Tag Archives: Carnival

The Carnival of Viareggio: Italy’s Annual Floating Theater

A special, featured blog by NIAF’s Board of Directors Member and Executive Vice President of Scholarships, Grants and Youth Activities, Robert V. Allegrini. It’s cold and dark, but – fortunately – hairless inside the left nostril of Hillary Clinton as … Continue reading

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Costumes, confetti, and chiacchiere, oh my!

Carnevale in Italy By Danielle DeSimone Every year, before the austerity and penance of Lent, Italy – and, specifically, Venice – comes alive in bursts of colors, costumes, and chiacchiere. This annual festival of Carnevale, known in other parts of … Continue reading

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Carnivale di Venezia

Venice is currently in the midst of its annual Carnivale di Venezia, with elaborate masks, costumes, parades and partygoers taking over the city! The world-famous festival starts around two weeks before Ash Wednesday and ends on Shrove Tuesday, also known as … Continue reading

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