Vintagemania: the vintage as you’ve never seen

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Are you lovers of Vintage? If your answer is yes, you can not miss the exhibition Vintagemania in the historical Villa Giusti del Giardino in Bassano del Grappa scheduled this weekend, from today to Sunday 29 May.

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Human Chess Game in Marostica

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The Human Chess Game represents the most spectacular event of Marostica’s cultural and folkloristic tradition. This year – the event happens every two years – the performance take place on the second week of September (12-13-14)Continua a leggere

Venice Historical Regatta 2014

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The Regata Storica is the main event in the annual “Voga alla Veneta” rowing calendar. This unique sport has been practised in the Venetian lagoon for thousands of years and today it is particularly well-known for the spectacular historical water pageant that precedes the race. Scores of typically 16th century-style boats with gondoliers in period costume carry the Doge, the Doge’s wife and all the highest ranking Venetian officials up the Grand Canal in a brightly coloured parade. An unforgettable sight and a true reconstruction of the glorious past of one of most the powerful and influential Maritime Republics in the Mediterranean.
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Vogalonga

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The 40th edition of Vogalonga, the well-loved Venetian event which will gather at the Bacino di San Marco, starts on 8th June and it will see countless rowing boats ready to challenge themselves along the thirty kilometres of the race.

Vogalonga is an act of love for Venice and the water that surrounds it, for its lagoon and its islands, for rowing and its boats and maintained over time the purpose for which it is born: raise awareness and conscious respect for nature and the culture of our city .
The Vogalonga is a feast for all the people of the oar and is now, as at its birth, a peaceful witness against the swell, danger to the city and the lagoon.

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HappySpritz@Guggenheim 2014

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The Peggy Guggenheim Collection presents the 6th edition of Happyspritz@guggenheim in collaboration with Aperol Spritz and Radio Italia, official radio of the event.

The opportunity to spend a different night surrounded by artists such as Picasso, Magritte, Kandinsky, Pollock, Warhol. MUSIC PROGRAM by Stefano Fisico, Radio Italia. Continua a leggere

Notte dei Musei 2014

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The Ministry of heritage and cultural activities and tourism on May 17th 2014 adheres to the Night of Museums, sponsored by the Council of Europe. With a smbolic entry of  1 euro in Italy it will be possible from 20:00 to 24:00 visiting numerous monuments, museums and archaeological sites.
Thanks to the agreement with the National Association of Italian Municipalities, will also be open to the same conditions the civic cultural sites.
The special opening will be an opportunity for citizens and tourists to enjoy the Italian artistic heritage outside of the usual visiting hours and to find out by an new point of view  thanks to the hundreds of initiatives planned, including concerts, thematic and guided tours.

Veneto also will be present with a great number of museums and cultural spaces open to the public in the evening, with exhibitions, guided tours, concerts, cultural activities and performances. Continua a leggere

Shopping in the Brenta Riviera

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The Brenta Riviera is known for its great cultural and artistic heritage. Here you can meet beautiful Venetian Villas, the old houses of Venetian nobles, you can admire stunning landscapes and in a few steps you can reach Padua, with its university tradition, and of course, Venice. But it is not the only aspect by which Brenta Riviera is known internationally and those who decide to spend their vacation in Venice will have the opportunity, moving a few miles, to buy products from the most prestigious brands.

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The district of the Brenta Riviera has a centuries-old tradition, going back to XVII century, when the  Venetian nobles used to come here to buy the shoes renowned for their elegance and high quality. In 1800 was built in Stra the first company in the footwear sector fully mechanized. Even today, the shoe factories of the Brenta Riviera are chosen by the big brands for the creation of exclusive and high-quality products: Jimmy Choo , Marc Jacobs , Celine, Pucci , Ballin , Kallisté , Renato Angi are just some of the names who rely on companies of the place.

In the area you can visit the workshops of skilled craftsmen who make exclusive shoes, bags and  unique, customized and tailored leather garments; places whose creativity and handicrafts made ​​the Made in Italy famous and appreciated all over the world.

Absolutely not to be missed, finally, a visit to the outlets that fill the Riviera, where the highest quality and luxury indicate a great savings. For a shopping session to get nuts.

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