9 law n. 482 15 december 1999, and art. 6 (D.P.R. n. 345 del 02 may 001),"
operative, law number 482 wishes to protect, defend and officially
recognize the Arbëreshë language, in this way the
Arbrëreshë people will have the right to speak and write
their language even when dealing with public
Consequently, a linguistic window has been opened in every
Arbëresh town with an information office and a web site where
information about the town can be found.
council and more specifically the “Settore 4 Area Socio-Culturale”
directed by Angela Guida and the town councillor Camillo Mancioli have
welcomed this idea and have given the “linguistic window” a room
on the 2nd floor of a building situated in Via Nazionale.
The Town Library is also situated in this same building.
The office is
at the moment managed by Maria Bellusci, Giuseppe Basile, Vincenzo
Corso and Tommaso Sposato. Their aim is to give importance to and to
try to help this language “survive” by giving historical and cultural
information about the town using the Arbëreshë language
as much as possible.