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Behind the Mask at Venice’s Carnevale

As Carnival celebrations begin around the world, our masked writer discovers the history of Italy’s most famous event. It’s February, and the streets of Venice are packed with masked men, plus a few flamboyant females adopting the elaborate papier mache disguises which announce the arrival of Carnevale.…

Venetian Mask

The History Of The Venetian Mask

The history of the Venetian Mask is one which sounds as though it stems from fairytale or legend but which goes to show that sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.…

Carnival in Venice

History of Venetian Masks

Aѕ thе name іmрlіеѕ, the mаѕk came from the Vеnеtіаn Republic. Thе uѕе of Vеnеtіаn masquerade masks originated frоm Venice, іn nоwаdауѕ Itаlу for thеіr festival.…