La città costruita dai castori, accumulando pezzi di legno fra le onde.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Going around cloisters in Venice

by Un amico a Venezia

Going around cloisters in Venice A cloister… an image of young friars meditating or leafing through a Bible for hours before dawn. A sensation is a surge of peace and serenity. Venice: a city of canals, bridges, churches and monasteries where we’ll go to wander around, in an itinerary back in time, through cloisters of convents of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Sant'Apollonia, San Francesco della Vigna and San Giorgio on Island.

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Venice through literature

by Marco Scurati

Venice through literature Venice has often been an object of tension and a never placated desire by writers and literary men searching continuously, as well as a source of inspiration through imagination with plurality and richness of meanings. 

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Cuisine and culture in Venice through centuries

 
Cuisine and culture in Venice through centuries It's common knowledge that Venice has for centuries been an authentic door of the interchange between the Far East and the West; this opens a series or arguments and a long walk backwards that plaits the history of art, religious gatherings and the presence of many communities in the city which enrich our culinary culture.
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Venice through cinema places

by Roberta Nalesso |  editor VeneziaSì

Venice through cinema places For its incomparable beauty and natural sceneries that it offers, Venice has always constituted a sough after and privileged scenography for cinematographers from all over the world that have celebrated it in all seasons and through films of different genres and insights, amongst common postcard places and romantic decadence of psychodrama…
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Colours in the paintings

Colours in the paintings Visual itinerary through the places of colour in the paintings from Veneto and its cultural manifestations, highlighting the key points of correlations between landscape, colour and sensuality, indicating the concepts and prevailing constants of techniques and styles that had influenced European art.

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Arts and crafts in Venice: traditional fabrics

 
This itinerary will take us on a discovery of one of the most ancient crafts in Venice: the art of manufacturing traditional Venetian fabrics. The weaving: art amongst the most noble and ancient ones. Interweaving of threads and colours. Sophisticated manufactured articles like tapestries, carpets and precious textiles already sought after in Medieval Europe.
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Discovering Jewish Ghetto

 
 
A city in the city, with its five synagogues, the museum and very tall houses. This itinerary on the discovery of the ancient Jewish quarter of Venice and its particularities, will take place in a secluded area full of charm, far from the most frequented touristic routes, in an area of the lagoon city all to be re-discovered.
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Art and Crafts in Venice

Art and Crafts in Veniceby Vega Partesotti
 
Next to one Venice with its restaurants offering “touristic menu” at fixed price, cheap-looking shops selling masks and pseudo Murano glass, there is another Venice which shows its vitality through its traditions and creativity...
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Itinerario nell’arte contemporanea

di Vega Partesotti    

La storia fa sentire il suo peso a Venezia, una città talmente ricca di tesori artistici e architettonici del passato che non sembra prestarsi troppo a offrire anche spazi all’arte contemporanea. Eppure fu proprio qui che nel 1895 ebbe luogo la prima “Esposizione internazionale d’arte della città di Venezia”, in seguito diventata Biennale di Venezia.

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