Saturday, February 18, 2006

Festa delle Marie e Corteo Storico

Start time: 15:00
Place: Da San Pietro di Castello a Piazza S. Marco (16.30)
Organizer: Consorzio Europeo Rievocazioni Storiche
From S. Pietro di Castello (departure at 3.00pm) to Piazza S. Marco, one of the traditional event of the Carnival. Historical parade by C.E.R.S. – direction by Bruno Tosi
Partecipation costs: Free


Start time: 15:00
Place: Campo San Maurizio – Piazza San Marco
Organizer: Compagnia de Calza “I Antichi”
Partecipation costs: Free


Start time: 17:00
Place: Campo San Maurizio
Organizer: Compagnia de Calza “I Antichi”
Omaggio al Carneval de Venetia e al Carnevale Brasiliano, con I Antichi e Luma
Partecipation costs: Free


Start time: 18:00
Place: Piazza San Marco
Maestri invitano a danzare il Minuetto, Valzer e altre Danze Ottocentesche
In collaborazione con La Società di Danza diretta da Fabio Mollica

Partecipation costs: Free


Start time: 20:30
Place: Dandolo Palace (Hotel Monaco & Gran Canal)
Organizer: C.C.I.
Since two Centuries a Gala Dinner and Ball in the halls of the Ridotto, the heart of the XVIII Century magnificent Carnival of Venice. A welcome cocktail with international artists show and luxurious dinner, turned into a spectacular banquet by our artists in the unique costumes of the Atelier Tiepolo. Historical group dances and waltzes directed by a Dance Master accompanied by the Chamber Venice Orchestra. A prize for the best couple of dancers. Dress Code: costume
Partecipation costs: Euro 390

The Serenissima Ball with the Seven Marie

Start time: 21:00
Place: Ca’ Zanardi
Organizer: Incentive Harmony di Nicolas & Jeanne-Bénédicte Arnita
Exceptional Ball dedicated to the Serenissima Carnival 2006. The Ball , located in authentic Venice, is in the 16th century Palazzo Zanardi. This stunning palazzo with it’s unique setting was the first abode of Agnello Partecipazio Doge. Throughout the Ball, Palazzo Zanardi will be entirely candlelit to create a memorable atmosphere. Special guests: The Seven Marie, Bruno Tosi president of the International Associations Maria Callas and Arthur Rubenstein & several Venetian artists, TWO BANDS , Classical & Modern will be entertaining the guests.
9:00 PM : Elegant welcome cocktail, Renaissance Quartet : soprano, flute, violino and clavicembalo will be performing before and after the SEATED GALA DINNER.
Midnight: Andalusian spectacle with beautiful & charming dancers, fantastic old screenplay from the ancient era of Spain. This spectacle is dedicated principally to Venice as well as to the Seven Marie and all participating guests.
Award for the most characteristic costume.
After the spectacle the ball continue with live music until dawn.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for rental of costume and for transfer by gondola. The palace is accessible by its water door on the canal Santa Caterina.
Dresscode: Costume & Mask
Organization: Nicolas & Jeanne-Bénédicte Arnita
To visit and for rent the palace
To visit our agency

Information: Ca’ Zanardi – Calle Zanardi – Cannaregio 4132 – 30121 Venice – Italy
Tel. +39 041 2410220 Fax +39 041 5237716

Partecipation costs: Euro 255