Venice Carnival 2017 from 11 to 28 february

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Countdown to the 2017 edition of the Venice Carnival, one of the most awaited Venetian appointments which, from 11 to February 28, will animate the entire Venice territory, Mainland included: more than 150 events for children, teenagers, glamour lovers and costumes fans.

Creatum Vanity Af-fair, or The fair of vanity and beauty, the title of the event that wants to celebrate the splendor of the city and the desire to appear.

Sunday 19 february : The “Flight of the Angel” is a traditional event that goes back to the Serenissima period where an unknown guest of Venice, flying along a rope from San Marco bell tower to the middle of the square, will offer an homage to the Doge, and will be greeted by the crowded parterre of the period costumes parades of the Historical Re-enactments.

As a conclusion, the embrace of the Angel and the Doge will smooth the atmosphere of a square galvanized by scenographical effects always appreciated by the Italian and international networks.

Click here to download  the program

VENICE CARNIVAL : LE FRITTELLE VENEZIANE

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Carnival of Venice 2016  : 23 january  to  09 february 

Are you coming in  Venice during  the Venetian Carnival ?
you can’t miss the exquisite typical Carnival specialty: the venetian frittella!
In the Serenissima times frittelle were produced and sold by the “fritoleri”.
Today every coffee and pastry shops turn out freshly home made frittelle, traditional sweets which are the symbol of the Venetian Carnival…Venetian frittelle are easy to prepare …and delicious to taste!
Any party during the Carnival of Venice can not miss sweets and delicacies of Venetian tradition as the frittelle.
In Venice ” fritola ” it was considered almost a national dessert during the Serenissima .
To produce fritole were ” fritoleri ” , at the same time producers and sellers of fritters .
In Venice during the celebrations of Carnival can be found everywhere , pastry shops and bakeries  , the sweets of this festival : frittelle , symbols of Carnival .
Tasting these traditional specialties of Venetian cuisine is a must to Carnival , perhaps accompanying them with a good hot coffee or hot chocolate on cold nights in February or with a fresh , sparkling prosecco , a Venetian wine ideal as an aperitif or with dessert.