Feast of the Ascension
Venice wedding with the Sea
Every year millions of visitors came in Venice attracted by world-wide events. Among these stands out the Festa della Sensa, which, more than any other event, revives the thousand-year history of the Serenissima, its intimate relationship with the Sea and with the practice of Venetian rowing. The Gemellaggio Adriatico of 2018 was with the Cities of the Croatian Adriatic coast - Pula, Poreč, Rovinj, Umag, citadel, jellyfish, Lošinj, kerso, arbas, this year instead the Festa della Sensa will take place in the same days in which Venice hosts 64. Palio delle Repubbliche Marinare. The Gemellaggio Adriatico will be with the cities of Amalfi, Genoa and Pisa.
The program includes 3 days of celebrations that will culminate, Saturday 1 June, with the Regatta of the Ancient Maritime Republics and Sunday 2 June with the water procession and the ceremony of the wedding of Venice with the sea.
SATURDAY JUNE 1ST
Venezia, Palazzo Ducale – Sala dello Scrutinio ( admission at invitation)
10:00am Twinning with Anpas Associazione Nazionale Pubbliche Assistenze (thanks to the Croce Verde Mestre)
11:00am Gemellaggio Adriatico (Adriatic Twinning) with Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice
To Follow the Prize Ceremony “Osella d’oro della Sensa 2019”
SUNDAY JUNE 2ND
SENSA WATER PARADE
9.45am Boats gather in the Basin of San Marco
10.15am Departure of the water parade towards S. Nicolò di Lido
11.15am Ceremony of the “Wedding with the Sea” in front of the Church of S. Nicolò di Lido
12.00am Holy Mass at the church of S. Nicolò di Lido
Regattas of the Sensa - Regattas of the Rowing Season organized by the Municipality of Venice
09.45 am young rowers’ twin-oared pupparini regatta
10.45 am Women’s twin-oared mascarete regatta
11.15 am Regatta on 4 oars gondolas
Regattas of the Rowing Season organized by the City of Venice
Course of the regattas: Basin of San Marco – Riviera St. Nicolò, where the prize-giving will take place.
Thursday 30 May, 17.30 – Ateneo Veneto, Campo San Fantin
Conference: “Una festa dimenticata: il palio di San Nicolò di Lido. Balestra – arco – schioppetto – falconetto”
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Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June – Lido di Venezia, near San Nicolò from 10.30 to 21.30
Traditional Market of the Sensa: handicrafts, bric-à-brac, creators of ingenuity, books, non-profit associations and l’m the inevitable Cooperativa Olivicoltori di Vetralla
from 10.30 to 21.30 Kids Area with inflatable games, jumping and game with rotating balls dedicated to children and teenagers
from 11.00 to 22.00 Food Area where there will be street food of different types.
from 10.30 am to 7.00 pm Flying over Venice and Lido with helicopter service by Fly Venice departure from the airport nicelli with discounted prices at the sensa Info and reservations firstname.lastname@example.org or 3480055941
from 15.00 am to 19.00 Target Shooting in collaboration with Ateneo Veneto and Pro Loco Lido di Venezia-Pellestrina in Riviera San Nicolò
Saturday 1 June
from 19.00 to 20.00 games with animal's friends by Dott.ssa Federica Bubini Regini and Dott.ssa Mason Nicoletta
from 20.00 to 22.00 Entertainment with performances by artists and music
Sunday 2 June
Alle 7.30 III step “Mark sancti -La Porta del mare" by Nordic Walking Venezia Serenissima and LILT
2 routes planned for:
First route 16 km starting from the lagoon terrace of malamocco h 7.30
Second route 14 km starting from Basilica di San Marco h 7.30
Union and meeting Breakfast of the two routes at 8.45 terrace lagoon P.le S. M. Elisabetta Lido and departure at 9.00 to Porta del Mare
Thanks to: Camera di Commercio Venezia Rovigo / Comitato Festa della Sensa / Coordinamento Associazioni Remiere di Voga alla Veneta / Proloco Lidi di Venezia – Pellestrina / Mercury / EIUC - Global Campus for Human Rights / Avm Holding / Alilaguna / Fondazione Musei Civici / La Biennale/ Venezia Certosa Marina / Parrocchia di San Nicolò / Polizia Municipale / Veritas / le Forze dell’Ordine e tutti coloro che hanno collaborato alla realizzazione della manifestazione.