The Marostica living chess match

Cari amici di verbling,
oggi vi voglio raccontare qualcosa su un evento storico che si svolge a Marostica, una bella cittadina, non lontano da Venezia.
Ogni due anni si gioca a Marostica, una partita a scacchi viventi, con personaggi in costume d'epoca. La tradizione risale al 1454, quando, secondo una leggenda, due nobili innamorati della stessa donna, si sono sfidati a scacchi per averla in moglie.

Dear Verblingers,
today, I want to tell you something about a traditional and historical event that takes place in Marostica, a nice city located in the north of Italy, not far from Venice.
Marostica is known as " the city of chess " because every 2 years, a living chess match is played there and all the participants wear traditional costumes.
According to a legend, the tradition started in 1454, when two young aristocratics fell in love with the same woman and decided to challenge each other with a chess-game, in order to marry her.

Watch the video with english subtitles at the following link.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cb5rpJ9csUU

I'm looking forward to hearing something about a traditional event in your country!



13 marzo 2020
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Ciao! My name is Ilaria, I'm from Milan and I'm an experienced and certified italian teacher for foreigners. I've been teaching italian for the last 8 years, working for different language schools and cultural associations in Milan and abroad. I've been working with students of all levels, ages and background including immigrants, high school students, kids, adults ,seniors and college students. I have already been teaching online for 4 years. I’m a language learner. I speak english, portuguese and spanish. I lived in Ireland, in Portugal and in the Netherlands. I love intercultural relations and during my classes I really enjoy covering topics related to culture, geography, art, music, gastronomy and much more! My classes are conversation driven. I speak italian from the first lesson and you will realize that this is possible, even for a beginner! Together with speaking, I always include some reading, listening, vocabulary, writing and a focus on grammar rules. During my classes I like to use different materials like songs, images, games, role-plays, poems and videos. I like to prepare tailor-made lessons according to my students needs and interests. I’m also an experienced travel agent and author of articles related to tourism and culture. I can also help professionals who need Businness Italian classes or Italian classes for the tourism industry. If you want to learn or improve your Italian, book a lesson with me and I’ll see you soon! A presto!
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Italiano
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Italiano
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Ciao! My name is Ilaria, I'm from Milan and I'm an experienced and certified italian teacher for foreigners. I've been teaching italian for the last 8 years, working for different language schools and cultural associations in Milan and abroad. I've been working with students of all levels, ages and background including immigrants, high school students, kids, adults ,seniors and college students. I have already been teaching online for 4 years. I’m a language learner. I speak english, portuguese and spanish. I lived in Ireland, in Portugal and in the Netherlands. I love intercultural relations and during my classes I really enjoy covering topics related to culture, geography, art, music, gastronomy and much more! My classes are conversation driven. I speak italian from the first lesson and you will realize that this is possible, even for a beginner! Together with speaking, I always include some reading, listening, vocabulary, writing and a focus on grammar rules. During my classes I like to use different materials like songs, images, games, role-plays, poems and videos. I like to prepare tailor-made lessons according to my students needs and interests. I’m also an experienced travel agent and author of articles related to tourism and culture. I can also help professionals who need Businness Italian classes or Italian classes for the tourism industry. If you want to learn or improve your Italian, book a lesson with me and I’ll see you soon! A presto!
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