Event

Historical Regatta 2019

the main event in the annual "Voga alla Veneta" rowing calendar

Programme
 
FRIDAY 23rd AUGUST
Disnar per la Storica 
A great venetian celebration, to discover the tradition of Voga alla Veneta, tasting the local food.
Organized by local and rowing associations.
www.disnar.it
 
 
THURSDAY 29th AUGUST
6.00 pm, Campo della Salute - Blessing of the gondolini
Presentation of the crews, blessing of the belts and of the boats. The ceremony is preceded by a  water parade in Grand Canal: 5.00 pm gathering at Erbaria di Rialto, 5.30 pm departure of the parade from Rialto to the Salute church.
 
 
SATURDAY 31st AUGUST
 
11.30 am, Area Scali at Arsenale
Inauguration of the new bissona boat “Nepomuceno”, realized by the City of Venice in partnership with the City of Prague and the Svatojànsky Spolek Association, dedicated to San Giovanni Nepomuceno, patron of Bohemia and protector of the gondoliers. On Sunday the bissona will join the other boats of the historic parade of the Regatta.
Entrance from Bacini – Arsenale Nord via the Tesa 105
 
6.00 pm-8.00 pm, Erbaria / Rialto:
ASPETTANDO LA REGATA
- Presentation of the new bissona boat "Nepomuceno";
- 7.00 pm show "Aspettando la Regata... La barca dei comici";
- Festa dell'anguria.
 
 
 
SUNDAY 1st SEPTEMBER
 
From 4.00 pm
HISTORICAL AND SPORT WATER PAGEANT: parade along the Grand Canal by historical crafts with costumed crews, boats and gondolas of the Venetian rowing associations (Voga alla Veneta). Course: St. Mark’s Bay, Grand Canal, Rialto and return along the Grand Canal until Ca’ Foscari
 
4.30 pm 
Maciarele and Schie regatta: two oared regatta on mascarete dedicated to children.
Categories:
- Maciarele senior (under 14 years). Course: from Punta della Dogana to Ca’ Foscari 
- Schie (under 10 years). Course: from Rialto to Ca’ Foscari
- Maciarele Junior (under 12 years). Course: from San Stae to Ca’ Foscari
 
 
4.50 pm
YOUNG ROWERS’ TWIN-OARED PUPPARINI REGATTA
Course: St. Mark’s Bay, Grand Canal, around the paleto in front of Ca’ Farsetti, to finish at Ca’ Foscari.
 
5.10 pm
SIX-OARED CAORLINE REGATTA
Course: St. Mark’s Bay, Grand Canal, Rialto (around the paleto in front of San Marcuola), and back down the Grand Canal to finish at Ca’ Foscari.
 
 
After the passage of caorline (match for third place) and after the passage of gondolini (final)
International Universities Boat Challenge
Challenge on eight-oared galeoni boats by the crew of Ca' Foscari and Iuav Universities of Venice versus the teams of Università di Trento, Suzhou Vocational University e University of Wien.
Course: From Rialto to Ca’ Foscari
 
5.40 pm
WOMEN’S TWIN-OARED MASCARETE REGATTA
Course: St. Mark’s Bay, Grand Canal, Rialto (around the paleto in front of San Marcuola), and back down the Grand Canal to finish at Ca’ Foscari.
 
6.10 pm
TWIN-OARED GONDOLINI REGATTA
Course: St. Mark’s Bay, Grand Canal, Rialto (around the paleto in front of San Marcuola), and back down the Grand Canal to finish at Ca’ Foscari.
 
 
OTHER EVENTS
 
 
26th August – 2nd September
The Twin bottles: message in a bottle
By  Helidon Xhixha and Giacomo “Jack” Braglia. 
Art Installation by Fondazione Gabriele e Anna Braglia
 
 
From 29th August to 1st September
Aspettando la Regata…
La Barca dei Comici
Amusing show dedicated to Catherine Cornaro, which introduces the historical re-enactment dedicated to the Queen of Cyprus during the Historical Regatta.
 
Thursday 29th August at 9.00 pm: at the Consorzio Cantieristica Minore in Giudecca;
Friday 30th August at 9.00 pm: in Piazza Maggiore in Malamocco;
Saturday 31st August at 7.00 pm: at the Pescheria di Rialto;
Sunday 1st September from 4,00 pm: itinerant show in Grand Canal during the Historical Regatta.
Free Entrance.
The rowing boat where the actors perform is adorned and fitted out by Compagnia L’arte dei Mascareri, with decorations in papier-mâché and leather by the skilful craftsmanship of the Master Venetian Mask-Makers.
 
 
Friday 30th August, 6.00 pm, Ateneo Veneto (Campo San Fantin), Sala Tommaseo
Aspettando la Regata Storica. Una festa antica e autentica: l’impegno dei protagonisti
Event dedicated to champions no longer in activity, and other worthy characters of rowing and lagoon traditions that contribute to the preservation of a characteristic Venetian tradition. Historical introduction, rowers’ life scenes in famous films, speeches by Gianpaolo Scarante, Claudio Carrettin, Giorgio and Maurizio Crovato, Carlo Montanaro
 
Free admission
 
Saturday 31st August - 4.30 pm - Murano, Canal Grande (from Museo waterbus stop to Ponte Longo).
Memorial Bruno Fusato Signoretti: Regatta on caorline by firemen of the cities of Venice and New York 
 
Sunday 1st September, 12.00 – 5.00 pm - Canale della Giudecca – Bacino San Marco
Red Regatta
Site-responsive public art project by Melissa McGill choreographing 52 traditional Venetian "vela al terzo” sailboats, hoisted with hand-painted red sails, in a performative regatta that celebrates local maritime culture and history and calls attention to the fragile balance between the city of Venice and the sea.
Info: www.redregatta.org
 
 
Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September, Pescheria di Rialto
Festa dell’Anguria
By Associazione Rialto Mio
 
 
Concerts for the Regata Storica
Sunday 1st September, from 4.00 pm, in Grand Canal
•    Campo della Salute: concert by Coro Serenissima
•    Campo San Stae: concert by Banda Musicale di Tessera
 
 
 
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Price: 
Paid admission

FLOATING STALLS "CANAL GRANDE"

You can attend the Regata Storica comfortably seated on the uncovered floating stalls set up along the Grand Canal near Campo San Polo (acces from San Silvestro/Calle dei Sbianchesini - San Silvestro Actv stop). The floating platform is set in one of the most beautiful and spectacular points along the route, and allows to attend the historical water pageant and all the regattas.

>Prices 2019  avalilable until September 1st at 2.00pm and after on site at our desk in San Silvestro.

 

Non-residents in the Municipality of Venice >> Buy now

Full: Euro 60.00

Boys 6/18 years: Euro 30.00

Children under 6 free, with no seat assignment and accompanied by an adult.

Residents of the City of Venice (only onsite)

Full: Euro 30.00

Boys 6/18 years: Euro 15.00

Children under 6 free, with no seat assignment and accompanied by an adult.

The exhibition of an identity card will be required to the residents of the City of Venice.

Tickets are available online, or calling Hellovenezia Call Center +39 041 2424 or at the following Venezia Unica Agencies:

VENICE

•Tronchetto, agenzia Venezia Unica - froma 08.30 to 6.30 pm

•Piazzale Roma (Ponte della Costituzione side) - from 08.30 to 6.30 pm

•Piazzale Roma, IAT c/o Autorimessa Comunale from 08.30 to 6.30 pm

•Stazione Santa Lucia, in front of platform 2 - from 08.30 to 6.30 pm

•Rialto, biglietteria approdo Actv linea 2 - from 08.30 to 6.30 pm

•Piazza San Marco 71/f (close to Museo Correr), IAT from 08.30 to 6.30 pm

•Lido Santa Maria Elisabetta, ticket office at Actv stop - from 08.30 to 6.30 pm

•Accademia, ticket office at Actv stop – from 08.30 to 6.30 pm


MESTRE

•Via Lazzari 32 (Piazzale Cialdini) from 08.30 to 6.30 pm

•Aeroporto Marco Polo, IAT at arrival area - from 08.30 to 6.30 pm


DOLO

•Agenzia Venezia Unica, via Matteotti 15H  - from 08.30 to 6.30 pm

 

SOTTOMARINA

• Agenzia Venezia Unica, Viale Europa 2/c - from 08.30 to 6.30 pm

Info for ticket purchasers:

- access to the platform from 3.45pm from San Silvestro Actv stop /campo San Silvestro/calle dei Sbianchesini

- the event begins at 4.00pm.

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