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Feast of the Ascension 2017

Lo sposalizio del mare torna ad incantare - 28 maggio 2017

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 27TH
Venezia, Feast of Ascension Ceremony

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

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