Everybody in Italy knows that the 11th of November is the day in which Catholic Church commemorates San Martino.
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 San Martino or, as we know him in Italy, San Martino? Continue reading “VENETIAN TRADITIONS: SAN MARTINO DAY”
Did you know that 25 April in Venice is a particular day?
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”
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.