Everybody in Italy knows that the 11th of November is the day in which Catholic Church commemorates Saint Martin. It’s not clear why this figure is so popular in our country but, as a matter of fact, it’s undeniable that here in Venice is just another occasion to celebrate!
First of all, who was Saint Martin or, as we know him in Italy, San Martino? Continue reading “VENETIAN TRADITIONS: SAN MARTINO DAY”
Regatta has been the favorite subject for many painters when they wanted to depict a festive Venice. Since the birth of Venice, Venetians started to organize boat races, which were later transformed into organized regattas.