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10 Priceless Things we learned at Grandmom’s – Nonna’s House

10 Priceless Things we Learned at Grandmom’s Nonna’s House. See if you agree with our list of 10 beginning on THE NEXT PAGE * Grandmom’s House was the place we all loved. She was the cog around which the wheel turned.   Lessons Learned with Her Last Forever * NEXT PAGE Everybody Loves Italian

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The Baseball Hall of Fame Remembers Joe Garagiola

Joseph Henry Garagiola, Sr. (February 12, 1926 – March 23, 2016) was an American professional baseball catcher, later an announcer and television host, popular for his colorful personality. Garagiola played nine seasons in the Major Leagues. He was also well known outside of baseball for having been one of the regular panelists on The Today Show for […]

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Nonna singing Italian Nursery Rhyme “Sega Sega Mastu Ciccio”

Nonna singing Italian Nursery Rhyme  Sega Sega Mastu Ciccio   Nursery rhymes are often quick little songs that are sung to children to help soothe them.  This tradition takes place in all cultures and we tend to sing the same songs to our children that our parents and grandparents sang to us.   Below are […]

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Beloved Yogi Berra – Documentary

Beloved Yogi Berra – Documentary Yogi Berra was born in a primarily Italian neighborhood of St. Louis called “The Hill”, to Italian immigrants Pietro and Paolina (née Longoni) Berra. Pietro, originally from Malvaglio near Milan in northern Italy, arrived at Ellis Island on October 18, 1909, at the age of 23. In a 2005 interview […]

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Spectacular Vittorio Brumotti – Crazy or Brilliant …? You Decide….

Spectacular Vittorio Brumotti – Crazy or Brilliant …? You Decide…. Born in Finale Ligure , he lives in Boissano in the province of Savona ; 11 years begins to practice bike trial. Between 2007 and 2008 he made ​​a trip to the United States in order to win the “blessing” by the award-winning mountain biker […]

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La Tarantella Pugliese – Italian Folk Music

La Tarantella Pugliese – Italian Folk Music Tarantella is a group of various folk dances characterized by a fast upbeat tempo, usually in 6/8 time (sometimes 18/8 or 4/4), accompanied by tambourines. It is among the most recognized forms of traditional southern Italian music. The specific dance-name varies with every region, for instance tammuriata in […]

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Marzia & Felix – Language Challenge Leaves You with a Smile

Marzia and Felix “Language Challenge” Leaves You with a Smile Just a very cute video – nothing more. Marzia is adorable and Felix is positive in this light hearted piece. Join us on THE NEXT PAGE for this Cute Video

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Bocce – How to Play

Bocce – How to Play Bocce, closely related to bowling and pétanque, has a common ancestry from ancient games played in the Roman Empire. Developed into its present form in Italy (where it is called bocce, the plural of the Italian word boccia which means “bowl”), it is played around Europe and also in overseas […]

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“MORRA” – Ancient Italian Game – MUST SEE

“MORRA” – Ancient Italian Game referred to as “Casting Lots” in the Bible – MUST SEE – Morra is a hand game that dates back thousands of years to ancient Roman and Greek times. It can be played to decide issues, much as two people might toss a coin, or for entertainment. In the Bible, […]

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MUST SEE – Passionate kids play the ancient Italian game of “Sa Murra” –

SA MURRA * Impassioned Kids Playing the ancient game of “MORRA” Though you may not understand the language this is worth a look. And….Calm? I don’t think so! Even at this young age the kids really get into playing the Italian Fingers Game – “Murra” Watch this video. It will Crack you up as kids […]

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