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The winners of "The best Masked Costume Contest" 2016
“La stagion del Carnoval tutto il mondo fa cambiar.
Chi sta bene e chi sta male Carneval fa rallegrar.
Qua la moglie e là il marito, ognuno corre a qualche invito, chi a giocare e chi a ballar”
A tribute to Dario Fo a Venice Carnival friend
One of the last performance in Venice was in 2009 Carnival who returned to Venice, after almost 30 years.
February 14th, in this magical evening, Dario Fo performed a special version of this famous monologue, including references to Venetian history and culture. His memory about what happened in 1970.
"Many years ago, in about 1970, I was giving a series of Carnival performances here in Venice in a Circusstyle big top that covered all of that huge square next to the famous winding staircase, which overlooks the whole city thanks...
Influential figures from a just-ended
Carnival 2.0 (2017 edition) has already begun
Influential figures from a just-ended carnival directed by Marco Maccapani, who has new ideas for new projects in the coming months.
First of all, numbers: more than 120 events in 18 days from 23rd January to 9th February subdivided into 30 events for children and young people, more than 30 cultural events, more than 200 artists and groups involved. 18 days of intensive programming from 10.00am to 10.30 pm (from Friday, 22nd January to Tuesday 9th February) both...
Yesterday the proclamation of the Maria of the Venice Carnival 2016
Claudia Marchiori, Maria of the year 2016: “I'm ready for the next year flight already”
The winners of “The best costume contest” 2016
This afternoon the jury, composed by MAURICE AGOSTI (chairman), FRANCESCO BRIGGI, costume designer, Atelier Pietro Longhi, Venice, FRANCO CECAMORE, Society Arte dei Mascareri, CHIARA KLINGER, Rubelli, ALESSIO ALDINI, fashion coiffeur, have admitted to the final 13 masks which paraded for the audience of Saint Mark's square, rushed numerous despite the rain.
The winners of the contest The best Mask 2016 are:
The most pertinent to the theme of Carnival 2016: “I CARRETTI SICILIANI” from Ragusa (Salvatori...
CdV2016 the Venice Carnival official app
The big celebration now at your fingertips: you can better enjoy the Village of Wonders in Piazza S.Marco
Now you can enjoy the Venice Carnival in a deeper way thanks to the only official app CdV2016. This year, the celebration will be more technological with the adoption of an app made by Silicon Make App and Bepart. The new app CdV2016 (you can download it from the Apple store or the