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Taxes in Venice

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

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Legislative Decree No. 23 of March 14, 2011 allowed Italian municipality to apply the tax on all overnight stays of non-residents in hotels and other residential .
The revenue is expected to finance projects in the tourism sector, maintenance, use and recovery of cultural assets and investments in local public services.

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Historical Regatta 2014

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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Also this year the Inevitable appointment with the historical regatta, which will be held on Sunday, September 7, 2014! The race is the most important event in the calendar of the Venetian rowing races, made spectacular by the famous historical procession that precedes the race itself!

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Palazzo Mocenigo: Fashion and Perfumes

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Palazzo MocenigoPalazzo Mocenigo opened again to the public (the opening has been the 1st November 2013) with a completely new proposal, thanks also to the help of Pier Luigi Pizzi.
Thanks to the restoration many elements, furnitures, frescos and decoration of this wonderful building can be admired again by everybody.

The new exposition not only give you the chance to admire ancient drapes and clothes from ‘700, but also many other objects! This has been possible thanks to the collaboration of other venetians museums of Fondazione Musei Civici Veneziani.

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Renovation of Scuola Grande Di San Marco

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Scuola Grande Di San Marco Scuola Grande Di San Marco, part of the Civil Hospital of Venice, has been reopened after a long renovation.

Finally the wonderful Salone dell Colonne, Sala Capitolare and Sala dell’Albergo can be admired again by everybody.
This wonderful building is an opera of Mauro Codussi (the same architect who realized the Clock Tower in Piazza San Marco) who during the 1490 completed the facade and the wonderful internal stair (which is actually a reconstruction made during the ‘900).

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Da Giorgio Franchetti a Giorgio Franchetti at Ca’ D’oro Museum

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Ca D OroSince few days, Ca’ D’Oro Museum promotes the last remaining days of the exposition “Da Giorgio Franchetti a Giorgio Franchetti. Collezionismi alla Ca’ D’Oro” with guided tours included in the rate of the ticket!
To be noticed that the exposition include “I Tesori del Ghetto di Venezia“, a wonderful collection of silver items restored by Venetian Heritage.
 
To be Remember also that next Saturday, 30th November 2013, the Gallery will be open also during  the evening, from 20.00 to 24.00. This is the first event dedicated to the theme “Misteri di Venezia”, accomplished with the association “Fili di Culture” and part of the National project “una Notte al Museo”.

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Festa del Redentore 2013

Monday, July 15th, 2013

logo redentore positivoWe are gettin’ closer to Redentore’s Night!!! This Festival is very popular in Venice, it’s a mix of religious theme and spectacular celebration. It’s held since 1577, every year!!!

San Marco Basin will be the heart of the Festival. This Saturday, 20th July 2013, thousands of boats will joint there, dressed with ballons, lights and music. All together they will wait the big final of the night: the fireworks!!!

Thousand of colors and shades will light up the Lagoon and the Monuments facing Saint Mark’s Area.

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55. Biennale d’Arte 2013

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

biennale150x150The 55° Venice Biennale officially opened to the public on June 1st 2013. This year the curator is Massimiliano Gioni, a young art critic.

As usual the show takes place at the Giardini and in the Arsenale. This year the Exposition  looks like a labyrinth of ideas and emotions, a temporary Museum which investigates the ways in which the movie posters are used to organize knowledge.

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Project Glass Rooms – Fragile?

Monday, June 10th, 2013

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The project “The Glass Rooms” of the Giorgio Cini Foundation on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore continues with a new exhibition appointment: Fragile?
Glass Rooms initiative was established with the aim of enhancing the glass art of the Twentieth century emphasizing all the possible uses of this material.

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Exposition Adele Fornoni Bisacco Palazzi – Museo del Merletto, Burano

Monday, February 18th, 2013

merletto 1 A wonderful collection by Adele Fornoni Bisacco Palazzi illustrates the ancient and extraordinary art of lace.
The fascinating history of this art is well described in this exposition

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Berengo Gardin Exposithion

Monday, February 18th, 2013

berengo Starting from February 1st to May 12th 2013, Venice will host the exhibition of Gianni Berengo Gardin. Tales of a photographer”. This exhibition, which will take place in the island of Giudecca at “Casa dei Tre Oci”, beautifully located in front of the San Marco’s Basin, will highlight more than 130 photo shoots of one of the most important italian photographer.

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