Sunday, February 22, 2009


Start time: 15:00
Place: Piazza San Marco
Partecipation costs: Free


Start time: 16:00
Place: Caffé Lavena
Organizer: C.C.I.
Hot chocolate with cakes and sweets in an elegant café in the Piazza, the Venetian Carnival time tradition since 18th Century. Dress Code: costume.
Partecipation costs: Euro 50

Lyric Afternoon, Homage of Lovers, Venetian buffet

Start time: 17:00
Place: Papafava Palace, reachable by its water door and by Calle Racchetta, 3764 Canareggio, vaporetto n° 1 Ca’ D’Oro station stop
Organizer: Incentive Harmony di Nicolas & Jeanne-Bénédicte Arnita
The Ball will be located in the authentic Venice, in a 14th century Palace, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, with its precious gothic facade & its elegant quadriform gothic windows overlooking the canal of the Misericordia. The palace will be illuminated entirely with candlelights to create a memorable atmosphere.

Incentive Harmony Nicolas&JB Arnita organizes a lyric afternoon dedicated to lovers.

17.30 Elegant cocktail with typical Venetian buffet, Quartetto Barocco and Soprano.
End of the event at 20.30
Dress Code: mask
Cost: 95 € per person

Do not hesitate to consult us for the rent of costumes
Our Atelier will be under your disposal for costumes, masks and accessories.

The Palace is reachable by 5 minutes walk from Ca D’Oro vaporetto stop: Calle Racchetta, Cannaregio 3764. Reachable also by its water door (in front of the Church of the Misericordia).

For further informations, contact our office:
Tel: +39 041 5201855 +39 041 7793002, Fax: +39 041 52 85914, E-mail:, Web:
Partecipation costs: Euro 95


Start time: 20:00
Organizer: Tragicomica
In the magical night of the Carnival of 2009, candlelight in the most charming Palace of Venice, facing the Grand Canal, among precious scenographies and the 18th frescos, you’ll be the welcome guests at the Mask Ball Mascheranda.
Within the fancy dress, wrapt in the mystery of one’s own mask, you’ll dance with venetian and foreign masks, in the great game of transgression and seduction.
At the arrival in the main Saloon richly decorated, artists and musicians will welcome the guests entertaining them with games and performances. In the entry Saloon a mysterious aperitif will be served .
The masks will then be invited to go upstairs , where in the Guarana , Longhi and Tiepolo Saloons a grand traditional Gala dinner will be served , with a live classical music performance .
During and all along the evening , music , fantasy, entertainments , colour and warmth, will be the frames for the magic of the Party going on with a Show of international worldwide famous artists and performers , the School of Historical Dances , the Casanova of the Year Election and the great Mask Balls in the Main Saloon with surprises and games based on the theme of the Party.

Partecipation costs: Euro 550,00

Start time: 20:00
Place: Ca’ Sagredo
Organizer: Associazione Internazionale per il Carnevale di Venezia
Partecipation costs: Euro 360.00


Start time: 21:00
Place: Hotel Danieli
Organizer: C.C.I.
A Dinner in the Hotel Danieli, the most exclusive Hotel of Venice, located few steps from Piazza S. Marco. A Master of Dance and a baroque ensemble will involve the guests in dancing minuets, rondo and other group dances, during and after the dinner . Dress code: costume
Partecipation costs: Euro 250

Grand Ball of Thousand and One Nights

Start time: 21:00
Place: Papafava Palace, reachable by its water door and by Calle Racchetta, 3764 Canareggio, vaporetto n° 1 Ca’ D’Oro station stop
Organizer: Incentive Harmony di Nicolas & Jeanne-Bénédicte Arnita

On Sunday, February 22nd, the Grand Costume Ball of One Thousand and One Nights will be giving an award for the most elaborate costume that celebrates a glorious moment in Venetian history.

Welcome Cocktail
Prestigious Buffet of Thousand and One Nights
Paying Open Bar after midnight

The rich program of entertainment:
The Famous Goldolieri
The Magic Bizantine & Orientali Dancers with the Rose Petal Show
Salsa & Merengue, Tango & Passo Dople

Dress Code:

Award for the most Extravagant & Elaborate Costume

Associazione Culturale Venezia Segreta
Info: tel. +39 041.5201855 fax +39 041.5285914

Partecipation costs: Euro 175