Archive for December, 2010

“OTTOCENTO – da Senso a Sissi, la città delle donne”: here is the Carnival 2011 by Davide Rampello

Monday, December 20th, 2010

ottocentoThe broad outline of next Carnival of Venice, tribute to Unification of Italy and to women, has been presented today at the Casino of Venice after being introduced to the mayor of Venice George Orsoni.
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COMPETITION TO BECAME EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2019

Monday, December 20th, 2010

capodanno-veneziaVenice… But Ravenna, Siena, L’Aquila, Amalfi, Matera, Palermo, Brindisi and Terni  as well. These are the Italian cities that are applying to become the European Capital of Culture for 2019.
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Venice Museums, a 360 ° virtual tour

Monday, December 20th, 2010

specialoffers_01_bLooking at a Tintoretto, Tiepolo or a Veronese in such a place as Doge’s Palace in Venice is something unique. Now, just logging on venice connected, the official web site for tourism run by the Venice City Council, and using the new feature by Geomondo, a young up-and-coming company, you can enjoy a visit from the comfort of your home, peering closely at the great works of art inside the Doge’s Palace.
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The Treasures of Montenegro

Monday, December 20th, 2010

tesori-del-montenegro-veneziaUntil January 06th 2011, in the monumental rooms of the Marciana Library and some rooms of the Archeological Museum, Piero Pazzi proposes you a wonderful exposition about the Montenegro’s Antique Art, when the country was part of the Venetian Empire.
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La regata delle Befane 2010

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

befana-apAt 11 a.m. on Epiphany, Thursday, January 6th, the 33rd  annual Regata delle Befane will be held on the “Canalazzo,” the Grand Canal. This is not an official Comune sporting event, but rather annual festivity organized by the historic Cannotieri Bucintoro (a rowing club founded in 1882).
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Venice Christmas Market

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

mercatini_venezia_campo_santo_stefano_58163For the three weeks before Christmas — until December 24th — Campo Santo Stefano is transformed into a Christmas Village,  entirely filled with craftsmen and food producers, whose displays are housed in 30 little wooden cabins. The square is lined with a backdrop picturing Venetian palaces, giving the whole scene a festival atmosphere.
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