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Events and popular festivals around the world.

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Carneval of Venice 2007

Carneval of Venice 2007 (4)
Carneval of Venice 2007 (4)
45° 26′ 3″ N, 12° 20′ 21″ E

The Carneval of Venice (Carnevale di Venezia) is an annual festival, held in Venice, Italy. The Carnival starts around two weeks before Ash Wednesday and ends on Shrove Tuesday (Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras). Carnival started as a time for celebration… [Read more]

Carneval of Venice 2011

Carneval of Venice 2011 (1)
Carneval of Venice 2011 (1)
45° 26′ 3″ N, 12° 20′ 21″ E

Masks have always been a central feature of the Carneval of Venice; traditionally people were allowed to wear them between the festival of Santo Stefano (December 26) and the start of the carnival season and midnight of Shrove Tuesday. As masks… [Read more]

Cocullo

Cocullo (1)
Cocullo (1)
42° 1′ 59″ N, 13° 46′ 28″ E

Cocullo is a village in the Abruzzo situated in the Peligna Valley, between the towns of Avezzano and Sulmona. Cocullo is known for his singular patron saint’s holiday, named Festa di San Domenico or Festa dei Serpari, in which the patron saint’s… [Read more]