Venice cITY OF CANALETTO AND cARNIVAL

Venice the color of Carnival modern event inaugurated in 1979 but a tradition dating from the victory against the Patriarch of Aquileia,Ulrico de Treven 1162 celebrated by dancing in San Marco Square. It became official during Renaissance in the seventeenth century. However under the rule of the holy Roman Emperor and later the Emperor of Austria, Francis II it was outlawed in 1797 and the use of masks became strictly forbidden.

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