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[2 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Panevin: celebrating the Epiphany

The Christmas holiday is not officially over until the Epiphany arrives, the 6th of January, when La Befana rules and the traditional “panevin” is lit, a bonfire those meanings are deeply rooted both in pagan and catholic beliefs.

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[21 May 2010 | One Comment | ]
The Vogalonga – Venice Carnival on water

One of the most fascinating marathon-on-water of Venice, the “Vogalonga” , is back this Sunday 23rd of May.
The “Vogalonga” (long row) is a cheerful free event to watch (either way is only €18 to participate in the rowing) that sees gondola, canoes, dragon boats, traditional Venetian rowing boats like the elegant “balotina” or any sort of imaginative craft-with-oars of any size and shapes, even crazy swimmers sometimes join along, battling in this non-competitive 30-km race across the Venice Lagoon, en route to Burano and Murano, and back down the Grand …

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[13 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Montagnana foodies’ fest – Festa del Prosciutto Veneto DOP

Montagnana might be one of the Veneto’s cities off the beaten path but to us Montagnana is no secret especially for Venetian food lovers. This small medieval town, in the province of Padua, lies among the plain between the Berican and Euganeau hills making it the perfect environment, alongside other nearby towns, to produce the Prosciutto Veneto Berico-Euganeo DOP, a delicious dry-cured, seasoned raw ham.

Every year on May the whole town centre of Montagnana turns into a tasting hall to celebrate the pride of the Prosciutto Crudo Veneto DOP, designation …

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[6 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Rosolina Mare kite-flying is taking off

Don’t freak out if you might notice UFO, giant octopus or strange animals flying this weekend above your head in the blue sky of Rosolina Mare.

photo by Rosolina Mare Lido

This Saturday and Sunday the 8th -9th of May, the Wind Festival is back and will blow above the 8km long stretch of Rosolina Mare beach in 2-days of enchanting events.
If you think kite-flying is a child’s thing, then look no further and attend this spectacular, colorful festival that will see the sky of this part of the Adriatic Sea packed …

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[5 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
On the “donkey- track”:  the traditional Palio delle Contrade di Romano

Surely you know all about the famous and colorful horse race in Tuscany, the Palio di Siena, but did you Know donkey can race too?
5km from Bassano del Grappa, in Romano D’Ezzelino over the past 40 years has been taking place a remarkable event, the Palio delle Contrade, enliven the quiet streets of this small town off the beaten tourist track for a whole week during the weekends of the 25th of April, Liberation Day, till the one of the 1st of May, Workers’ Day.

A folk fest that involves all …