Countdown to the 2017 edition of the Venice Carnival has started. This is one of the most awaited Venetian winter appointments which, from 11 to February 28, will animate the entire Venice territory, Mainland included, with attempt to satisfy every palate: more than 150 events for children, teenagers, glamour lovers and costumes fans.
It begins on Saturday, February 11 and Sunday Feb. 12 with “The Venetian festival on the water”: a water parade of traditional boats. Real heart of the Carnival, however, will be Saint Mark’s Square, where will welcome the arts and crafts, protagonists of the Venetian history. Therefore, the Square will become a stage where Venice will show her skills in gondolas and oars’ construction, masks and customs’ production. The event celebrates the splendor of the city and the desire to appear.