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The Glass Slippers Masquerade Ball in Murano island
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This tour has been already booked by 12 people
Friday 21 February 2020Departure point:
Former Church of Santa Chiara – Fondamenta Manin, 1 – Murano.
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approx. 7 hours
There will be no refund in case of NO-SHOW (non-attendance).
At the time of booking, please specify if you have any allergies or intolerances.
To take part in the event, you must present either a paper or an electronic voucher.
The price for the Royal Dinner Ticket includes private return taxi to/from Fondamente Nuove and Murano, which you must request at the time of booking.
The open bar does not include alcoholic beverages except Prosecco and beer. Each alcoholic beverage purchased will be priced at € 10.00.
DRESS CODE: masked costume or formal dressing with a mask are required.
CANCELLATION POLICIES: if you decide to cancel your booking, you can receive a 70% refund up to 7 days before the event. From day 6 onwards, there will be no refunds.
In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures,serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute) the service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.
The Venice Carnival has always been an extraordinary event you must take part in at least once in a lifetime. But if you're looking for something original and fascinating, 'The Glass Slippers Masquerade Ball' is the event for you! Come to the magical former Church of Santa Chiara in Murano, Friday 21st February 2020 for an unforgettable evening of good food, entertainment and fun where, of course, wearing a mask is a must!
Easily reachable from Venice historic centre, Santa Chiara is one of the oldest structures of the island of Murano. Please bear in mind that the private taxi from Fondamente Nuove 'Stop A' to Murano is included in the Royal Dinner Ticket.
Built even before the decree of the Doge in 1291, which forced all the glassmakers to move their workshops to the furnaces, the building - initially called Nicolò della Torre - from 1231 onwards was inhabited by a group of Augustinian monks and then, in the middle of the fourteenth century, by another group of Benedictine nuns who were displaced shortly after for their scandalous conduct. At that point the Franciscan nuns of Santa Chiara took over, whom the Church is named after. From 1826 onwards the building came into the hands of various entrepreneurs until in 1990 a fire caused the roof to collapse, an event that made the building inhabitable.
Fortunately, in 2012, the Belluardo family decided to bring the former church back to life. Such an enterprise was far from simple considering the state of complete abandonment it had fallen into. After extensive studies requiring the consultation of architecture and history, restoration work began and four years later the building was reopened not only as a gallery, but also as a location for events and lessons on glass blowing, an art that has always belonged to the island of Murano.
The history of this building had to be told to let you appreciate the magic of this ancient place, but let's now move on to our offer. Curious to know how the long night of the Venetian Carnival will take place? Well, read on!
- Once you have arrived at the former Church of Santa Chiara, after a welcoming you can watch a show by the Masters of Glassmakers taking place from 8.30 pm to 9.00 pm: glass blowing is an art that will leave you speechless, we are sure.
- The Royal Dinner, wich will start at around 9.00 pm, will be served in the wonderful Ca' Rezzonico Room, leasantly alternated with a few surprise shows.
- After an opening of music from the 17th and 18th century, the night will begin thanks to the Grand Masquerade Ball with international DJ sets that will keep you moving until 3.00 a.m., when this fantastic party will come to an end.
So what are you waiting for to book this fantastic event? To meet all your needs, we have designed for you this proposal full of fun and comfort:
ROYAL DINNER TICKET
time: 8.00 pm
Glass Blowing Show 'Love in Glass'
Gala dinner on the main floor at Ca' Rezzonico
Music and artistic entertainments
Grand Masquerade Ball
Open bar: Prosecco, beer and soft drinks
Carnival Dessert Buffet: frittole and galani
Private water taxi return from Fondamente Nuove to Murano and return
Cost: € 260.00 per person
What do you think? An evocative setting, a good meal, music, masks, lots of fun... the ingredients for an unforgettable evening are all there! ‘The Glass Slippers Masquerade Ball’ is ready to welcome you on Friday 21st February 2020 at the former Church of Santa Chiara in Murano…don’t miss it!
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