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Venice Carnival 2021 or how not to have a Carnival!


Venice Carnival 202, just before the pandemic struck Venice Carnival 2021 or how not to have a Carnival! Well folks, it is that time of year again: it is Carnival time! Or is it? 2020 might have ended, but it looks like that the "annus horribilis" managed to strike again! With the pandemic still raging, practically all the major ...

Venice 2021: All civic Museums closed till April!


The curse of 2020 continues on undeterred in Venice! A few days before the end of the “annus horribilis”, the city of Venice delivered some more astonishing and disturbing news: all Civic Museums of the City will be closed until April 1st 2021.   Palazzo Ducale   So, with or without National Law, the decisions of the Board of ...

The Art of Glass Beads is now Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage


The Art of Glass Beads Unesco's Intangible Cultural Heritage   17th December 2020: a major event in Venice History! The Art of Glass Beads became officially  enlisted as Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage.   [video width="640" height="360" mp4=""] Official Video by Unesco This is an amazing achievement not only for the Art of Glass Beads from Venice, but for the art and the ...

Eat with your eyes in the sky in Venice: Fly Restaurant


While we are waiting for Italy to go into another lockdown, I managed to visit  some more restaurants in Venice thanks to 2night Venezia  - you can read the article in Italian here . Here is my experience in one of the most suggestive restaurants in the Venetian lagoon! Eating with your eyes in the sky in ...

10 + 1 Artisan made Christmas gift ideas from Venice


By the time you read this, Italy will be probably in or about to go into its second lockdown. It looks like it will be an incredibly tough winter for everyone, both on the economical and health side of things. So many of you love Venice so much, but this year has been especially hard for all ...

Le Stanze del Vetro’s new project: Venice & American Studio Glass


Le Stanze del Vetro's new project: Venice & American Studio Glass     Venice and American Studio Glass Curated by Tina Oldknow and William Warmus 6 September 2020 — 10 January 2021   At the Stanze del Vetro, the story of how Murano influenced America, and vice versa       The eighteenth exhibition of the Le Stanze del Vetro project on the Island of San ...

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