written by Behind Venice, pics by Behind Venice
Today we bring you “virtually” in a workshop placed a few steps from the Rialto Bridge: Rugadoro. It is the masks atelier owned by Sarah Zanarella, a girl originally from Vicenza. Continue reading “RUGADORO BY SARAH ZANARELLA – SPECIAL VENETIAN MASKS”
We are almost there, just a few days remain before one of the most important events in Venice: the Carnival.
Have you ever been in Venice during the Carnival? It is a very fun and amazing experience. The city is like a huge party, with people playing music on the “calli”, at the sides of the bridges, into the Bacari (as you know, they are a sort of small pub). Also, during Carnival, people wear amazing costumes (because during the Carnival you can be whoever you desire to be)… in other words… IT IS A BIG PARTY!
Continue reading “Carnival of Venice 2019”
Just few impressions of Ballo Tiepolo at Palazzo Pisani Moretta. For a full review of a masked ball, check out here Minuetto al Ridotto.
Ballo Tiepolo at Palazzo Pisani Moretta was the second and last ball we attended this Carnival. As the first one, it was a wonderful experience.
Continue reading “BALLO TIEPOLO – VENICE CARNIVAL 2018”
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Fin dall’inizio del IX secolo il 2 Febbraio di ogni anno, giorno della purificazione di Maria, 12 ragazze del popolo scelte per rappresentare la città, si radunavano insieme ai loro promessi sposi nella chiesa di San Pietro di Castello per ricevere la benedizione nuziale. Continue reading “TRADIONAL “FESTA DELLE MARIE””
Once in a lifetime, everyone should try the Venetian carnival, in its most authentic and magical form: a masked ball in the splendid setting of a Venetian palace.
Continue reading “CARNIVAL 2018: A FABULOUS NIGHT – “Minuetto al Ridotto””
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I primi di Febbraio 2017 mi sono iscritta alla selezione per la Festa delle Marie, inizialmente l’ho presa subito come un gioco, visto il numero di ragazze iscritte, non sapevo se ce l’avrei fatta a diventare una delle dodici. Continue reading “THE STORY OF GIULIA, MARIA DEI VENEZIANI 2017”
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.
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”