DA VENEZIA CON AMORE

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Venezia vive di luoghi comuni: l’amore, la gondola, Rialto e i tramonti sono spesso gli stereotipi per eccellenza di questa fantastica città. Ma come diceva Nancy Kress, “A stereotype may be negative or positive, but even positive stereotypes present two problems: They are cliches, and they present a human being as far more simple and uniform than any human being actually is”. Continue reading “DA VENEZIA CON AMORE”

FROM VENICE WITH LOVE

Dear friends welcome back to our blog,Love

Venice is full of commonplaces: love, gondolas, Rialto and nice sunsets are the most abused stereotypes about this fantastic city. However, as Nancy Kress stated: “A stereotype may be negative or positive, but even positive stereotypes present two problems: They are cliches, and they present a human being as far more simple and uniform than any human being actually is”. Continue reading “FROM VENICE WITH LOVE”

25 APRIL IN VENICE: FEAST OF ST. MARK AND FEAST OF THE BLOOMING ROSE

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Alessandra.Battistel – Opera propria

Venice is worldwide known as the city of lovers. That is not always true. Venice is a democratic city: it’s a city for workers, a city for artists, a city for students, for tourists and much more. It depends what are you looking for and, most of all, where you are looking at. Continue reading “25 APRIL IN VENICE: FEAST OF ST. MARK AND FEAST OF THE BLOOMING ROSE”

VENICE CARNIVAL

It is almost impossible to describe what is the Venice Carnival. There would be too much to say about its history, traditions and events. Take this post as it is: a brief introduction.masks carnival venice

Carnival is held every year, during Shrove Tuesday (Martedì Grasso) and Ash Wednesday (Mercoledì delle Ceneri), which is forty days before Easter and during the weekend before. Continue reading “VENICE CARNIVAL”

Festa del Redentore

An old, but spectacular Venetian tradition: Festa del Redentore is a big event taking place every year on the third Sunday of July.fireworks festa del redentore

It reminds the Venetian Senate decision to build the Chiesa del Redentore (Redeemer’s Church) as an ex-vote for the liberation of the city from the black death of 1575-1577, a plague that caused the death of more than a third of the city’s population in just two years. Continue reading “Festa del Redentore”

EASTER 2017 IN VENICE

When: 13-17 of April

Tips: Easter is a very good period to enjoy traditional food, be sure to book a restaurant well in advance though!

Easter is chosen by many tourists as the perfect period to visit Venice.

It is possible to enjoy the festive atmosphere connected with the Christian and Hebraic Easter celebrations.

Venice is home of the Patriarch of Venice, an ancient religious institution dating back to October 1451. Continue reading “EASTER 2017 IN VENICE”