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Legendary Carnival of Venice
Peel back the mask and uncover the secrets
You know that February is all about love and Valentines, but what happens in world's most romantic city after the Grand Ball, that takes place in fancy and richly decorated Venetian palace on the Grand canal? What happens after we have given the presents and have exchanged too much true and also fake love?
Don't know about you , but Venetians are too busy to getting rest, they jump from one celebration to another . Right next day , the 15th February there is the brightest carnival celebrations start line, so be whoever you want to be, dress up, cover up and go mad in world's one of the most destinations, Venice.
It's annual traditions, that goes on year by year, visited by all the world, also if Carnival 2014 is globalized, cos each of the culture has drawn its own fantasy and fairy tales...it's all about the woods, the seas, the mountains, lagoons and valleys, deep themes linked to the relationship between humankind and the environment.
Each year Venice explodes with fun, laughter and happy people all over the city, huge festive crowds fill the salon of Piazza San Marco and thousands of other squares in Venice. Many attractions and events are free, parades, concerts and living history will be more than alive, great entertainment for kids and grown ups, wild all-night dancing, food tasting and other fun things to do and to attend.
Be positive and open minded, get out from your homes, hotels and hostels, give it a try, there is nothing boring about it and it's not only for kids, even if you will see many little fairies, lions, tigers and princesses jumping around with colorful confetti, but there wont be less adults with sparkling masks making them shine ...
The importance of this event is to make fairy tales alive, the importance of fantasy, that lives in each of us, we have to let it out, and carnival is perfect place and time to do that, all kind of fantasies, popular and cultured, esoteric and didactic, and its relationship with humankind and the environment.
Fairy tails from all around the world, gateway between the East and the West, where myths are different of overseas monstrous and surprising creatures were translated into tales, paintings, decorations,that all will be lived through along the canals and the roads scoured by merchants. The beautiful carnival will go on until the 4th of March, you have a plenty of time to fully enjoy the city of Venice, the beauty of Veneto and lagoon area...