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Venice Carnival 2017 – The Program

Posted on 01-31-2017

Venice Carnival 2017The main theme of the Venice Carnival 2017 will be Creatum. The edition of this year has a rich program, with a lot of events that will animate the streets and the canals of the Serenissima, from February 11 to 28. A special appointment to live during a weekend in Venice.

One of the most important events of the Venice Carnival 2017 will start on February 18. This is the first day of the contest La maschera più bella (“The best mask”). And at 2.30 pm will take place the Festa delle Marie, a parade of twelve Venetian women with ancient costumes.

Another awaited moment of the Venice Carnival 2017 is the Volo dell’angelo (“Flight of the angel”): on February 19 in Piazza San Marco at twelve o’clock, a guest star will fly from the top of the bell tower of the Basilica to the centre of the square.