In Venice in 1094 Doge Vitale Falier was in power. In this period the first edition of the Carnival of Venice began unconsciously, as a public celebration to honor the days preceding Lent. Everything is reported in an official document so that the tradition could be followed. But it took long time before the Venice Carnival became a proper festival, ending the day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent.[...]
Dress up as a Venetian noble and experience an unforgettable night. After the welcoming cocktail on the ground floor, a special dinner prepared by a chef awaits you on the baroque noble floor of the palace.
The evening will be livened up by opera singers and Dance Masters that will teach you period group dances.[...]
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On Sunday, September 2nd, you will experience a colourful, picturesque and stunning marine show which will enliven Venice’s waters; the most amazing fact is that you will admire it from your gondola![...]
It was the day of the Ascension in 997 when Doge Pietro Orseolo set sail against Istria and Dalmatia, conquering them. To commemorate this fortunate feat, which ensured the Doge the title of Duke of Dalmatia, the most solemn of the Venetian feasts was established, the famous Ascension Day, Sensa in Venetian.[...]
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