Venice Redentore festival 2014
From 19 July 2014 to 20 July 2014
The Venice events in 2014 include the impressive firework display of the Redentore festival 2014 on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th of July!
Every third weekend of July in Venice is home to a fascinating event that combines more than 400 years history and shows. Take a note of this Venice event in July 2014 on your calendar of the Redentore Fireworks Festival 2014 and book your hotel in Venice!
The festive atmosphere of the Redentore festival in Venice 2014 boasts exclusive events and the magic of a unique fireworks display and is an experience not to be missed.
The most awaited date of the Redentore Celebration 2014 will as usual be on Saturday, with the extraordinary Festa del Rendentore fireworks 2014 display in St Mark's Basin, which will start at around 11.30 pm illuminating Venice until after midnight. An incredible play of light and colour will fill the sky of Venice while shadows and reflections are silhouetted against the spires, steeples and domes of the city. The Redentore fireworks in Venice in 2014 will give you unforgettable emotions!
You can watch the fascinating Festival of the Redeemer in Venice 2014 by boat - by participating in one of the most important Redentore 2014 events - along the banks overlooking St Mark's Basin or Venice Lido. Whatever location you choose, given the great influx of visitors expected during the night of the Redentore 2014, it is good to choose in advance how you will travel around if you plan to use public transport, book your tickets in advance, otherwise you will waste time queuing at the ticket office!
Following the tradition, many Venetians spend the night of the festa del Redentore in Venice 2014 on a boat. Towards sunset lots of boats, lit and with decorated boughs and coloured balloons, begin to take their place in St. Mark's Basin and the Giudecca Canal to wait for the beginning of the fireworks with music and Venetian specialties.
But there is not only fun and festivities for Sunday, July 20 the Redeemer's fest in Venice, Italy 2014 is also to commemorate the terrible plague that, during the 16th century, killed more than a third of the inhabitants of the city. At the peak of the epidemic, the Senate vowed to build a new church dedicated to the Redeemer to try to save the city. On July 20 of the following year, a celebration took place at the end of an epidemic that had even questioned the very survival of the Venice Republic. The Feast of the Redeemer in Venice 2014 quickly became an annual event and today represents one of the most deeply rooted traditions in Venice.
For the Redentore in Venice 2014, the Sunday schedule includes: the solemn procession of the patriarch along the pontoon bridge set up between Zattere and the island of Giudecca, the religious ceremony in the Church of the Redentore and Regata Redentore night 2014.
Period: From 19 July 2014 to 20 July 2014
Event location: Venice