Friday, February 01, 2008

Grand Carnival Gala at the Luna Hotel Baglioni

Start time: 18:30
Place: Luna Hotel Baglioni
Organizer: Baglioni Hotels
Don’t miss the special evening at the Luna Hotel Baglioni to celebrate togheter the most important weekend of the Venice Carnival!
The appointment will be at 6.30 pm in the warm atmosphere of the Fireplace Room for our Welcome Cocktail: just in front of the warmlighted-on fireplace you will savour the typical Venetian Canapès while sipping the renown Bellini and Rossini Cocktails, created for you by our Chef Carlo. During the cocktail you will be entertained by a special funny Opera: “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”. The famous Opera of Gioacchino Rossini will be performed by top-level artists, prouded boast the stage of the most famous Italian and International Theatre.
Starting from 8.00 pm the refined Buffet Dinner will be served in the elegant ambience of the Marco Polo Ballroom, with original frescoes by the Pupils of the Tiepolo School.. The Marco Polo Ballroom is in fact the perfect setting to experience the real Carnival of Venice and you will have the chance to parade your Venetian Carnival costumes and traditional Masks!
We will make you dance till late with Dance Music of our Disk-Jockey: international covers, rock, group dances, music by ‘60s and ‘70s… At the end don’t miss the exquisite typical Venetian desserts: frittelle and galani, prepaired by our Chef Carlo.
A sparkling and exciting evening is waiting for you in the elegant ambience of our Luna Hotel Baglioni to celebrate in the most unforgettable way the Carnival of Venice!
Dress Code: Carnival Costume (Costume d’Epoque or Cloak with Mask)
Rate: 210,00 Euro per persona (VAT and Wine from Canova Selection included)
Cancellation Policy: by 12.00 p.m. of 25th January 2008, with the whole rate as penalty.
On the second floor of the Luna Hotel Baglioni the special Carnival Atelier “Venice Atelier” will be organized during Carnival period, in order to rent and buy Costumes d’Epoque, Masks and Cloaks.
Partecipation costs: Euro 210 Euro


Start time: 19:30
Place: Palazzo Mocenigo
Organizer: Bauer Venezia
The Bauer Hotel has organized a special event for classical music lovers. The evening will start at 19.00 at the historical “Palazzo Mocenigo”, one of the most prestigious private estate in Venice. In this magical atmosphere the prodigious and talented artist Maestro Andrea Bacchetti will perform a solo piano concert on the notes of J.S. Bach, Mozart and Debussy.
A delicious cocktail will be served after the concert.

For more information please contact our marketing dept on +39-041-240 69 09 or via e-mail on
Partecipation costs: Euro 80


Start time: 20:00
Place: Palazzo Donà dalle Rose
Organizer: Associazione Internazionale per il Carnevale di Venezia
In the sumptuous environments of this historical residence still inhabited by the descendants of the ancient family Donà dalle Rose, which gave three Doges to the “Serenissima Repubblica” you will be able to realize with fantasy your favourite tale and make it live again in a “dream night”.
The candle light dinner, the music of the “Caffè Concerto Strauss” with their extraordinary skill, the entertainments and your gorgeous carnival costumes, will make this night unforgettable.

• Welcome cocktail
• Served dinner with “La Dogaressa” catering (4 courses)
• Dancing with live music orchestra and open bar in the magnificent entrance hall of the Palace

Dress code: Carnival costume

Partecipation costs: Euro N.A.

Ball of Louis du Soleil

Start time: 20:00
Place: Palazzo Zenobio
Organizer: García Martín de Calera – Organizzazione Carnevalesca de Calera

At Carnival in Venice, the nocturnal lanes come alive with mystery,
the moon casts reflections on the winding canals,
and we evoke, for you, the opulence of an 18th century ball,
set against the background of the overwhelming original stage!

His Highness the King and the Royal Household cordially invite you
to a Carnival feast in the dignified grand ballroom of the Zenobio Palace.
You will be welcomed as a member of the court.
At the entrance of the palace, birds of fire dance along the canal, beyond the heavy doors a harpist plays, and the champagne flows. Flame throwers, musicians, and mystery beckon the guests into the fairy-tale-like garden. At a sign of the master of ceremonies, the invited guests follow him into the sea of lights that is the gilded ballroom.

Celebrated performers and intoxicating cuisine will envelope your senses. Finally, upon the arrival of Le Grand Monarque, Le Roi Soleil, you will be invited to dance with the King in the lavish setting of Zenobio Palace and to enjoy this evening with all your senses!

Let yourself fall into the fantasy that is Venice at Carnival!
Together with an international audience, you will enjoy this miraculous masquerade ball at the gorgeous Zenobio Palace, located on the lagoon at the heart of this romantic and mercurial city.

Dresscode: historical costume
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Partecipation costs: Euro 430


Start time: 20:30
Place: Palazzo Cà Zen
Organizer: Associazione Amici del Carnevale di Venezia
The magic of a meeting, an enchanted town , the charm of another period and of its seasons
Gala dinner. Dance and amusement
Dress code: Costume
Prize to the best costume

Additional information:

Partecipation costs: Euro N.A.

Diner Dansante Le Menuet

Start time: 21:00
Place: Casin di Commercio (Procuratie Vecchie, Piazza San Marco, 180/C)
Organizer: C.C.I.
A Dinner in the most exclusive place of Venice: the old Casino (little house) of Commerce in the ‘Procuratie Vecchie’, looking straight to the San Marco Church and the Doge’s Palace. A Master of Dance and a baroque ensemble will involve the guests in dancing minuets, rondo and other group dances, during and after a superb Dinner served by the famous restaurant La Colomba. Dress code: costume
Partecipation costs: Euro 250

Masks & Costumes Parade with Sound and Pictures

Start time: 21:30
Place: Ca’ Zanardi
Organizer: Incentive Harmony di Nicolas & Jeanne-Bénédicte Arnita
Location : Palazzo Zanardi, 16th century, located in authentic Venice.
This unique setting was the first abode of Agnello Partecipazio Doge,
with its refined atmosphere and its elegant rooms enlighten with candlelight.
9 p.m. Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
11 p.m. Spectacle with the Parade of Costume & Masks
of the Commedia dell’Arte , Arlecchino Colombina and Pantalone, Brighella, Dottor Peste, with couples of venetian Aristocrats, with Casanova , the Doge, the Dogaressa and their court, everybody in traditional costume.
Guests will be able to admire the most elegant and rich costumes of the venetian Carnival
With the musical entertainment by Harp and Flute with pictures and explanation of the artistic and fashion period of 1800 in Venice. An actor will introduce you to the meaning of these personages and masks in the tradition of Venice.

Program :
21:00 Welcome Cocktail & Dinner
23:00 Parade of the Historical Costumes with Sound & Pictures
24:00 Live modern music

Dresscode : Costume e mask
Cost : 195 Euro per person and includes welcome cocktail, gala dinner wines included during dinner and entertainments. After midnight open bar.

Kindly do not hesitate to contact us for costumes rental. Our Atelier will be at your disposal.
The palace is accessible by walking on Calle Zanardi, 4132 Cannaregio,
Or by its water door on the canal Santa Caterina, in front of Foscarini School.

For more information contact our office – Ca’ Zanardi – Calle Zanardi – Cannaregio 4132 – 30121 Venice – Italy
Tel. +39 041 2410220 – Fax +39 041 5237716

Partecipation costs: Euro 195