On Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July, Venice celebrates the Reedemer feast.
It is a festival particularly popular with Venetians as it combines a religious theme with a spectacular celebration thanks to the phantasmagorical fireworks that will enchant people in Venice on Saturday night from 11.30 pm until midnight.
At dusk, just as they have done for centuries, numerous small boats decked out with balloons, decortions, begin to flock into St. Mark Bay and the Giudecca Canal.
Into the boats all the participants enjoy a sumptuous typical Venetian dinner.
The Reedemer feast is a tradition dating back to 1577 and its name takes origins after the Reedentor church that was designed