A Venetian Carnevale: the Marega family and the mascareri tradition

Feb 23, 2022 266

BY: Francesca Bezzone

There are two words that truly define the essence of Italian Carnevale: the  first is maschera, or mask; the second is — of course — Venezia. 

While every corner of the country celebrates this time of the year with parades, masquerades and floats, there  is no denying that, even when considering the  most famous, the most historically interesting Carnevali (Viareggio, Ivrea, Putignano, Rome, just to name a few), the one in Venezia is the most iconic and  luxurious.

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SOURCE: https://italoamericano.org/

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