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    Portraits of Venetians

    Meet Venice’s local artisans, artists, activists in their daily life via our webdocumentaries

    • Massimiliano Caldarone, Glass Artist
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    • Marilisa Dal Cason, Mask Maker
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    Venice Explained

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    • This story about St Mark's day in Venice will make your heart melt
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    • 10 quotes about Venice, Italy, which describe perfectly how fascinating Venice is.
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    • Walking around Venice Arsenal at night hasn't always been that safe
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    • The Festa della Madonna della Salute on the 21st of November is a religious day but also an official holiday of the city.
      La Festa della Salute, the day Venice celebrates the end of a tragic plague
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    • San Martin's day, the favorite tradition of Venice's children
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    • The man on this Venetian palace looks great but no one knows who he is.
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