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Carnevale di Viareggio (Carnival) 2017
Where: Viareggio, Italy
When:  Sunday, February 5, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
Schedule events 2017:  February - 5, 12, 18, 26, 28 Once a year, Viareggio celebrates its traditional carnival which preserves a tradition that starts in 1873. The over 130 year's carnival started as a mockery of the elected people of the city.   The young residents of the city presented them in a shape of giant ridiculous dolls.   Since then, the city's residents preserve the tradition and turned it into a giant fiesta of dancing and color, a symbol of peace, unity and love.   Giant dolls...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Foiano Carnival (Carnevale Foiano della Chiana) 2017
Where: Foiano della Chiana, Italy
When:  Sunday, February 5, 2017 - Sunday, March 5, 2017
 
Carnival 2017 date - 5, 12, 19, 26 February and 5 March. The Foiano Carnival in Foiano della Chiana, Tuscany is known as one of the ancient carnivals in Italy. The carnival’s events take place on Sundays from mid January until mid/late February . (It is recommended to confirm the dates). The carnival that started in 1539 was aimed to welcome the New Year and create a joyful atmosphere in town. In the colorful carnival the visitors can enjoy a wonderful parade with dance groups, jugglers, bands, carnival shows performing...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Hobby show in Rome - 2017
Where: Roma, Italy
When:  Friday, February 10, 2017 - Sunday, February 12, 2017
 
In the Hobby Show in Rome, the visitors can find in the fair exhibits and exhibitors of various fields as; comics, video games, handcrafts, etc… Many companies present its products and hold workshops with the guidance of experts of various fields.   The exhibition and the fair are like “paradise” to hobby fans that look for new topics and ideas. The Hobby Show's program, venue, schedule of events, how to get, parking etc, is present in the exhibition's link website below, See details below, under...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Le Salon du Chocolat - Chocolate Festival in Milan 2017
Where: Milano, Italy
When:  Friday, February 10, 2017 - Sunday, February 12, 2017
 
Chocolate lovers who visit Milan can enjoy a special experience that is offers by the annual chocolate festival which started in 1993.   On the large fair's areas, dozens of chocolate manufacturers demonstrate their renewals and the production's chain of the chocolate and its products from the picking of the cocoa beans and it's processing to the different needs.   Manufacturers from Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Japan, Canada and other states present their products on more than 400...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Venice Carnival - Carnevale di Venezia 2017
Where: Venice, Italy
When:  Saturday, February 11, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
The ancient carnival The carnival of Venice (Italian: Carnevale di Venezia) is the most communicate festival in Europe. Ancient celebrations held in the past for centuries, were stopped in 1797 with the conquest of Venice by Napoleon.   Today's Carnival In 1980, Venice renewed the tradition. Nowadays, every year, thousands of people fill the bridges, canals and squares of Venice and turn the city into a giant theater stage.   The atmosphere costumes and experience of visiting The city itself becomes a...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Verona Carnival 2017
Where: Verona, Italy
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Friday, February 24, 2017
 
Once a year, on the last Friday before Lent fast (different dates) , Verona celebrates its carnival that preserves an ancient tradition of more than 470 years. The event marks the end of epidemic that killed, in 1660, many of Verona's residents in hunger and illness.   Since its end Verona's residents indicate, once a year, the end of the stuffer's period by distribution of Gnocchi to the people.   Gnocchi is a local folk food that is made of mush potatoes and flour, cut into small pieces that are cooked in...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Ivrea Carnival The Orange Fights 2017
Where: Ivrea, Italy
When:  Saturday, February 25, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
The traditional orange fight of Ivrea preserves an ancient tradition that started in the middle of the 19 century as an inspiration of a similar event that took place in the Middle-Ages. In the orange fight the celebrators throw juicy fresh oranges on one another.   According to the local history, in the Middle-Ages, beans were thrown by the participants in the street fights. Twice a year, the feudal lord used to donate a pot with beans to the poor tenants families.   The handout was very humiliated as the beans were...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Historical Carnival of Verres 2017
Where: Verrès, Italy
When:  Saturday, February 25, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
The Historical Carnival of Verrès - Carnevale Storico di Verrès is celebrated every year since 1948.   Verrès is located in Vallée d'Aoste in North West Italy. During the four days of the carnival, the city residents and guests are “voyage in time" to the Middle-Ages.   They reconstruct a very important event in the culture and local history where Kathrin the lady of the castle and her husband went to the people.   The outstanding event took place on May 31st 1450 where...(read more)
 
 
 
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