Events archive

December 2012

Venice: Bassano del Grappa Opera Festival 2012

From 30 November 2012 to 30 December 2012

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Music & Show

One of the most important Vicenza events will begin in a few days: the Bassano del Grappa opera festival 2012 with Nabucco at Bassano del Grappa. Four captivating appointments at the great opera festival in Bassano del Grappa: 30 November and 2 December with 'Nabucco' by Verdi, 27 and 30 December..

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Padua: Shrek The Musical at the Gran Teatro Geox a Padova!

26 December 2012

Music & Show

Shrek The Musical - Italia: after the great success all over the world, 'Shrek The Musical' 2012 arrives in Italy and celebrates the grand finale event at the Gran Teatro Geox Padova musical.Among the many dates of 'Shrek The Musical' in Italia, Padova promises to be one of the most interesting..

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Venice: The extraordinary dance of the Nutcracker Ballet in Padova and Conegliano

From 25 December 2012 to 26 December 2012

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Theatre & Dance

Two appointments not to be missed with the Nutcracker ballet in 2012, staged by two prestigious dance companies known and appreciated all over the world on 25 December at the Gran Teatro Geox Padova with the Nutcracker ballet Rome, Italy and 26 December at the Zoppas Arena in Conegliano with the..

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Venice: Experience the magic of Venice at Christmas with Venetoinside!

25 December 2012

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Music & Show

Who has not dreamed of spending the most magical night of the year in the enchantment of Venice at Christmas? Among the most sought after Christmas destinations, Christmas in Venice 2012 has been confirmed as one of the foremost places: walk along its charming canals, visit its ancient buildings..

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Treviso: Gospel Festival 2012 at the Alcuni Teatro Sant'Anna in Treviso

From 14 December 2012 to 21 December 2012

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Music & Show

The Treviso Gospel Festival 2012: one of the most fascinating Treviso events for Christmas is returning to the Treviso Theatre. Experience the magical music of African-American religion in this enchanting Gospel Music Festival 2012.Now in its 13th edition, the unreleased Festival Gospel in Treviso..

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Verona: The spirit of Christmas comes from beyond the Alps to Italy with a Christmas market in Verona from Nuremberg!

From 23 November 2012 to 21 December 2012

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The Christmas holidays are almost upon us and Verona is preparing to host one of the most anticipated German Christmas markets Italy! Now part of the traditional Christmas markets in Italy in Verona, the charming Nuremberg Christmas Market in Verona, in Dante Square, will take place from 23..

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Venice: 1st Venice International Performance Art Week

From 08 December 2012 to 15 December 2012

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Among the new events in Venice in December 2012 there is an original initiative dedicated to international contemporary art in Venice: the Venice International Performance Art Week.From 8 to 15 December 2012, in the splendid setting of Palazzo Bembo in Venice, performance art exhibitions devoted to..

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Venice: Cortina Long Fashion Weekend: high society and entertainment in the pearl of the Dolomites

From 07 December 2012 to 09 December 2012

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Music & Show

Great expectations for one of the most magical Cortina d'Ampezzo events: The Long Fashion Weekend is coming!A Long Fashion weekend in Cortina d'Ampezzo to warm the cold winter atmosphere: Cortina d'Ampezzo shopping and entertainment during the Feast of the Immaculate Conception!From 7 to 9 December..

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Venice: International Ice Cream Exhibition: the sweet beginning to winter at Longarone Fiere 2012!

From 02 December 2012 to 05 December 2012

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Fairs & Free Time

The famous ice cream exhibition 2012, Italy in Longarone is just around the corner! Included in the full calendar of Longarone Fiere 2012 for many months, the Mostra Internazionale del Gelato Artigianale returns to the traditional annual events of Longarone: Ice Cream Fair will offer a tantalizing..

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Venice: Spettacoli di Mistero 2012

From 21 October 2012 to 02 December 2012

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From 21 October to 2 December 2012 Spettacoli di Mistero 2012 takes place in many areas of Veneto with events and initiatives to revive the legends and mysteries of this beautiful region. The Mystery festival in Veneto is recognized as one of the most unique Veneto festivals, the Mystery Festival..

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Venice: "Titians unseen work. The Flight into Egypt and the great Venetian painting": an extraordinary art exhibition in Venice to investigate the complex figurative relationship between man and nature

From 29 August 2012 to 02 December 2012

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There is great anticipation for the arrival in Venice of one of the greatest masterpieces by Titian, The Flight into Egypt, which will star in one of the most important Venice exhibitions in 2012.At the Gallerie dell'Accademia in Venice, from August 29 to December 2, 2012, "Titians unseen work. The..

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November 2012

Venice: Common Ground

From 29 August 2012 to 25 November 2012

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Exhibitions & Art

From 29 August to 25 November the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale livened up the city with exhibitions, meetings and a total of 18 events throughout. Spread over more than 10,000 square meters and organized into a single route from the Central Pavilion of the..

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Verona: Veronafil Philatelic Show 2012: a philatelic exhibition at Verona Fiera

From 23 November 2012 to 25 November 2012

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From 23 to 25 November at Verona fiere arrives the second chapter of Veronafil 2012! Famous throughout Italy and abroad, Veronafil is the historical philatelic exhibitionin Verona which is held in the Verona Trade Exhibition centre twice a year, in May and November.Now in its 119th edition, the..

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Venice: Salone Beni e Attivit Culturali Venezia: news and expected return of the BBCC Expo Venice 2012 edition

From 23 November 2012 to 25 November 2012

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Expo Venice 2012 is one of the most important Veneto exhibitions: a cultural tourism event that is held each year in Italy and is almost upon us: Salone Beni Culturali Venezia 2012.Considered one of the biggest Venice cultural events of a national level, the Salone Beni e Attivit Culturali Venezia..

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Venice: Aldo Rossi Exhibition in Venice. Theatres: the extraordinary works of Aldo Rossi on show in one of Venice exhibitions in 2012

From 30 June 2012 to 25 November 2012

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From 30 June to 25 November 2012 the theatre of Aldo Rossi architect is on show in Venice. For the first time a fascinating insight on the rich production of this Milano-born great architect and designer.Showcased in the enchanting Magazzini del Sale in Venice, the exhibition on Aldo Rossi in..

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Vicenza: I Capolavori dellArte: paintings from Italian and foreign artists on show in Asiago

From 09 June 2012 to 25 November 2012

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Organized by the local development agency of Asiago, the fascinating exhibition I Capolavori dellarte Rembrandt, Dal, Picasso, Chagall and DallOca Bianca, Ciardi, Luigi Novo, Favretto, Borsato, Vedova will be hosted from June 9 to November 25 at the Le Carceri Museum in Asiago. Considered one of..

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Venice: Celebration of the Madonna of Health 2012

21 November 2012

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The Celebration of the Madonna of Health is one of the most important Venice events, established after the bubonic plague epidemic that devastated Europe between 1630 and 1631.In response to the relentless spread of the epidemic one only has to consider that at the end of the outbreak almost..

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Venice: San Martino in Cantina 2012: wine tasting in Veneto, Italy with the best Venetian wine!

From 10 November 2012 to 18 November 2012

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One of the most important wine events in Veneto, Italy 2012 is almost upon us: San Martino in Cantina. Organized by the Wine Tourism Movement to promote the different types of wine and the production areas, wine tasting in the Veneto region during San Martino in cantina is traditionally held on the..

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Padua: Emma Marrone TOUR 2012 for an extraordinary concert at Teatro Geox in Padova!

15 November 2012

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Music & Show

On 15 November Emma Marrone at the Teatro Geox Padova for an unmissable date of Emma Marrone tour 'Sarà libera.Emma Marrones concert in Padova, Italy will be the only autumn date in Veneto, a unique opportunity to attend one of the exciting events of the great Emma Marrone tour 2012.At the Teatro..

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Padua: Arte Padova 2012: the prestigious modern and contemporary art exhibition in Padua is back.

From 09 November 2012 to 12 November 2012

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From 9 to 12 November Arte Padova 2012 will propose, as usual, the best of modern and contemporary art including the greatest artistic movements of the 20th century and contemporary experiences. Building on the success of last year and the long tradition that precedes it, the Modern and..

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Venice: Mov Venice Orienteering 2012: the exciting Meeting of Orienteering in Venice is back!

11 November 2012

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Now in its 33rd edition, Mov Venice welcomes athletes and enthusiasts from around the world who will have to find their bearings between the maze of narrow streets and bridges that Venice offers.Venice Orienteering 2012 will offer several routes, chosen by the participants depending on age, gender..

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Venice: Gioco dell'Oca: Mirano 2012 the traditional zogo delloca festival of St. Martin is back

From 10 November 2012 to 11 November 2012

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On 10 and 11 November, one of the most popular events in Venice, the Gioco dell'Oca in Mirano returns.The festa dell'oca in Veneto has become one of the most anticipated Veneto festivals with its genuine atmosphere of the early twentieth century; the gioco dell'oca mirano is part of the lively..

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Verona: Malika Ayane Tour 2012 and an unmissable Malika Ayane's concert in Verona to present her latest album!

05 November 2012

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Music & Show

On 5 November, the magical voice of Malika Ayane tour 2012 arrives in Verona at the splendid Verona Philharmonic Theatre.A wonderful opportunity to listen to Malika Ayane in concert 2012 latest work, "Recreation, and numerous songs that have hailed her as one of the most promising voices in the..

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Venice: In Villa Pisani an exhibition to bring back to life traditional skilled labour from Venice and its mainland

From 02 June 2012 to 04 November 2012

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In the enchanting setting of Villa Pisani, in Stra, from June 2th to November 4th, 2012 the fascinating Nobility of Labour. Arts and professions in Venetian Paintings between the 19th and 20th centuries.Considered one of the best examples of a Venice villa along the Brenta Riviera, Villa Pisani is..

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October 2012

Venice: The Venetoinside tour "The Torcello Basilica and its secret itineraries" is now available also in French!

From 09 August 2012 to 31 October 2012

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From 9 August 2012 to meet the growing interest by French tourists who visit Torcello, the tour "The Torcello Basilica and its secret itineraries" is now also available in French. Immersed in the magical atmosphere of Torcello, we offer an itinerary to discover the most precious and ancient..

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Venice: Two new tours to discover a covert St Marks Cathedral in Venice

From 01 April 2012 to 31 October 2012

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Venetoinside is pleased to present two new exclusive tours in Venice that will commence on 1 April 2012: St Marks Museum and Cathedral from above and The treasures of St Marks Cathedral. Both tours will offer a covert visit inside one of the most famous monuments in the world - St Marks Cathedral..

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Venice: Venice Marathon 2012: the fascinating marathon between the Riviera del Brenta and Venice is back

28 October 2012

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Sunday, 28 October one of the most exciting Venice events 2012 will be held: Venicemarathon, which is traditionally held every year on the last Sunday in October.Since 1986 the Venice Marathon offers a unique and exciting event, both for the athletes and for the general public, winding through some..

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Treviso: Combai Chestnut festival: the best known traditional appointment with autumn produces in the Alpine area of Treviso

From 05 October 2012 to 28 October 2012

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From 5 to 28 October 2012 one of the tastiest food and wine events in Veneto is back: the Combai Chestnut Festival.Awarded the IGP certification, the castagne of Combai represent one of the most famous food and wine products of Treviso, celebrated every year with a big festival in October.Now in..

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Verona: Fai Marathon 2012: A Marathon for expert eyes to discover the beauties of our country!

21 October 2012

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Sunday 21 October the Fondo Ambiente Italiano will launch a new cultural initiative that will be included in the already established Fai events to promote and protect the Italian cultural heritage: Fai Marathon.The event will see the participation of as many as 70 Italian cities, which have in the..

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Venice: Ancient Egypt in a not-to-be-missed exhibition in Venice: archaeological finds and photos from the enchanting site of Abydos

From 02 June 2012 to 21 October 2012

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From 2 June to 21 October 2012 Venice will host a great exhibition dedicated to Ancient Egypt, an interesting analysis to learn more about one of the most interesting civilizations in history, centered on the archaeological site of Abydos. The Venice exhibition, entitled The temple of Osiris..

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Treviso: Prosecco Cycling Classic 2012: the fascinating cycling race in the hills of Prosecco di Valdobbiadene

07 October 2012

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One of the most anticipated cycling events in Italy is back on Sunday 7 October: Prosecco Cycling Classic 2012. Thanks to the perfect combination of beautiful scenery and excellent organization, Valdobbiane Prosecco Cycling Classic has become in a few years one of the biggest cycling races in..

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Verona: Verona Marathon 2012: sport, competitions and fun in the long running Verona marathon!

07 October 2012

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Now in its 11th edition, the Marathon in Verona Italy 2012 returns Sunday, 7 October for an unmissable day of sports in Verona and its beautiful province. Launched with many new features, the Verona Marathon is once again on the podium of the largest sports events in Verona!The first change..

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Venice: Veneto Concertante: music chamber in Veneto, amongst majestic period buildings and a splendid atmosphere.

From 24 August 2012 to 05 October 2012

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From 24 August to 5 October, a series of fascinating classical music concerts in Veneto unites the emotions of live classical music in Italy with the most beautiful historical locations.During the Veneto Concertante, incredible works of great composers throughout the history of music will be..

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September 2012

Padua: Salone del Volo - Air Show 2012: formerly at Venice Lido and now in Padua, a new location and many new features for the fascinating event dedicated to aeronautics!

From 28 September 2012 to 30 September 2012

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After the great success of the last editions of the Air Show in Venice - which has confirmed this as one of the most popular exhibitions amongst aviation enthusiasts and professionals - this year's Salone del Volo will take place at the Padua Exhibition Centre on 28 to 30 September 2012 with many..

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Venice: Nordicwalkingvenice 2012: Nordic walking is back in Venice, the most pedestrian friendly city in the world

From 22 September 2012 to 23 September 2012

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After the great success of the last event, nordicwalkinvenice - one of the most original events in Venice - is back on 23rd September 2012.Held for the first time in 2011, this exciting event of Nordic walking in Venice along the bridges, alleyways and small squares of the city has had so much..

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Verona: Opera on Ice 2012: the great figure ice skating show that has enchanted the world returns to the Arena di Verona

22 September 2012

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Opera on Ice returns to the Arena di Verona. The extraordinary show dedicated to figure skating on ice which, following its great success in 2011, is set to be one of the most awaited for shows in the incredible setting of the Arena di Verona 2012.Regarded as one of the most prestigious shows of..

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Verona: Robert Capas photographic exhibition in Verona: the most important events of the 20th century in black and white

From 25 March 2012 to 16 September 2012

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From 25th March to 16th September Verona will house a great photo exhibition. Organized by Magnum Photos, the historic photographic agency founded in 1947 by Rober Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson and other great photographers of that time, the Verona photo exhibition intends to pay homage to Robert..

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Verona: Ennio Morricone at the Arena in Verona: a unique concert to listen to his poetic music live

15 September 2012

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Music & Show

There is great anticipation for Ennio Morricones concert in Verona. On 15th September 2012, as part of his new tour, Ennio Morricone is coming back to the Arena in Verona for a not-to-be-missed concert, ten years after his debut as a concert performer in this very same renowned and fascinating..

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Verona: Gran gal angeli sulle punte: an extraordinary dance show in the Verona Arena to remember the tragedy of September 11

11 September 2012

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This coming 11 September, in the splendid Arena di Verona, dance will be the protagonist of an engaging evening which promises to be one of the most spectacular events in the Arena di Verona 2012.Dedicated to the victims of the World Trade Centre massacre and in continuation of the sad anniversary,..

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Venice: Marostica chess game 2012

From 07 September 2012 to 09 September 2012

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Considered one of the most fascinating events in Veneto, the Marostica chess game 2012 will take place on 7-9 September in the historic setting of Piazza Castello in Marostica.The Marostica chess game recalls the duel between Rinaldo dAngarano and Vieri da Vallonara over the hand of the beautiful..

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Venice: Festival Show: great concerts to liven up the summer in Veneto

From 29 June 2012 to 05 September 2012

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Music & Show

Amongst the most awaited for summer events in Italy in 2012 is the Festival Show, one of the summer events in 2012 in Veneto. It will host several open-air music concerts in Veneto in 2012 that have been livening up the hot summers in Veneto for some time.Organized by Birikina Radio and Bella and..

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Venice: Coppa dOro delle Dolomiti 2012: the historic classic car race in Cortina dAmpezzo!

From 30 August 2012 to 02 September 2012

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There is great anticipation for Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti 2012, the classic car race that has become a great classic amongst the Cortina dAmpezzo events which will take place on 30-31 August and 1-2 September 2012.This historic car road race, that has been drawing aficionados from all over the..

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Verona: Opera Festival at the Verona Arena 2012: from June to September the magic of opera is once again enchanting Verona

From 22 June 2012 to 02 September 2012

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Aida, Verdis most famous opera, opened the first opera festival at the Verona Arena in the distant 1913. Thanks to the great success from the onset, the Opera Festival of the Verona Arena immediately entered the world opera Hall of Fame. During the first opera festival, the Verona Arena inaugurated..

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August 2012

Verona: Verona Roman Theatre Summer 2012: exciting events in suggestive locations to liven up your summer in Verona

From 28 July 2012 to 25 August 2012

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The 64th edition of Verona Theatre Summer the festival that livens up the summer nights in Verona with concerts, plays and dance shows - will kick off on 28 July.Verona will play host to this great festival until 25 August, now an eagerly awaited classic amongst the events in Verona.The first..

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Venice: Cortina Ice Gala: in Cortina, an ice skating show that will prove to be the protagonist of a magical evening with music and entertainment!

18 August 2012

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Music & Show

18 August sees the return of one of the most captivating Cortina dAmpezzo events, a spectacular show on ice performed by the most famous names in artistic ice skating, in the splendid setting of the Olympic Ice Stadium in Cortina dAmpezzo.Of all the appealing sporting events in 2012, the Cortina..

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Venice: Calici di Stelle 2012: an original San Lorenzo night with wine tastings, art and side events.

10 August 2012

Food & Wine

Calici di Stelle, the great event organized by the Veneto Wine Tourism Movement to liven up the fascinating San Lorenzo night 2012, is back again this year.Calici di Stelle is dedicated to all those passionate about wine tasting and local produces, but also those wishing to spend an evening in the..

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Jesolo: Concorso Internazionale Sculture di Sabbia 2012: sulla spiaggia di Jesolo affascinanti sculture di sabbia dedicate a Venezia

From 07 June 2012 to 05 August 2012

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Taking place on the splendid Piazza Brescia beach in Jesolo, the International Contest of Sand Sculptures has become a classic amongst the numerous events in Jesolo that liven the summer up of this renowned resort near Venice.The first pay beach in Jesolo opened at the end of the 19th century, but..

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July 2012

Treviso: Lago Film Fest 2012: on the shores of Revine Lago cinema and art in a new and fascinating festival underneath the stars!

From 20 July 2012 to 28 July 2012

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Lago Film Fest 2012 the long-awaited festival of Revine Lago dedicated to cinema and art and now one of the most exciting events in the province of Treviso, will kick off on 20 July.Lago Film Fest is back this year with new tendencies and ideas, bringing to Revine Lago the best of independent..

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Padua: Concerts at Piazzola sul Brenta: a line-up of artists for the 2012 summer

From 04 July 2012 to 21 July 2012

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In the enchanting scenery of the Camerini amphitheatre, a series of great concerts will take place in July 2012, a series of great concerts are planned to take place that will bring to Piazzola sul Brenta big international music celebrities. Following the tradition of the past years, that has seen..

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Venice: Sorsi dAutore 2012: four fascinating evenings in the most beautiful ville venete to discover food and wine in Veneto

From 29 June 2012 to 20 July 2012

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From 29 June to 20 July 2012, Sorsi dAutore is again offering the best of Veneto at four enchanting ville venete that will play host to one of the most awaited for Veneto food and wine events.With 2012 marking the 13th edition, Sorsi dAutore promotes food and wine in Veneto in some of the most..

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Verona: 16 July Duran Duran on tour 2012: a memorable date in Italy in the Verona Arena

16 July 2012

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The new Duran Duran tour will be the occasion to watch, in the amazing Verona Arena, one of the most waited for Verona concerts in 2012.The Duran Duran concert dates planned in Italy in 2011, cancelled due to some problems with the voice of the lead singer - Simon Le Bon, had left thousands of fans..

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Jesolo: Jesolo Air Extreme 2012: two full days of adrenalin and shows with the Frecce Tricolore and other famous aerobatics pilots!

From 12 July 2012 to 15 July 2012

Music & Show

Jesolo Air Extremeis one of the most awaited for Jesolo events,which on 15th July will return to the seafront of Piazza Brescia to animate Jesolos 2012 summer!The thrilling Jesolo Air Extreme show, which has become a classic event amongst many Jesolo events and in Italy, has been showcasing over..

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Padua: Folklore Europeade: from 11 to 15th July 2012 Padova will become the capital of folklore in Europe.

From 11 July 2012 to 15 July 2012

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The Europeade, the international folk festival, brings traditions and folklore from one city to another, moving every year to a different nation of Europe. This year the festival, in its 49th edition, will take place from the 11th to the 15th of July in Padova, raising this Venetian city to role of..

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Venice: Personal Best: first photo exhibition of the famous photographer Elliott Erwitt in Venice

From 30 March 2012 to 15 July 2012

Exhibitions & Art

After Paris, Madrid and New York the extraordinary photos of Elliott Erwitt will be on display in an exhibition in Venice.Considered one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century and a member of the historic Magnum agency, Erwitt introduces his first photo exhibition in Venice, Personal..

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Padua: De Chirico, Fontana and the great masters of 900, a century between reality and imagination

From 24 March 2012 to 15 July 2012

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From March 24th to July 15th the suggestive Palazzo della Ragione in Padova will act as the enchanting setting for the exhibition De Chirico, Fontana and the great masters of the 900, a century between reality and imagination. Emphasizing dream and reality, the exhibition will display paintings and..

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Venice: Audi in City Golf: the exclusive city golf tournament is back in Cortina dAmpezzo in summer 2012

From 13 July 2012 to 14 July 2012

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Now one of the most awaited for and exciting events in Cortina, Italy, Audi in City Golf is one of the leading golf events in Italy showcasing a unique and thrilling golf tournament.On 13 and 14 July the Audi in City Golf trophy will arrive in Cortina and will then move to Florence for the grand..

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Venice: Picasso and Vollard: the contrasted relationship between the genius and the artist in an exhibition in Venice

From 06 April 2012 to 08 July 2012

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From the 6th April to the 8th July 2012 an interesting exhibition in Venice will try to retrace the emblematic relationship between Picasso and his first art patron Ambroise Vollard.The exhibition, entitled Picasso e Vollard. Il genio e il mercante will be housed at the IstitutoVeneto di Scienze,..

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Venice: Gustav Klimt and Josef Hoffman Exhibition at the Correr Museum in Venice

From 24 March 2012 to 08 July 2012

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Gustav Klimt in the Sign of Hoffmann and the Secession is the title of the exhibition dedicated to Gustav Klimt and Josef Hoffmann, which will be housed at the Venice Correr Museum from 24 March to 8 July 2012. The exhibition is currently being held at the Belvedere Gallery in Vienna and will be..

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June 2012

Treviso: Schwalbe Tour Transalp 2012: the exciting bike race arrives in Montegrappa!

28 June 2012

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Considered one of the most important bike races in Italy, the Schwalbe Tour Transalp 2012 is now including Crespano del Grappa amongst its stages: on 28 June there will be a great party dedicated to bike racing and Montegrappa!Crespano del Grappa, located in the province of Treviso on the foothills..

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Venice: Venice Biennale: Awakenings, 8th International Festival of Contemporary Dance

From 08 June 2012 to 24 June 2012

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From June 8th to 24th, the International Festival of Contemporary Dance organized by the Venice Biennale and directed by the great Ismael Ivo, is back in Venice. Now in its 8th edition, this year the Biennale supported Dance Festival will have the title Awakenings to celebrate and foster the..

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Venice: 2012 Prosecco Spring

From 25 February 2012 to 24 June 2012

Food & Wine

It is the 17th edition for this great event with its seventeen renowned food and tasting exhibitions, including the most important wine and food happenings in Veneto and one of the most renowned in Italy. It is worth remembering that the first wine route was established in the Valdobbiadene and..

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Venice: Art night 2012: a magical night to promote art and culture in Venice

23 June 2012

Exhibitions & Art

After its big success amongst the cultural events organised in Venice last year, Art Night returns on June 23rd, officially entering the calendar of the big events in Venice.Art Night, the Art that releases the night, is an initiative promoted by CaFoscari University in close collaboration with the..

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Venice: Divisionism. The light of the modern at Palazzo Roverella, Rovigo

From 25 February 2012 to 23 June 2012

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Considered one of this years most important exhibitions in Italy, Divisionism. The light of the modern will be hosted at Palazzo Roverella from 25 February to 23 June 2012. Described as one of the most exciting times of Italian art in the last few centuries, Divisionism is presented in this..

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Venice: Tango World in Venice 2012: Venice hosts the festival dedicated to Argentine Tango - the most famous South American dance

From 30 May 2012 to 03 June 2012

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From 30th May to 3rd June the much awaited Tango World In Venice is back in Venice, the international festival of Argentine Tango that takes place in the splendid location of Venice.The festival will see couples and famous artists of Argentine Tango the sensual South American dance part of the..

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Venice: Vogalonga 2012: how to save Venice from the waves with the revival of the most antique traditions

03 June 2012

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On the 3rd of June one of the greatest events in Venice is back. Now in its 38th edition, the Vogalonga attracts every year rowers from all around the world to celebrate the tradition of voga veneta (literally Venetian rowing).The voga veneta, a sport discipline typical of Venice, boasts many..

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May 2012

Venice: Fascinating classical music concerts in the splendid setting of the Church of San Lio in Venice

From 02 May 2012 to 30 May 2012

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Music & Show

The first month of the spring programme of classical music concerts proposed by MusicArtEnsemble in Venice in the suggestive church of San Lio in Venice has just come to an end.Due to its great success with the public, MusicArtEnsemble has decided to extend the concerts in Venice which include..

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Venice: Open Wineries 2012: a weekend of fabulous tastings with DiVino Sognar

From 26 May 2012 to 27 May 2012

Food & Wine

Organized by the Wine Tourism Movement, Open Wineries is back again this year during a sophisticated weekend in the name of wine, with numerous events to discover the best Italian wines and the wineries where they are made. Now in its 20th edition, the 2012 Open Wineries will open the doors of..

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Verona: Wind Music Awards 2012: the Verona Arena celebrates Italian music

26 May 2012

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On 26th May, 2012 Wind Music Awards the famous show dedicated to Italian music that has been taking place for the past four years in the splendid setting of the Verona Arena is back. Now in the seventh edition, Wind Music Awards is one of the most awaited for musical events in Verona, a..

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Venice: The date and routes of the most important cycling race of the peninsula: the Giro dItalia 2012 in Veneto

From 09 May 2012 to 25 May 2012

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The Giro dItalia, a famous cycling road race, is this year in its 95th edition. Since 1909, the Giro d'Italia has been taking place every year starting from a different city whilst the arrival, except on a few occasions, has always been in Milan, the base of the the Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper,..

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Venice: Vino in Villa: fascinating tastings to discover the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore

From 19 May 2012 to 21 May 2012

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Food & Wine

This year it is the 15th edition for the most important event dedicated to Conegliano Valdobbiadene: Vino in Villa, the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore International Festival.As tradition dictates, Vino in Villa will be hosted during the third weekend in May, from 19th to 21st, in the..

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Venice: The Regatta Island: a new floating stand to watch the regattas of the America's Cup in Venice from the front row

From 18 May 2012 to 20 May 2012

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Sport

Until 20th May Venice will host the regattas of the America's Cup, an extraordinary show during which the powerful catamarans competing in the America's Cup will sweep through the enchanting Venice lagoon at a speed prohibited at other times.The America's Cup Word Series are one of the major 2012..

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Venice: America's Cup in Venice

From 12 May 2012 to 20 May 2012

Sport

Venice has strong links with sailing and its lagoon, both elements that have accompanied its thousand-year long history and influenced its events, relations and transformations. Due to its traditional ties, Venice is the perfect location to host the races of the oldest sport trophy in the world:..

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Venice: Festa della Sensa 2012: once again this year Venice celebrates its union with the sea

20 May 2012

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Folklore

Amongst the traditional events that take place every year in Venice, the famous Festa della Sensa (or Ascension Festival) gives rise to the fascinating history of Venice, its union with the sea and the practice of Venetian rowing.This year the Festa della Sensa will take place on Sunday 20th May:..

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Venice: European Art 1949-1979 | Marion R. Taylor: Paintings, 1966-2001 at the Venice Peggy Guggenheim Collection

From 29 February 2012 to 06 May 2012

Exhibitions & Art

There is growing anticipation for the opening of the new exhibition at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, which will be on display from 29 February to 6 May at Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, the headquarters of the Guggenheim Collection.The exhibition is centred on a selection of post-war works, which..

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Venice: Green Night in Venice: music and entertainment to highlight the importance of sustainability and a green economy

05 May 2012

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Folklore

Saturday 5th May, 2012 a big celebration will take place in different cities in North Eastern Italy united in the name of sustainability and a green economy: the Green Night, considered the biggest European event of sustainability and a green economy. From the afternoon until late the Green Night..

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April 2012

Verona: Symphonic Season, Opera and Ballet Season

From 21 October 2011 to 28 April 2012

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Music & Show

The publication of the programmes for the Symphonic Season and for the Opera and Ballet Season marks the official start of the new artistic season at the Verona Philharmonic Theatre.The opening of the Symphonic Season is scheduled on 21st October 2011 with the Gala Concert and the music of Franz..

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Venice: 2012 Venice International Boat Show: two weekends in the boating world

From 13 April 2012 to 22 April 2012

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Fairs & Free Time

Considered the most important boat show in the Adriatic area, the Venice International Boat Show will take place from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th and Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd April, 2012.Two not-to-be-missed weekends for those passionate about boats who will have the opportunity to see and test..

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Padua: San Antonio Marathon: a day in Padova in the name of sport

22 April 2012

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Sport

Now in its thirteenth edition, the San Antonio Marathon will be held again on 22 April, 2012 to retrace the route followed by the Saint just before his death, in a great celebration open to all. With the starting line in Campodarsego and arrival in the splendid Prato della Valle in Padova, the..

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Venice: XIV Culture week: nine days to rediscover the cultural and artistic heritage of Veneto

From 14 April 2012 to 22 April 2012

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Exhibitions & Art

Culture Week, the initiative promoted by MiBAC to valorise the cultural heritage of our beautiful Country, is now in its XIV edition. From 14 to 22 April, 2012 throughout Italy museums, villas, monuments, archaeological areas, archives and national libraries dedicated to art and culture will be..

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Treviso: Bernardo Bellotto: The Canaletto of the European Courts

From 11 November 2011 to 15 April 2012

Exhibitions & Art

Retracing the ventures that brought the aristocrats of Europe to discover and admire the life and masterpieces of the European capitals is now again a reality.A tour along the paintings of Bellotto, Canaletto, Carlevariss and Marieschi that will again make it possible to experience the highs of the..

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Venice: Exhibition Imprints of a civilization at the Correr Museum in Venice

From 16 December 2011 to 10 April 2012

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Exhibitions & Art

Amongst the exhibitions displayed in Venice during this period, it is definitely worth mentioning the one on the Armenian civilization and Armenia in Venice. This exhibition depicts, through a particularly interesting display divided in 15 sections, the different aspects of the Armenian..

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Verona: Eighteenth century paintings in Verona. Tiepolo, Cignaroli, Rotari. The noblemen of painting.

From 26 November 2011 to 09 April 2012

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Exhibitions & Art

The splendid ambience of the Palazzo della Gran Guardia in Piazza Bra, Verona will house until next spring the highly anticipated exhibition - 'Eighteenth century paintings in Verona. Tiepolo, Cignaroli, Rotari. The noblemen of painting'. With its highly valued paintings, the exhibition will offer..

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Jesolo: The Musical Notre Dame de Paris in Jesolo April 2012

From 05 April 2012 to 08 April 2012

Music & Show

It has been ten years since the first show in Italy of the musical Notre Dame de Paris, the modern musical with the splendid music of Riccardo Cocciante that has cast a spell on thousands of spectators across Italy. The figures of Notre Dame de Paris speak for themselves: 842 repeats in 38 cities,..

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Treviso: Laura Pausini 2012 Inedited World Tour at Trevisos Palaverde

From 30 March 2012 to 02 April 2012

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Music & Show

After setting off in Milan on 22 December, Laura Pausinis new Inedited World Tour will take the singer around the world after a series of Italian dates until the end of 2012. After the first 11 dates in Italy between Rome and Milan a further 14 dates have been added that will see the singer..

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March 2012

Verona: Verona Vinitaly 2012

From 25 March 2012 to 28 March 2012

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Fairs & Free Time

The biggest wine exhibition in the world is back from 25-28 March for its 46th edition. An event not-to-be-missed for those in the wine trade. Vinitaly has been accompanying the development of the agriculture and food sectors since 1967. The main event in calendar of the Verona Exhibition Centre,..

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Venice: The Giornata FAI di Primavera in Veneto

From 24 March 2012 to 25 March 2012

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Fairs & Free Time

The Giornata FAI di Primavera is back again this year, the long awaited appointment promoted by the Fondo Ambiente Italiano and now in its 20th edition. Every spring the Giornata FAI proposes unique and wonderful places in Italy, some of which are open only on the Giornata FAI and inaccessible..

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Padua: Antiquaria 2012 - Art and Antiques trade show at Padova Fiere

From 17 March 2012 to 25 March 2012

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Fairs & Free Time

Antiquaria is the art and antiques trade show held at the exhibition centre in Padova that should not be missed by collectors and aficionados of antiques.Now in its 25th edition, this renowned trade show - an event that has always mixed culture and trade - will open its doors again from 17 to 25..

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Venice: Dolomites Events 2012: Alpiniadi at Falcade Belluno Province

From 08 March 2012 to 11 March 2012

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Sport

From 8 11 March 2012, Falcade, in the heart of the Belluno Province, will host the 1st edition of the Alpiniadi event, encompassing for the first time all the championships of the Italian Alpines Association. A renowned holiday resort, Falcade is located in the enchanting Biois valley, surrounded..

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Treviso: 2012 Treviso Marathon

04 March 2012

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Sport

The 9th edition of the Treviso International Marathon will take place on March 4 over a distance of 42.195 km with starting line at Vittorio Veneto and arrival in Treviso. The final countdown for the event on March 4 has already started: entries will close on February 25 but until February 17 there..

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Venice: Motoring Gallery - Mobility and genius in Veneto

From 01 March 2011 to 04 March 2012

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Exhibitions & Art

Whilst the new Santa Chiara museum centre is being completed following a mammoth restoration project which will undoubtedly spearhead a cultural renaissance in the area, the 20 year old Bonfanti-Vimar Car Museum is opening its resident collection to the public within an exhibition that will last..

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Padua: Giorgia in concert Padua

03 March 2012

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Music & Show

The new tour of Giorgia is coming to Padua on 3 March 2012. The Rome singer is back on stage after her pregnancy break to present her latest masterpiece Behind the Appearances to her fans. Distributed by Sony Music, the album was released on 6 September 2011 and has been hugely successful thanks to..

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February 2012

Venice: Venice The Show

From 01 May 2011 to 29 February 2012

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Theatre & Dance

How did Venice come into being? What secrets do its alleyways and small squares conceal? Where does its fascination come from? This and much more can be discovered thanks to the show Venice The Show. The story presented by this play starts by describing the beginning of Venice: originally it was a..

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Vicenza: 2012 Marciabianca in Enego (Vicenza)

26 February 2012

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Sport

Marciabiancais here! Since 2009 this has been the slogan chosen by the organizers of this historic event in Vicenza, who do their best every year to bring it back with the purpose of maintaining the fame of this renowned race, and this year in its fortieth edition. Started in the distant 1973, this..

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Venice: Cortina Winter Polo Audi Gold Cup 2012

From 19 February 2012 to 25 February 2012

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Sport

A fixed and not-to-be-missed event thats been running for over 20 years, the Cortina Winter Polo Audi Gold Cup is a very technical competition with players from around the world and thousands of supporters and tourists.This years tournament, scheduled for the final week of the Carnival, will take..

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Venice: Life is Theatre

From 04 February 2012 to 21 February 2012

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Folklore

A pivotal and not to be missed event of the Italian artistic scene, the 2012 Venice Carnival will be a celebration of the real essence of the Carnival, a reminiscence of the centuries old life metaphor that masks have been symbolizing since the beginning of the theatre tradition of Venice and that..

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Padua: Pinocchios Musical at the Geox Theatre in Padova

19 February 2012

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Music & Show

Pinocchio, the tale that has enchanted the whole world, will be on stage once again on 19 February. Based on the masterpiece of Collodi, Pinocchios musical is exciting and entertaining with its amazing story of Geppettos stringless and popular puppet, which promises to be a real attraction for..

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Venice: Slavas Snowshow at the Goldoni Theatre in Venice

From 15 February 2012 to 19 February 2012

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Music & Show

Regarded as the best clown in the world, Slava Polunin has been fascinating millions of spectators for several years with his surprise-packed exhibitions, constantly inspired by the mission that convinced him to take on this profession: to accompany the theatrical clown into the 21st century whilst..

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Venice: 2012 Venice Carnival Special event Wine and chocolate tastings at Palazzo Nani Bernardo

From 11 February 2012 to 18 February 2012

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Folklore

Carnival is the party par excellence in Venice, during which rules and habits of everyday life can, and must, be broken. This is the merriest time of the year especially for foods that tempt your palate. If you decide to indulge in them within the magnificent ambience of a palace on the Canal..

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Venice: 2012 Venice Carnival Special event Gala masquerade dinnerparty at Palazzo Nani Bernardo

17 February 2012

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Folklore

Wear the costume of a Venice aristocrat and live the spirit of the Carnival to the full! Immerse yourself in the magic atmosphere of the golden age of the Serenissima and treat yourself to a masquerade evening in the prestigious Nani Bernardo Palace, located on the shores of the Canal Grande in a..

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Verona: Verona in Love 2012

From 11 February 2012 to 14 February 2012

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Folklore

This year marks the eighth edition of Verona in love, the yearly appointment dedicated to all lovers wishing to spend St Valentine in the city of Romeo and Juliet, the two lovers par excellence.From February 11th to 14th there will be a rich calendar of events and entertainment opportunities, with..

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Padua: Symbolism in Italy

From 01 October 2011 to 12 February 2012

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Exhibitions & Art

From October 1st, 2011 to February 12th, 2012 the halls of Palazzo Zabarella in Padova will host the exhibition Symbolism in Italy.A thrilling exhibition promoted by the Bano Foundation with an arrangement of eight sections dedicated to the theme of unconscious in arts between the 18th and 19th..

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Venice: 2012 Gran Fondo Cortina Dobbiaco

From 04 February 2012 to 05 February 2012

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Sport

There is growing expectation for this historic cross-country skiing marathon, this year in its 35th edition. The Cortina Dobbiaco is rightly regarded as one of the most prestigious international long-distance skiing races and has always had the merit of attracting professional and amateur athletes..

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Venice: Asiago2012 Light Flakes

From 03 February 2012 to 05 February 2012

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Folklore

This year sees again, in its fifth edition, the staging of the International fireworks competition Asiagolight flakes. With the participation of three of the most important fireworks companies in Italy, Mexico and Austria, which will alternate each other in the three-night contest, the exhibition..

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January 2012

Jesolo: Jesolo Sand Nativity 2011-2012

From 08 December 2011 to 31 January 2012

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Folklore

From the hands and creativity of the best sand sculptors in the world an extraordinary work of art has been created that immediately plunges the spectator into the exciting Christmas atmosphere of the nativity: Jesolo Sand Nativity, a monumental sand nativity set displayed in the renowned and close..

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Venice: Cortina Snowkite Contest 2012

From 26 January 2012 to 29 January 2012

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Sport

From 26 to 29 January 2012 the unmissable appointment with the Cortina Snowkite Contest is back with four days of races and entertainment dedicated to an acrobatic sport activity of board and kite. The event is now in its fifth edition and has transformed itself from a purely avant-garde happening..

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Verona: Verona Comix

From 14 January 2012 to 15 January 2012

Fairs & Free Time

Verona Comix, the event dedicated to all things cartoon, will once again, this year be housed in the ambience of a historic medieval palace in Verona, the Palazzo della Ragione.The presence of exhibitors from all over Italy and the American style arrangements are a guarantee for a promising weekend..

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Venice: Christmas Film Festival 2011

From 27 December 2011 to 06 January 2012

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Music & Show

The splendid snow-covered Dolomites will act as the astonishing surroundings for the 4th edition of the Christmas Film Festival, the event created and organized by the Palladium Productions Association in collaboration with the Municipalities of Alleghe and Selva di Cadore.Christmas and its values..

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Venice: The Regata of the Witches in Venice

06 January 2012

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Folklore

The traditional Regata delle Befane (Regatta of the Witches) will once again be celebrated in Venice. This is a long standing and entertaining event that has been taking place for more than 30 years since 1978, when two friends decided to challenge one another on a boat race using the single oar..

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Venice: New Years Eve in Venice

From 31 December 2011 to 01 January 2012

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Fairs & Free Time

Imagine a special New Years Eve, unique and unforgettable. Encircled by a lagoon and crossed by thousands of picturesque canals, Venice is the ideal setting to make your dreams come true and let you live moments that will be etched forever in your memory. The atmosphere of the city is perfect to..

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Venice: Themes and variations. Script and Space.

From 15 October 2011 to 01 January 2012

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Exhibitions & Art

For the third edition of the project Themes and Variations the museum Guggenheim is offering visitors the possibility of admiring a series of works displayed in the guise of a dialog amongst contemporary collections and monographic exhibitions centred on the ideas of Script & Space.Masterpieces of..

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