The Masquerade Ball

Il Ballo Tiepolo

The Official Ball of the Venice Carnival will be held in the splendid palazzo Pisani-Moretta, overlooking the Canal Grande. The palace, built at the end of the 15th Century is a magnificent example of late gothic architecture. Frescoed by Giovanbattista Tiepolo and other 18th Century Venetian Masters.

Enter into the enchanting world of the Venetian 18th century.

Clowns, mimes, artists and jesters welcome the guests who arrive walking from the "calli" of Venice or by gondola through the Grand Canal. After the aperitifs you will be taken by the master of ceremony to your table in the beautiful reception room on the first floor. In this magical atmosphere you will enjoy a very special dinner.

With the testimonial of the Carnival and other personalities, you will enjoy music, acrobatic and theatrical performances. At the same time try to win the prize for the best costume: a romantic week-end for two persons in the splendid Hotel Danieli in Venice. With the testimonial of the Carnival and other personalities, you will enjoy music, acrobatic and theatrical performances. At the same time try to win the prize for the best costume: a romantic week-end for two persons in the splendid Hotel Danieli in Venice.

A master of dance will lead you to the opening of the Ball, accompanied by an orchestra, with waltzes and classical music on the first floor, while on the ground floor a prestigious modern band will make you dance till the early morning, when hot chocolate and croissants will be served.

Thursday, 22nd of February 2001 – Palazzo Pisani Moretta, Venice, at 9.00 p.m.

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