Archive for September, 2010

CIRCUITO OFF : The Short Film festival

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

circuito-off5Circuito Off Revolution, is the true title for the 11th Edition of the Festival which, after a history of ten years, makes now a leap forward, with many surprises for its large and loyal audience and two brand new locations in Venice and Lido island. The screenings will take place in two prestigious venues of Ca’ Foscari University: the Auditorium in Campo Santa  Margherita, centre of the young life of the city and place that saw the birth of the Festival, will host the afternoon screenings.
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REGATA STORICA Sunday September 5th 2010

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

venezia_regata2010The Regata Storica is the main event in the annual “Voga alla Veneta” rowing calendar. This unique sport has been practised in the Venetian lagoon for thousands of years and today it is particularly well-known for the spectacular historical water pageant that precedes the race.  Scores of typically 16th century-style boats with gondoliers in period costume carry the Doge, the Doge’s wife and all the highest ranking Venetian officials up the Grand Canal in a brightly coloured parade.
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