America’s Cup | The Italian Job

A bit of news on the America’s Cup races in Venice in May, 2012: An earlier version of this story implied racing in Venice would only take place on the ‘inside’ race course area, in the Grand Canal. In fact, race course areas inside AND outside Lido Island are being discussed. via America’s Cup |…

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The Redentore Feast

Each year on the third Sunday of July, Venice celebrates the Festa del Redentore. The feast originates in the 16th century, and has been celebrated annually ever since. From 1575 to 1577 Venice suffered a plague epidemy, and in 1576 the Senate ordered the Doge to wow the construction of a church to the Redeemer…

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