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The Traditional Festival of “Sensa” in Venice | May, 11th and 12th 2013

A long-awaited event is coming in the so-called “Serenissima”, the city of Venice: the traditional festivalFesta della Sensa”.

Once again, on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th 2013, such an event will gather visitors from all over the world. Festa della Sensa is so special because citizens and visitors can live again the old history of the maritime Republic of Venice, its intimate relationship with the sea

Giotto and the Fourteenth Century at the Vittoriano in Rome

Until the 29th of June, the Vittorianos structure of Rome will give hospitality to a very important exhibition dedicated to the most important master painting of Middle Ages and of the entire history of art: Giotto.

The event, called “Giotto e il Trecento. Il più sovrano Maestro stato in dipintura” shows the whole decorative course of Giotto, extrapolating them from the cultural context in which Giotto worked. Wonderful works that date back to the period between the 13th century and mid-14th century, that retrace the artistic and stylistic career of Giotto, indicating the crucial stages of his life as a man and artist.

At the exhibition you will find 150 works exposed, among polyptyches, works on tables and sculptures with very rare goldsmith works that testify the stylistic sensibility and

Venice Carnival 2009

Well, here we are… It’s carnival time in Venice! From Saturday February 14th in fact, the celebrations of the famous Venice Carnival will begin, which every year gathers in the city party animals of every age and from all over the world.

Ten days of music, masks and celebrations of any kind, developed in a really rich programme to satisfy adults’ and children’s desires.

The event begins on 14th, with the opening of several exhibitions “Carnevale al Buio 2009” (“Carnival in the dark 2009″), parties “Festa di apertura del carnevale dei bambini” (“Opening party of the children’s carnival”) and in particular tasting itineraries “Fritoin Express“, besides an initiative, conceived for the Valentine’s day, “GLISSSSSSSENDO“, during which the Square of the Carnival will explode in a fantastic and striking show of music, fireworks and the performances of the best European street theatre.

But only on 15th you will have the opportunity to admire the real “inauguration” of Venice Carnival with the renowned and long-expected “Volo dell’Angelo” (“Angel’s Flight”) in Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square). Every year, this event shows