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  • Name: Jenifer Landor
  • Location: Agnone, Alto Molise
  • Country: Italy
  • Region: Molise

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  • A community of artisans

    A community of artisans

    Way off the beaten track, nestled in the Apennine hills in Molise, is the little town of Agnone – home of my ancestors. Here, our family have been making bells for the Popes for over 1000 years in the world’s oldest bell foundry. This is a rural community, not of contadini, but of world-cla...

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    Blog Post updated 3 months ago
  • Learning Italian in a community

    Learning Italian in a community

    Live and Learn Italian was conceived on a trip I made to Agnone to study Italian. The home of my grandfather, I had always felt a strong connection and deep link with our family history. Several years before, my 7 year old had spent 10 days there with cousins, to be immersed in the language. When...

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    Blog Post updated about 1 year ago
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  • Winter Festival in Molise

    Winter Festival in Molise

    Unique to Agnone, in alto Molise, this winter festival of fire is celebrated on the 8th of December and on the 24th. La “Ndocciatta is believed to have originated during the Samnite era (one of the pre-Roman Italici tribes finally subdued by the Romans at the Battle of Colline Gate in 82 B.C.) wh...

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    Blog Post updated over 1 year ago
  • A wedding tradition still alive today

    A wedding tradition still alive today

    A tradition surviving generations…….. Today in the hills of Molise, where ties to tradition are still so strong, la serenata is alive and well – and during our Live and Learn Italian stay, we were so lucky to witness this really splendid event. In days gone by, when a young man had set his sights...

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    Blog Post updated over 1 year ago
  • Cooking (and speaking) Italian style

    Cooking (and speaking) Italian style

    So many people are learning Italian – incredibly it is the 4th most studied language! Mostly this is just for the pleasure of communicating on holiday trips to Italy, and although it might seem easy, it just isn’t – but there is no better way than to take some time to study in the country i...

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    Blog Post updated over 1 year ago
  • Picture created over 1 year ago