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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/28/2019 - 12:32
The Venice Carnival is currently in full swing, and its highlight sure are the incredible costumes and masks. Even today, the centuries-old tradition of the…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:00
Planning a visit to Italy during the Carnival season? Here are seven celebrations not to miss! Carnival of Venice The star of Italian Carnival celebrations!…
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by John Bensalhia | Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:52
The new year starts right here in style with a colourful collection of places to visit and events to celebrate. John Bensalhia says felice anno nuovo! Hello…
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by John Bensalhia | Mon, 12/29/2014 - 04:24
John Bensalhia kicks off the new year by looking at a selection of some of the most memorable events and festivals to warm up Italy in January. With Christmas…
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by Silvia Donati | Sat, 10/18/2014 - 03:00
The theme of next year’s Venice Carnival will be “gluttony”, to honor Milan’s food-themed Expo 2015, it was recently announced. The motto of the Carnevale,…
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by Nicola Ferlei-Brown | Tue, 03/04/2014 - 00:01
Every year the excitement of the Venice Carnival is boosted by the diversity of its theme, which changes with every new edition. In 2014, “La Natura Fantastica…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/13/2014 - 02:30
The much-awaited Carnevale di Venezia kicks off Saturday, February 15. This year’s theme is “La natura fantastica,” in celebration of a fairy-like carnival, of…
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by John Bensalhia | Sun, 01/26/2014 - 01:30
John Bensalhia looks at a mixture of festivals, shows and exhibitions taking place in Italy throughout February 2014. February is the first sign that things…
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by Carol King | Fri, 02/01/2013 - 10:35
It’s carnival time in Italy and with it comes the promise merrymaking aided by good food, crazy costumes, spooky masks, spectacular processions of floats and…
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by Katia Amore | Mon, 02/15/2010 - 09:14
Pictures by Katia AmoreVisiting Venice during Carnival celebrations is once in a life time experience. First recorded in 1296, when the Senate of the Republic…