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Venice Carnival

4 months, 30 days ago

The Famous Venice Carnival Unmasked

One of the highlights of Venice Carnival is Calcio Storico, a medieval ballgame so bloodthirsty and violent it makes George R. R. Martin come over like a Sweet Sixteen party planner. The aim is to get...

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2 years, 4 months ago

Venice Carnival 2014

This year’s Venice Carnival (February 22nd to March 4th) is themed on the ‘Wonder and Fantasy of Nature’. If you’ve never been to Venice for the 12 days of carnival leading up to the start of ...

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2 years, 10 months ago

VENICE ON FILM 2013, ‘DO LOOK NOW’

How do you like your film festivals? A-list, kissy faced, couture and wannabes jockeying for jobs (any jobs) in Cannes? Cool, wintery, knowingy and achingly independent at Sundance? The officianado, O...

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3 years, 5 months ago

The Carnival of Venice Unmasked

Slosh, slosh, slosh; the water breaks against the ancient walls of Venice’s canals thanks to a passing water taxi gliding past loaded with commuting locals and fascinated tourists. As this sound ble...

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