Posts Tagged ‘spettacolo’

Burlesque at the Venice Casinò

Monday, February 28th, 2011

14307_attach1_img_794705_EMOP_Casino_di_VeneziaThe Casinò of Venice, or to be more precise, the splendid Ca’ Vendramin Calergi Palace on the Grand Canal, during the Venice Carnival will be transformed into a magical site where dramatised themed dinners and burlesque spectacles will take place.

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San Servolo Island in Celebration

Monday, July 5th, 2010

san servolo miniDuring next month many artists and celebrations will take place at San Servolo Island.
Benedictine monks lived on this island from at least the eighth century and for almost five hundred years.
They were joined later by nuns escaping from the convents of Saints Leone and Basso on the island of Malamocco, which had been destroyed by a seaquake. At the beginning of the 15th century the nuns departed, but they were soon replaced by a few dozen other nuns, who were fleeing the Turkish invasion of Crete.
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