Venice Carnival

“Every human mind, but give him a mask and will be sincere” Oscar Wilde

The most gluttonous feast of the world!

The carnival with a festive show of joy, colors, emotions, many dating from 31 January to 17 February 2015, “Shrove Tuesday”.

PROGRAM CARNIVAL OF VENICE 2015

January 31

OPENING OF CARNIVAL OF VENICE – PART ONE

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“The magical banquet”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Begins the first part of the opening to the Carnival of Venice” The magical banquet”– a fairy tale of the Venetian food, a magic show, with evocative scenes between water and sky, where the dominant theme is the FOOD, To highlight the Italian culture with its traditions, an aspect for which our country is also known abroad.


 

February 1

THE VENETIAN FESTIVAL SULL'ACQUA- PART TWO

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The march on’ water

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second part of the opening of the Carnival of Venice is inaugurated by the water parade and the parade of masks all around, after food stands with “fritole e galani”


 

February 7

THE COMPETITION THE MASK MORE’ BEAUTIFUL

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The competition of the best mask

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Competition most anticipated best mask awaits you in Piazza San Marco with two appointments: at 11.00 and 15.00.

We wait all day until 17 February 2015.

They will be on stage street artists, masked groups and between dance performances, dance, party and colors, the public will decide the most beautiful masks !!

With the extraordinary participation Grand Theatre:

“LINDY HOPPERS”, He will perform in a swing of the '20s, which will bring in by US ballrooms of the 30's.

“THE MISSING LINK” Huma Entertainment Show, a show of emotion and poetry in the air, with acrobatic dance, nouveau cirque, that will leave the audience in a magical charm.

 

 

FEAST OF MARIE

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Festa delle Marie

Preceded by Procession of the Feast of the Maries,which starts around 14:30 from San Piero di Castello and will arrive at Gran Teatro di San Marco.

The traditional Feast of Marie, a moment to admire the costumes of the tradition of Venice, will begin at 16:00, recalls the homage of customs jewels doge faveva annually to twelve Venetian girls for their wedding.


 

February 8

FLIGHT OF THE ANGEL

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The Flight of the Angel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A scenic flight from campanile San Marco that finally opens the festivities of the Carnival of Venice, as the Angel of 2015 by tradition will be played by Marianna Serena, Maria The winner of the Carnival 2014.


 

February 15th

“FLYING EAGLE”

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The flight of’ Eagle

 

A flight fromthe bell tower of San Marco reaches the Grand TheatreWhere will compete the last competitors of the best mask and perform in the stage of historical dance groups, transforming the stage into a ballroom of the past, taking us back in the eighteenth century and in’ Eight hundred.


 

February 17th

“Shrove Tuesday”- THE END OF CARNIVAL

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“What Svolo of Leon”

To affirm the importance of Winged lion,symbol of the city,from bell tower of San Marco Painted on a large scenic cloth, it will fly over the audience of the square greeted on stage Grand Theatre by the twelve girls Venetian to permanently symbolize the close of the 2015 Venice Carnival.

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