Learn about Venetian Festivals - it's much more than Carnevale!

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Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 7 pm. Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Presented by Anita Sanseverino. In-person and virtual. Register for In-Person here. Register for Virtual here. The Venetian Carnevale is the most well-known festival in Venice, but there are other festas even closer to the hearts of Venetians. It used to be said that La Serenissima had more feasts than any place in Italy!

Nowadays, Carnevale is mostly for tourists, but other events are celebrated mainly by Venetians. Please join Anita Sanseverino in discovering special traditions that are steeped in history and celebrated with that special Venetian flair! Anita’s presentation will be accompanied by her photographs from these beautiful events.

Anita Sanseverino is an award-winning photographer dedicated to the subject of Italy. Her photographs uniquely capture the beauty, emotion, and character of the country’s landscapes, cities, villages, and cultural traditions. In addition to exhibiting her photographs of Italy, Ms. Sanseverino’s work has expanded to include lecturing about her diverse photographic series. Her lectures offer a broad historical knowledge of traditions and images and provide a wealth of insight about the political, cultural, social, and economic history that has shaped the country of her heritage.

SOURCE: Casa Belvedere

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