Event

Feast of the Ascension

Venice wedding with the Sea

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.
 
SATURDAY MAY 12TH
at 5.00pm
Venezia, Palazzo Ducale – Sala dello Scrutinio (admission at invitation)
Gemellaggio Adriatico 
Prize "Osella d'oro della Sensa 2018"
 

SUNDAY MAY 13TH
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

- Young rower's twin-oared pupparini regatta | Regatta organized by Associazione Agonistica di Voga Veneta

- Women’s twin-oared mascarete regatta

- 4 oars gondolas regatta
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
 

 

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Saturday, May 12, 2018 to Sunday, May 13, 2018
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Price: 
Free