La Biennale di Venezia 2021

The 17th International Architecture Exhibition will run 22 May to 21 November 2021 at the Giardini and the Arsenale. How will we live together? will be the title of this year’s exhibition, curated by architect and scholar Hashim Sarkis. An exhibition in which architects are asked to imagine spaces of serene and generous human coexistence, despite the […]


Wouldn’t you feel touched if you happened to find the rubber toy of Giumbolo, Johnny the Dachshund, Topo Gigio, or the blue hippo of the Pampers carousel, but also all the characters of the past editions of Walt Disney, from Mickey Mouse to Bamby, from the Aristocats to Lady and the Tramp? It is just […]

The Baùta: the only unisex mask, symbol of the Carnival of Venice

Few masks can be considered a symbol of the Venetian carnival as much as the Baùta. The Baùta (or Baùtta) is the most characteristic and traditional disguise of the lagoon city, whose shape and history convey all the essence of the masked carnival of the Serenissima. In fact, it should be considered that originally camouflage […]

The Moors’ tower

The Clock Tower, or Torre dei Mori (Moors’ Tower), is one of the most original Venetian early Reinassance buildings. Its large astronomical clock has been marking the passage of time in Venice for more than five hundred years. On the rooftop of the tower are two enormous bronze automatons, known as the Moors because of […]

December in Venice

After the exceptional high water that hit Venice on November 12th, the city is back to normal: restaurants and cafes have reopened and, thanks to sunny days, it is a real pleasure to sit outside and sip a spritz eating cicchetti. In this period there are many things to do, including exhibitions, concerts, markets and […]

San Martino 2019

Monday 11 November in Venice, San Martino is celebrated, one of the most heartfelt, most typical and fun parties. Already a week before, the pastry shops and bakeries of the city are filled with the pastry of San Martino based on shortcrust pastry and decorated with chocolates, icing and candies. The shape is typical of […]

Venice Fashion week 2019

From October 17th to 26th Venice hosts the Venice Fashion week: 10 days of events and initiatives dedicated to sustainable fashion and to local and international producers. At the center of the program there will be fashion shows but also high quality craftsmanship and emerging designers. Each event will take place in a different setting: […]

The 76th Venice International Film Festival

From August 28th to September 7th the 76th Venice International Film Festival  will be held at the Venice Lido, an international event where films not yet released will be presented for the first time. Every year the event attracts thousands of spectators from all over the world, not only film buffs but also fans of […]

Regata storica 2019

The Regata Storica (Historical Regatta) is the most important event dedicated to Venetian rowing, a traditional practice that has been the pride of Venice for hundreds of years. The Regata storica over the years has assumed an increasingly spectacular appearance thanks to the care for the scenographic details and for the costumes. That’s right: it […]

Redentore 2019

The night of Saturday the july 20th will be there the traditional feast of the Redentore. An appointment to which the Venetians are very attached but which attracts many tourists for the particularity of the celebrations: fireworks over water directly in the Bacino di San Marco . But what are the origins of the celebration? […]