Commemorative events of June 26, 1959
• Rewarded in 2011 with medal of the President of the Italian Republic •
Commemorative events 2015
In 2015 the educational project was addressed only to the students in eighth grade of the III E class of “Dante Alighieri” school in Olgiate Olona.
Delegated by the mayor Giovanni Montano, Alberto Colombo represented the town of Olgiate Olona on April 14, 2015 in Romagnano Sesia at the funeral of Paolo Pettinaroli (1944-2015), President of Comitato 8 ottobre per non dimenticare committee and Fondazione 8 ottobre foundation.
In June 2015, Alberto Colombo - collaborator of the Municipality of Olgiate Olona for the commemorative events of June 26, 1959 - issued for the first time words in poetry about the genesis and the meaning of the commemorative events.
Commemoration of 56th anniversary of the plane crash
The Commemoration of June 26, 2015, held in the town hall of Olgiate Olona, was attended by some relatives of the seventy immortal lives coming from Italy, Switzerland and United States of America (they read some passages of the prayer), the delegation of Comitato 8 ottobre committee, the authors of the five deserving works (awarded with merit certificate, they all read their works, the best one received a book-coupon sponsored by Ottica Caldiroli of Olgiate Olona); a video tribute was paied to Paolo Pettinaroli, founder and president of Comitato 8 ottobre committee and Fondazione 8 ottobre foundation who recently passed away.
(page containing the works of the students in the eighth grade rewarded)
In September 2015, the tombstone made of white Carrara marble posed on Maria Fermi Sacchetti’s grave in the cemetery of Olgiate Olona was restored: the work of restoration – financed by a benefactor of Olgiate Olona - was carried out by Enrico&Carlo Lualdi of Busto Arsizio, the same firm which manufactured the tombstone in 2009.
Delegated by the mayor Giovanni Montano, Alberto Colombo represented the town of Olgiate Olona on October 8, 2015, in Milan at the commemoration of the victims of Milan-Linate air disaster.
Documents related to the commemorative events of 2015
Commemoration of June 26, 2015
June 15, 2015 - Press release of Municipality of Olgiate Olona
June 5, 2015 - Words in poetry by Alberto Colombo
March 26, 2015 - 2nd anniversary of the publication of this website
Selection of articles related to the commemorative events of 2015
La prealpina October 17, 2015
Dignità alla memoria di Maria
La settimana October 9, 2015
Restaurata grazie a un benefattore la tomba di Maria Fermi, vittima del disastro aereo
VareseNews.it October 2, 2015
Restaurata la tomba di Maria Fermi, morta nel disastro aereo
ValleOlona.com October 2, 2015
Sulla memoria non è mai tempo di metterci una pietra sopra
La prealpina September 27, 2015
Dove nel 1959 precipitò l’aereo e persero la vita 70 persone
La settimana July 3, 2015
«Nessuno sarà dimenticato»
La settimana June 26, 2015
Gli studenti ricordano il disastro aereo
VaresePolis.it June 25, 2015
Olgiate Olona, settanta vite immortali
La prealpina June 23, 2015
Il ricordo del disastro aereo con gli occhi degli studenti
VareseCultura.it June 22, 2015
Settanta vite immortali - 26 giugno 2015
AgenPress.it June 21, 2015
Olgiate Olona ricorda Paolo Pettinaroli (1944-2015), Presidente di Comitato e Fondazione 8 Ottobre
VareseNews.it June 16, 2015
26 giugno 1959, Olgiate Olona non dimentica il disastro aereo
Castellanza online June 11, 2015
Commemorazione anniversario disastro aereo 1959
LadyBlitz.it March 26, 2015
Germanwings, volo nato poesia per carezzare un cielo d’avorio e scoprirsi follia
Photo galleries 2015
Commemoration of June 26