(Read in Italian) This summer I am going to Puglia to help lead an Italian Language Immersion Tour with my friend Yle of YLTOUR (here are more details). We have spots for 4-15 people. I would love to see you all in Puglia so that we could get to know each other better, drink a lovely glass of wine together, prepare taralli with Yle’s grandmother in her kitchen and obviously, to speak in Italian all day long!
To celebrate this lovely occasion of going to Puglia, I am putting on a new blog contest! It was just one year ago today that I had my first blogcontest. How time flies! You know also that I am a graphic designer and I like putting my original designs on bags, aprons and cups. (You can see my designs on the page “Matta Designs” here on the blog.) Recently the vendor that makes the bags – Zazzle, sent me an extra one. Seeing as I already have one for my own personal use, I would like to give my blog readers the chance to win it. I checked with the post office and the cost to send the bag abroad is more or less $15, so I would like to open the blog contest up to whoever wants to participate, in all parts of the world. I will pay the price of postage. To read more details about this bag that is currently for sale on the Zazzle website follow this link
Alright! To have the chance to win the bag you only need to:
1) Subscribe to the blog Studentssa Matta and leave me a comment on this blog post. It doesn’t have to be a long comment. For example tell me something about yourself:
a) why you are learning Italian? or….
b) if you were to go to Puglia this summer, what would you like most to do or to see. or…
c) if you are Italian, where do you live or give me some advice on where in Italy I should go or visit next
2) Come visit me on the Facebook Page for Studentessa Matta Become a “fan” and say ciao to me there (if you are already a facebook friend, say hi anyway!)
3) Optional (but to double your chance of winning) follow me on Twitter! : italiamelissa – say hi to me there and retweet news of this blog contest
I will choose the winner in a simple, non complicated way, as I did last year. I will put all the names of participants in a ceramic bowl and my son will choose the name of the winner on
Monday May 14th (12 days from now) at 3pm California Time (Midnight In Italy)
Good luck! In bocca al lupo! (fyi: puppy not included!)