Concorso “Arpino Città del Natale” [Scarica  Bando e il  Modulo di iscrizione]

The Stone Book

Giuseppe Bonaviri “"Il Bianchissimo Vento"It consists in poems engraved on stone in original language and translated in Italian that famous contemporary poets, guests of the town, have written for Arpino. This initiative is co-ordinated by the writer Giuseppe Bonaviri.

The pages of this book are located in the four quarters into which the old town centre is divided: outside Porta di Saturno (at Colle) there is a poem by Giuseppe Bonaviri il bianchissimo vento” (The White Wind); in via Vittorio Colonna, by the Church of S.Antonio, it is possible to read “Pietre”(Stones) by the Sweden Lars Forssell and “Scritto nella pietra” (Written on Stone) by Kjell Espmark; in via Caio Mario, near Ladislaus Castle (at Civita Falconara) there is “A volo d’uccello” (Bird’s flight) by the Russian Valentin Berestov; in via M. Tullio Tirone (at Arco) there is “Applauso per Arpino” (Applause for Arpino) by Pedro J. de la Peña.

Libro di PietraAnd again, “La musica dell’arpa” by Lei Shuyan (China, 1997/98) near the church of Suffragio in Panaccio; “Ascolta la Ciociariahomage to Libero De Libero” (1988) near Pontelungo on the Tulliana Road; “L’aquila tranquilla” by Wladimir Mikes (Rep. Czecha, 2000) in Salita dell’Arco;  “A Saturno conditum” by Sandy Hutchinson (Scotland, 2001) in piazza Gioacchino Conti;  “Il sogno” by Silvia Baron Supervielle (France, 2002); “L’usignolo di maggio” by Ursula Koziol (Poland, 2003) in via Civita Falconara;  “Il grande libro di Arpino” by Dante Marianacci (Italy, 2004) at Collecarino; “I capelli di Arianna” by Ioan Flora (Rumania, 2004) in via Vittoria Colonna;  “Dio dell’Alleanza” by Papa John Paul II (2004) at Civitavecchia;  “Bar Fabbrizio” by Matthias Politycki (Germany, 2005) in Municipio square.