Venice Carnevale Schedule

This year carnevale will span thru the 8–25 of February. The 14th—Valentine Day—is right in the middle. Logically then one of the themes of carnevale would be Love, ❤️ 💕 add to that a little play and folly! The agenda is thick with events, about 50 between performances and initiatives for children and adults alike. […]

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The Story of Venice Carnevale

Carnevale During the Carnival period social conventions are lifted and anyone can play to be whoever they wants, hiding their true identity, social belonging and sex, behind a mask that usually covers the whole face. Meaning According to many interpretations the word carnival derives from the Latin “carnem levare” (“to eliminate the meat“), meaning the […]

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Carnevale Cookies

Do Not Start your Diet as Yet…  The “Crostoli” are typical “Carnevale only Cookies”, they appear on pasticcerie at the beginning of February until Carnevale, and then that’s it until next year. These crunchy and delicate cookies are called with different names depending on the regions of origin: Chiacchiere and Lattughe (lettuce) in Lombardy, Cenci […]

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