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…
Tag Archives: Venice performances
December 29, 2011
My interest in Teatro La Fenice in Venice, a beautiful opera house and a famous theater in Europe, began with a book: The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt. In his particular creative, non-fiction style he tells the true story of when La Fenice burnt down in 1996, bringing to life a tangled web of personalities, politics and history in Venice.