Venice’s Marriage of the Sea – Festa della Sensa 2013

Doge's ship

Festa della Sensa – a Venice Festival Which Includes the Marriage of the Sea Ceremony: The Festa della Sensa (Feast of the Ascension), is a historical and colourful Venice festival that has been captured by many artists. This Ascension Day festival goes back to the days of the Venetian Republic and marks two important events […]

Carnevale di Venezia – Venice Carnival 2013

Venice Carnival

Carnevale di Venezia 2013 – The Very Popular Venice Carnival: Carnevale di Venezia 2013 (Venice Carnival) runs from January 26th to February 12th. The central theme this year is ‘Vivi I Colori – Live in Colour’.  There’s no doubt that Venice is a colourful city and artists such as Canaletto, Guardi, Bellotto, Titian, Bellini and […]

Venice celebrates Festa di San Marco – April 25th

Basilica San Marco

April 25th is Festa della Liberazione, but Venice also Celebrates Festa di San Marco: April 25th is an especially significant day for the people of Venice. While the whole of Italy celebrates Liberation Day (Festa della Liberatione), Venice has another special celebration on this day.  April 25th is Festa di San Marco, the Feast Day […]