Carnival in ca ‘Ramin

The Carnival, then, began three days in advance with dances in the Court of the Fondaco dei Turchi. The Venetians have always been passionate dancers and there were many places for dancing entertainment, the most famous being that of the Zattere, but they also danced in the courtyards of the monasteries (allowed only before sunset).
They organized “dance parties in the campiello”, for a fee, as recalled in the painting by Gabriel Bella: “Festa gives…

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