
To celebrate there will be the city administration headed by Mayor of Sante Marie Lorenzo Berardinetti For over ten years, it is organizing the commemorative event whose promoter is the Institute of Historical Research of the Two Sicilies, Chaired by Giovanni SalemiWho died last month at age 90, and the association Alta Terra di Lavoro, Pro Loco Sante Marie and I Marsi.
Rich of the two-day program. In the afternoonThursday, December 7, 2017 at 16:00, The streets of Sante Marie will see the arrival of a column of brigands while, 16.30, In the council chamber of the town will be held on conference "The reaction Legitimist invasion of the South" opened by greetings from the mayor that will precede the interventions of Maria Ornella Cristalli Farese and of Di Pasquale prosperousAlready guest Fontevecchia.
It will also be presented the book of journalist Fernando Riccardi, Who was also present at Nights of Brigante, published for the types of D'Amico "Klitsche de la Grande. A Prussian colonel against the Italian revolution ". Measures will be moderated byGiancarlo Rinaldi, Knight of the Constantinian Order.
at 18.30, In the multipurpose room of the municipality, performances by a theater group discovered and developed their own association Fontevecchia during the festival Nights of Brigante: it de I Briganti Cartore.
On the day of the Immaculate Conception, already national holiday of the then Kingdom of the Two Sicilies of which he was patron, Friday, December 8, at 9 there will be a visit to the Museum of Banditry while, at 11In front of the house Mastroddi, in La Luppa, the presence of the authorities, will be laid a wreath at the memorial stone commemorating the General Borges with a short speech by the mayor and the Berardinetti Riccardi journalist. Finally, at 12.30, They shall be deposited flowers, by Claudio Saltarelli association Alta Terra di LavoroIn front of the stone Borges. 

About Us

The committee for the establishment of the Fontevecchia Association was formed in 2010 and is an active part of civil society with interventions relating to the environment, mobility, knowledge and integration. The purpose of the association, in addition to the protection of traditions, the territory and the aesthetic redevelopment of the village born in 1600, is articulated on a wide range of interventions.