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Festa della Sensa - Archivio Vela 2016

Feast of the Ascension

Lo sposalizio del mare torna ad incantare

Each year Venice beckons millions of tourists attracted by world-famous events. The most prominent among these is the Festa della Sensa (Feast of the Ascension). Tourists relive the age-old history of the Serenissima Republic and its intimate relationship with the Sea, and the customs and traditions of Venetian Rowing.
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SATURDAY MAY 27TH
at 5.00pm
Venezia, Palazzo Ducale – Sala dello Scrutinio (admission at invitation)
Gemellaggio Adriatico with Unione Montana Agordina (Adriatic Twinning)
Prize "Osella d'oro della Sensa 2017"
 

SUNDAY MAY 28TH
SENSA WATER PARADE
9.00am – Boats gather in the Basin of San Marco
9.30am – Departure of the water parade towards S. Nicolò del Lido
10.30am – Ceremony of the “Wedding with the Sea” in front of the Church of S. Nicolò del Lido
11.00am – Concert by Coro Serenissima in front of the curch San Nicolò del Lido
11.30am – Holy Mass at the church of S. Nicolò di Lido

Regattas of the Sensa

h. 9.45 am women’s twin-oared mascarete regatta
h. 10.30 am Regatta on 4 oars gondolas
Regattas of the Rowing Season organized by the Municipality of Venice

Course of the regattas: Basin of San Marco - Riviera St. Nicolò, where to follow the prize-giving will take place
12.00 pm “Schie” and “Maciarele” regattas, at Bacino Idroscalo Isola di S.Andrea
Regatta organized by Coordinamento delle Associazioni Remiere di Voga alla Veneta, prize-giving at Certosa island

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from 2.00pm to 5.00pm - S. Andrea Island
Guided tours of the fortress of S. Andrea
Free shuttle from Certosa island to S. Andrea Island
At 3.00pm historical re-enactment by 1° Reggimento di Infanteria Veneto Real


COLLATERAL EVENTS

Wensday may 24, Querini Stampalia Foundation, Venice 

Starting at 5.00pm "The Feast of Ascension. Venice and the Sea"A storytelling event with multiple narrators about Venice and his history through archive documents and paintings of one of the most important families in the Serenissima: the Querini Stampalia,to discover the origins and the traditions of a celebration that has been lasting for centuries. 

Ticket 15.00€

Saturday 27th May (10.00am-6.00pm) and Sunday 28th May (10.00am-6.00pm) – Lido di Venezia, church of San Nicolò

Market of the Sensa
At Proloco stand you will find information about the proposals of Lido beaches during the summer

At Proloco stand you will find information about the proposals of Lido beaches during the summer

Saturday 27th May and Sunday 28th May (11.30am and 3.30pm) – Lido di Venezia

Guided tour at Caserma Pepe in cooperation with FISPMED – Info and reservations: fispmed@gmail.com

Sunday 28th May, 11.00am  – Lido di Venezia, church of San Nicolò

Concert by Coro Serenissima

Sunday, 28th May, 11.00 am – Lido di Venezia, ACTV Lido Santa Maria Elisabetta III landing stage "La Porta del mare" – Nordic walking of Sensa by Nordic Walking Venezia Serenissima e LILT 

and presentation of Doge's Court by the Proloco Lido Pellestrina

 at 5.00pm – Carlo Goldoni's House, Biblioteca di Studi Teatrali (Venice, San Polo 2794) El liston de la Sensa, Museum Tour animated from texts by Carlo Goldoni Info: www.visitmuve.it

Many initiatives on the Lido of Venice on the occasion of the Festa della Sensa 2017 organized by Proloco Lido di Venezia – Pellestrina. For more information: www.veneziaeilsuolido.it

Date: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017
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Price: 
Free