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CARNIVAL OF VENICE 2016

CREATUM or else arts and traditions

Piazza San Marco, will be transformed into the Venice of 700th, the arts and crafts of the Venetian tradition will be restored to the splendor of the ancient shops of weavers, tailors, glaziers and mask makers, a big stage on Venetian history.

Main events of the Carnival of Venice 2016


23 GENNAIO
Festa Veneziana – First part

24 GENNAIO
Festa Veneziana  – Second part

30 GENNAIO
Festa delle Marie ,The Parade in Via Garibaldi and then Festa delle Marie in Piazzo San Marco

31 GENNAIO
Waiting for the Angel of the Carnival -  The Flight of the Angel

7 FEBBRAIO
Waiting for the Flight of the Eagle -  in Piazza Ferretto a Mestre The Flight of the Donkey

7 FEBBRAIO
The Best mask Contest – The Grand Finale

8 FEBBRAIO
Waiting for the 12 Marie del Carnevale

9 FEBBRAIO
Award ceremony of the "Maria del Carnevale 2016" and The flight of the "Leon"


THE KING'S BANQUET

Event fee, at the Arsenal, where you can experience a spectacular "dinner as in the times of the Serenissima ", when, at the time of its maximum splendor, Venice was the cultural center of Europe.
Prices from € 300 per person and up.


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THE FEAST MORE GREEDY IN THE WORLD

With the usual artistic direction of David Rampelo, the Carnival of Venice 2015 theme is The Feast most greedy in the world, a celebration of good taste and good food.
A wonderful opportunity to celebrate excellence in the Venice area and Veneto in general, combined with the imminent opening of EXPO MILANO 2015 whose main theme will be feeding the planet.
In addition to the traditional events, there will also be performances and events related enogastronomy with the enhancement of its excellence products.
Throughout Venice, starting from the theater of Piazza San Marco, as well as in museums and also in the Arsenal area will be put on shows and events all connected with food.
PROGRAM VENICE CARNIVAL 2015

Saturday, January 31, 2015
11:00 to 19:00 Campo San Polo Ice Skating in Venice
18:30 Grand Canal and the Cannaregio district The Venetian Festival on the water - Part One

Sunday, February 1, 2015
10:30 Grand Canal and the Cannaregio district The Venetian Festival on the water - Part Two
11:00 to 19:00 Campo San Polo Ice Skating in Venice

From Monday February 2, 2015 to Friday, February 6, 2015
11:00 to 19:00 Campo San Polo Ice Skating in Venice

Saturday, February 7, 2015
11:00 | Piazza San Marco Inauguration of the Gran Teatro di Piazza San Marco
11:00 to 13:00 | Piazza San Marco The Competition of the Best Masked
11:00 to 19:00 | Campo San Polo Ice Skating in Venice
11.00,14.30,16.30 | Piazza San Marco THEATRE TRAVELING "Secrets in Venice"
16:00 | Piazza San Marco Festa delle Marie

Sunday, February 8, 2015
10:30 Piazza San Marco WAITING FOR THE ANGEL OF CARNIVAL
11:00 to 19:00 Campo San Polo Ice Skating in Venice
11.00,14.30,16.30 Piazza San Marco THEATRE TRAVELING "Secrets in Venice"
12:00 Piazza San Marco The Angel Flight
16:30 to 18:00 Piazza San Marco The Competition of the Best Masked

From Monday February 9, 2015 to Saturday, February 14, 2015
11:00 Piazza San Marco The Grand Theatre of Piazza San Marco
11:00 to 13:00 Piazza San Marco The Competition of the Best Masked
11:00 to 19:00 Campo San Polo Ice Skating in Venice
11.00,14.30,16.30 Piazza San Marco THEATRE TRAVELING "Secrets in Venice"
15:00 to 18:00 Piazza San Marco The Competition of the Best Masked

Sunday, February 15, 2015
11:00 Piazza San Marco The Grand Theatre of Piazza San Marco
11:00 to 13:00 Piazza San Marco The Competition of the Best Masked
11:00 to 19:00 Campo San Polo Ice Skating in Venice
11.00,14.30,16.30 Piazza San Marco THEATRE TRAVELING "Secrets in Venice"
12:00 Piazza Ferretto Mestre FLYING DONKEY
12:00 Piazza San Marco FLYING EAGLE

Monday February 16, 2015
11:00 Piazza San Marco The Grand Theatre of Piazza San Marco
11:00 to 19:00 Campo San Polo Ice Skating in Venice
11.00,14.30,16.30 Piazza San Marco THEATRE TRAVELING "Secrets in Venice"

Tuesday February 17, 2015
11:00 to 13:00 Piazza San Marco The Competition of the Best Masked
11:00 to 19:00 Campo San Polo Ice Skating in Venice
11.00,14.30,16.30 Piazza San Marco THEATRE TRAVELING "Secrets in Venice"
14:30 to 17:30 Piazza San Marco THE COMPETITION FOR PICTURE MORE 'BEAUTIFUL - GRAND FINALE
16:30 Piazza San Marco Award of Mary of the Carnival 2014
17:00 Piazza San Marco Lo "Svolo of Leon"

In some Tese of the Arsenale, during the Carnival of Venice in 2015, will be made evening and night shows, with music, fireworks and water fountains.
There are also numerous private parties, more or less pageantry, to be held in the palaces of Venice during Carnival.

The program may be subject to change. for more information visit the official website carnevale-venezia.it
Carnival 0f Venice 2016
Carnevale Venezia 2014

FEAST OF THE MARIES


According to tradition, the Venetian doge donated twelve beautiful maidens of humble origins, jewelry bring a dowry for their marriage. In memory of this tradition is celebrated the Feast of the Maries, which opens Saturday, February 7 with a parade from the Riva degli Schiavoni to Piazza San Marco.
Twelve young Venetian girls, accompanied by numerous figures in costume will arrive in Piazza San Marco around 16.00 for the traditional presentation to the population.
The event will close on February 17 with the awarding of the Maria of Venice Carnival 2015

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NEW 2014 - FIRST ZOMBIE WALK

Saturday, February 15th will be held the first Zombie Walk, an event included in the official program of the Venice Carnival.
The march will start from the Zattere at 16.00 with meeting at 15:00
The parade arrives at the Campo della Pescheria, a short walk from the Rialto where the event will continue with music until late at night.
It was also organized a landing of zombies to the Zattere by preparing a boat that will start from Tronchetto but with limited seating.
In case of rain the event will be held from 17.00 in the Campo della Pescheria, which has many covered spaces

PRESENTATION OF VENICE CARNIVAL 2014

The Artistic Director of the City of Venice in partnership with Vela spa presented the new guidelines for the Carnival of Venice 2014.
It will be a Carnival of Venice 2014 inspired by world of fairy tales,  by the fantastic, by the enchanted forests and the wonders of nature.



WONDER AND FANTASY NATURE
A FAIRY-TALE CARNIVAL - THE FANTASY FOREST

It will be an opportunity to consider, in the context of the Carnival of Venice, myths and legends that have been forgotten, from the distant peoples with which Venice has been in contact in the past, or even originated in the forests that once covered the Alpine region surrounding the Serenissima Republic.

In Venice, visited in his past by travelers from every known land, the myths and legends of the distant peoples, became intertwined and acquired a new identity and vitality.
Inside the event will be possible revisit the legends about the creatures of the woods of northern Europe, but also those from Africa and Asia, where arrived the Venetian boats.
The theme of the event will also lead to re-establish the contact of man and  modern societies, with nature and the environment, challenges increasingly important and timely.


NEW  2014
THE NIGHTS OF THE ARSENAL
After the parenthesis for the America's Cup will the Arsenale reopen its doors to welcome  Venice Carnival and develop his theme NATURE FANTASTIC.
The event will take place for six nights from Thursday, February 27th to Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The six nights will feature lights, water fountains and entertainment, with every evening in memory of the history of the arsenal.

From St. Mark's to Arsenal: notes on the water
Each evening, from Carnival Thursday to Mardi Gras, boats with the official logo of the Carnival will sail from San Marco carrying an orchestra and street artists directly into the Great Dock at the Arsenale.
Other boats decorated for the occasion will depart from Piazzale Roma and Rialto. Even public transport will be enhanced with a stop Basins, which will allow public access from the northern side of the lagoon.
At the end of the demonstrations in St. Mark's Square, around 18, a touring band, accompanied by the conductors of the event and  artists on stilts will embark to Riva Maravegie at the Arsenal. Although the public will be allowed to climb for free.

Riva di Maravegie
Una compagnia di artisti si esibiranno sfilate dedicate al tema dell'acqua e del fuoco, accoglierà il pubblico che arriva all'Arsenale.
All'interno dell'area saranno effettuati interventi per ricreare l'atmosfera dell'Arsenale, al momento del suo massimo splendore.
Vicino la gru storico, i musicisti si esibiranno ogni sera da tutta Italia. La notte del Martedì Grasso apertura sarà aperta dalla festa della Taranta pugliese.

Memoirs of the Arsenale: from the fire of 1569 at the Battle of Lepanto in 1571
Directed by David Rampello will be relived the annals of the sixteenth century of the Arsenal. The narrator is an unnamed Venetian galley slave, believed responsible for the fire in 1569 that destroyed the Arsenal.
Colored water fountains, accompanied by a soundtrack of great impact, guide the audience into the narrative until the final fireworks.
The show will be repeated twice in the afternoon and in the evening, to allow the widest possible audience to see it.

after Show
After 23:00 the music at the end of the shows will continue until late at night.

The main events of the Carnival 2014:

Friday, February 14, 2014

19:00 and 21:00 Theatre Fondamenta Nuove - Romeo and Juliet
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition "Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
15.00 Palazzo Grimani Perdifiaba: The Castle of Flowers
16:00 Theatre Fondamenta Nuove FOUNDATION KIDS Review - New The Legend of the Flying Rabbit
17:30 Institute of Sciences, Letters and Arts "FIAT COLOR. The re-invention of the colors of the world"
18:00 Grand Canal and the Cannaregio The Venetian Festival in the water - Part One
19:00 Ateneo Veneto Brancusi Trio in concert.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition "Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:30 Grand Canal and district of Cannaregio The Venetian Festivities on the water - Part Two
15:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Nature Pop! Flowers by Andy Warhol
Monday, February 17, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition "Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
17:00 House of Cinema film "The Man Who Planted Trees"
17:30 Ateneo Veneto Theatre Conference of Fantastic Zoology
18:30 House of Cinema Film "Il pianeta blu"
20:30 House of Cinema Film "Genesis"
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition "Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition "Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
16:30 House of Cinema Film "La nostra terra"
17:30 Ateneo Veneto Theatre Conference of Fantastic Zoology
18:30 House of Cinema film "Microcosmos - Il popolo dell'erba"
20:30 House of Cinema film "Il popolo migratore"
Friday, February 21, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition "Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
19:30 Theatre Conference Murata show "The smallest mask in the world: The red nose"
19:30 Theatre Workshop theatrical Murata THE PLEASURE AND THE TRAGEDY OF BEING CLOWN
Saturday, February 22, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition " Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in store ... "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
14.30 Piazza San Marco Festa delle Marie

15.00 Palazzo Grimani Perdifiaba - " THE TALE OF PRINCE IVAN , BIRD OF FIRE AND GREY WOLF "
15:00 Theatre Workshop theatrical Murata THE PLEASURE AND THE TRAGEDY OF BEING CLOWN
16:00 Theatre Fondamenta Nuove FOUNDATION KIDS New Review - The Thousand and One Nights
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
17:30 Ateneo Veneto Theatre Conference of Fantastic Zoology
17:30 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Conference "The Adventure of Dragonero "
19:30 Theatre Workshop theatrical Murata THE PLEASURE AND THE TRAGEDY OF BEING CLOWN
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition "Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
12:00 Piazza San Marco The Flight of the Angel
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
15:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection A bestiary forefront. Discovering the fantastic animals of the Collection
15:00 Theatre Workshop theatrical Murata THE PLEASURE AND THE TRAGEDY OF BEING CLOWN
15:00 to 18:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
20:00 Sale Apollinee the Teatro La Fenice Concert "Le Sacre du Printemps"
Workshop theatrical THE PLEASURE AND THE TRAGEDY OF BEING CLOWN
19:30 Theatre Workshop theatrical Murata THE PLEASURE AND THE TRAGEDY OF BEING CLOWN
Monday, February 24, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition " Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in the archive "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
15:00 to 18:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
Tuesday February 25, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in store ... "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
15:00 to 18:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
16:30 House of Cinema film " Arthur and the Invisibles "
18:00 Ateneo Veneto Concert " Peter and the Wolf " and " Babar the Elephant "
18:30 House of Cinema film " Where the Wild Things Are "
20:30 House of Cinema film " Ponyo "
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition " Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in the archive "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
15:00 to 18:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition " Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in the archive "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
15:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. St. Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
16:30 House of Cinema film " Fly Away "
17:00 Mocenigo Palace - Museum of Costume and Textile "Women in Love"
17:30 Natural History Museum of Theatrical Performance " The great forest that is the source of life"
18:30 House of Cinema film " The Fox and the Child "
18:30 Natural History Museum of Theatrical Performance " The great forest that is the source of life"
19:00 Mocenigo Palace - Museum of Costume and Textile "Women in Love"
19:30 Ateneo Veneto Concerto " Le Sacre du Printemps "
20:30 House of Cinema film "My Neighbor Totoro"
Friday, February 28, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition " Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in the archive "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. St. Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
17:00 and 19:00 Mocenigo Palace - Museum of Costume and Textile "Women in Love"
20:30 Theatre Murata Entertainment " Kong, the eighth wonder of the world"
Saturday, March 1, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition " Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in the archive "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
15.00 Palazzo Grimani Perdifiaba . " The Golden Apples of Lough Erne "
15:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
15:00 to 18:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
16:00 Chirignago - Zelarino Costume party for kids
16:00 New Theatre Foundation FOUNDATION KIDS - "Beauty and the Beast"
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
17:00 Mocenigo Palace - Museum of Costume and Textile "Women in Love"
18:00 Institute of Sciences, Letters and Arts Concert " Musical Flowers "
19:00 Mocenigo Palace - Museum of Costume and Textile "Women in Love"
20:30 Theatre Murata Entertainment " Kong, the eighth wonder of the world"
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition " Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in the archive "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
12:00 Square Underwire FLYING DONKEY
12:00 Piazza San Marco Il Volo dell'Aquila

14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
14:30 to 17:30 St Mark's Square CONTEST FOR PICTURE PIU ' BELLA - GRAND FINALE
15:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
16:00 New Theatre Foundation FOUNDATION KIDS - "Big Five"
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
17:00 and 19.00Palazzo Mocenigo - Museum of Costume and Textile "Women in Love"
Monday March 3, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition " Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in the archive "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
15:00 to 18:00 St Mark's Square Grand Final of the International Special Award "Nature fantastic "
16:00 Casa dei Tre Oci Educational visits "DOWN ' THE MASK . DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF NATURE IN MIMICRY "
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
21:00 New Theatre Foundation " Small and fluffy şi - to -Mic dracu "
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Campo San Polo - Ice Skating
10:00 to 18:00 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Exhibition " Themes & Variations. Empire of Light"
10:00 to 13:00 State Archives Documentary exhibition " Once Upon a Time in the archive "
11:00 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 Casa dei Tre Oci Educational visits "DOWN ' THE MASK . DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF NATURE IN MIMICRY "
11:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
11:00 to 13:00 St Mark's Square The Masked Costume Contest
14:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
14:30 Chirignago - Zelarino 47th Edition of the Carnival of Children - Parade of Floats
15:00 Fondazione Querini Stampalia Guided tours "Tales of Diana , the goddess , and the Magic of Nature "
16:30 Maria Piazza San Marco Award of the Carnival 2014
16:30 Piazza San Marco Theatre itinerant "Secrets of Venice"
17:00 The Piazza San Marco " Svolo of Leon
"
17:30 and 18:30 Museum of Natural History Theatrical Performance " The great forest that is the source of life"


This program may be subject to change








GUIDE TO VENICE CARNIVAL, PROGRAM VENICE CARNIVAL 2013, BEST PHOTOS 2012

VENICE CARNIVAL 2013

Photo Venice carnival 2012

Presented December 5 the official program of the Venice Carnival 2013 which will be held February 2 to 12 with a prologue on 26 and 27 January 2013, will be the theme of the carnival - LIVE IN COLOUR, noting that the presence of color in the city, in its buildings and their reflection in the water, also recalling the works of the great Venetian painters, masters of color, from Caravaggio to Titian, Bellini, Giorgione, Guardi.
"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those who love the colors." John Ruskin

The Flight of the Angel, the Eagle and the Lion will take place respectively on Sunday February 3, Sunday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 12, 2013.
Given the proximity to the Christmas and New Year will be retrieved the old start date of the Carnival of Venice, corresponding to 26 December day of St. Stephens, to create a prodromal event in the Carnival itself.
Therefore the New Year 2013 in Venice,. will be a New Year's masked.

PROGRAM VENICE CARNIVAL 2013

This program can be integrated with news of events and festivals from time to time communicated.
Visit our photo gallery with the best photos of the Carnival of Venice 2012

Saturday, January 26, 2013
- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 17.00 Venetian Festival on Water
  Grand Canal and the Cannaregio

Sunday, January 27, 2013
- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 11.00 Venetian Festival on Water
  Grand Canal and the Cannaregio

From Monday, January 28 to Friday, February 1
- Ice skating in Campo San Polo

Saturday, 2 February 2013
- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 1100 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 11.00 23.00 The Grand Theatre in Piazza San Marco
- 14.30 Theatrical traveling show "Secrets of Venice"
- 15.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 16.00 Festa delle Marie in Piazza San Marco
- 16.30 Theatrical traveling show "Secrets of Venice"


Sunday, February 3, 2013
- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 11.00 Theatrical traveling "Secrets of Venice"
- 11.00 23.00 The Grand Theatre in Piazza San Marco
- 12.00 Flight of the Piazza San Marco
- 14.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
- 16.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 16.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"

From Monday February 4, 2013 to Thursday, February 7, 2013
- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 1100 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 11.00 23.00 The Grand Theatre in Piazza San Marco
- 16.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco

Friday, February 8
- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 11.00 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
- 11.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 11.00 23.00 The Grand Theatre in Piazza San Marco
- 14.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
- 16.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 16.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"

Saturday, February 9
- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 11.00 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
- 11.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 11.00 23.00 The Grand Theatre in Piazza San Marco
- 14.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
- 16.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 16.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"


Sunday, February 10, 2013

- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 11.00 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
11:00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 11.00 23.00 The Grand Theatre in Piazza San Marco
- 12.00 Flight of the Eagle in Piazza San Marco
- 12.00's Flight in Piazza Ferretto in Mestre
- 14.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
- 16.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 16.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"


Monday, February 11, 2013

- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 1100 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 11.00 23.00 The Grand Theatre in Piazza San Marco
- 16.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

- Ice skating in Campo San Polo
- 11.00 Best Mask Contest in Piazza San Marco
- 16.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
- 11.00 23.00 The Grand Theatre in Piazza San Marco
- 16.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
- 16.30 Award of Maria of Venice Carnival 2013
- 16.30 Theatrical traveling show  "Secrets of Venice"
- 17.00 Flight of Leon in Piazza San Marco
- 23.30 The Rowing of Silence (from Rialto to San Marco)

In addition to classic events, from Saturday, February 2nd to Tuesday, February 12, 2013, will be held evenings of musical entertainment at the Grand Theatre of St. Mark's Square, each dedicated to a color:

- Abba Gold - The Night Angel inspired by Abba
- Almost Blue melancholy tribute to the jazz
- Black is black, inspired by the music of the 70's Soul and Black
- Evergreen, greatest hits of all time
- The Woman in Red, dedicated to the romantic passion
- Purple rain, pop favosoli 80 years
- Blue, with pieces of Italian singer-songwriters
- Yellow Submarine
- A Clockwork Orange, soundtracks famous
- La vie en rose, inspired by the French chanson d'amour
- Mardi Gras Colors Show, great show closing

Source: carnival-venezia.it

Venice Carnival 2013

Feast of the Maries

According to tradition, the Venetian doge donated twelve beautiful maidens of humble origins, jewelry bring a dowry for their marriage. In memory of this tradition is celebrated the Feast of the Maries, which opens Saturday, February 2 with a parade from the Riva degli Schiavoni to Piazza San Marco.
Twelve young Venetian girls, accompanied by numerous figures in costume will arrive in Piazza San Marco around 16.00 for the traditional presentation to the population.
The event will close on 12 febbario with the awarding of the Maria of Venice Carnival 2013

Carnival of Venice 2013

Rowing of Silence

The Rowing of Silence is a spectacular procession of gondolas and other common rowing boats, candlelight, leave Rialto to reach St. Mark's Basin.
The symbolic end of Carnival 2013 and the appointment to the edition of the Carnival of Venice 2014, will be when the procession arrive in Punta of Customs.

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Venice Carnival

VENICE CARNIVAL 2012

The traditional festivities for the Venice Carnival will be held in 2012 between 4 and 21 February involving three weekends.
The Venice Carnival program has events for all budgets, from the festivities inthe publics squares to mundane events in the most famous hotels.
The opening of the program is done with the traditional flight of the Colombina, in which a girl dressed as an angel (godmother of the Carnival) fly down from the bell tower in St Mark Square hanging from a steel cable.

Venice Carnival program 2012


Saturday 02/11/2012
◦ (12:00 - 12:00) Musical Brunch
◦ (16:00 - 18:00) Hot Chocolate in costume at the Gran Caffè Lavena
◦ (20:30 - 02:30) Gala Dinner Dance and show "On Concessions"
◦ (20:30 - 03:00) Il Ballo del Doge - "The Best of ..."
◦ (21:00 - 01:00) Dinner Dance The Minuet
◦ (21:00 - 02:00) The Grand Ball of the Serenissima, Homage to Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro"

Sunday 02/12/2012
◦ (12:00 - 12:00) Musical Brunch
◦ (13:30 - 15:30) Sunday lunch "Columbine"
◦ (16:00 - 18:00) Chocolate in costume at the Gran Caffé Lavena
◦ (21:00 - 01:00) Dinner Dance the Minuet
◦ (21:00 - 02:00) The Great Ball of Saint Valentine and Love Duets

Monday 02/13/2012
◦ (16:00 - 18:00) cotillion - dance lessons

Tuesday 02/14/2012
◦ (16:00 - 18:00) Chocolate in costume at the Gran Caffè Lavena
◦ (21:00 - 01:00) Romantic Dinner and Ball "Venice Venus"

Wednesday 02/15/2012
◦ (16:00 - 18:00) cotillion - dance lessons

Thursday 02/16/2012
◦ (12:00 - 12:00) Musical Brunch
◦ (20:30 - 02:30) Ballo Tiepolo
◦ (21:00 - 02:00) La Dolce Vita. Dance dedicated to Bella Epoca and Burlesque

Friday 02/17/2012
◦ (18:30 - 20:00) Concert, cocktails and Art of 1700
◦ (21:00 - 01:00) Dinner Dance the Minuet
◦ (21:00 - 02:00) The Great Ball Baroque. Homage to Monteverdi, Vivaldi and Scarlatti.

Saturday 02/18/2012
◦ (12:00 - 12:00) Musical Brunch
◦ (16:00 - 18:00) cotillion - dance lessons
◦ (19:00 - 23:00) Gondola Tour and Dinner in the Old Pignolo
◦ (20:30 - 02:30) Gala Dinner Dance and show "On Concessions"
◦ (20:30 - 03:00) Il Ballo del Doge 2012 - "Queensessence"
◦ (21:00 - 02:00) The Great Dance of the Three Tenors and Dogaressa

Sunday 02/19/2012
◦ (12:00 - 12:00) Musical Brunch
◦ (16:00 - 18:00) Chocolate in costume at the Gran Caffè Lavena
◦ (20:00 - 03:00) GREAT DANCE Mascheranda Serenissima Venice
◦ (21:00 - 01:00) Dinner Dance the Minuet
◦ (21:00 - 02:00) Tribute to George Bizet opera "Carmen"

Monday 02/20/2012
◦ (16:00 - 18:00) cotillion - dance lessons
◦ (19:00 - 23:00) Gondola Tour and Dinner in the Old Pignolo

Tuesday 02/21/2012
◦ (20:30 - 01:30) Gala Dinner and Dance Romantic Venice
◦ (21:00 - 02:00) Italian Romance Dance

Venice Carnival 2012

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For other things to do in Venice see What to do in Venice

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