Life and theater, all in a mask. This is the theme of the 2012 Venice Carnival and what better stage setting could you find for acting out your daily life than Venice. Carnival marks the beginning of Lent; it is the extravagant celebration of food and fun that leads up to the forty days and nights of abstinence before Easter.
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February 1, 2012
This year, the 14th February, the time we celebrate San Valentino, the patron saint of lovers, falls very close to the most important time of the Carnival, the weekend following the last day of martedì grasso (or Fat Tuesday) on the 21st. This presents a wonderful opportunity to have a romantic time with your beloved in Venice, followed by a week of pure enjoyment…
January 4, 2012
In Venice, life is celebrated on the water. It’s not surprising then that in Venice, the feast day of Epiphany is all about. January 6th is Epiphany, the day in the annual calendar that marks the 12th day of Christmas when the Magi, or three wise men presented their gifts to the baby Jesus. Italy is a very religious country and thus these feast days are important across the nation.
October 7, 2011
Oh Venice, sometimes you make me sigh. What were you thinking wrapping your greatest sight in advertising banners? This is a trend that hopefully won’t become permanent. Imagine all the people who have come to Venice in the past year or two and found one of the things they most wanted to be photographed with [...]