Carnevale di Venezia – Venice Carnival 2015

Carnavale Venezia

CARNEVALE IS THE MOST POPULAR EVENT IN VENICE: Carnevale di Venezia 2015 (Venice Carnival) runs from January 31st to February 17th and visitors to this pre-Lent Carnevale can expect a hive of activities in Venice, including pageants, entertainment, street performances, food, balls, theatre and plays. Piazza San Marco and the Venice lagoon are where most […]

Venice’s Marriage of the Sea – Festa della Sensa 2015

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 […]

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 […]