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Carnival in Venice

GIUSEPPE PENNISI reviews Hervé's
'Les Chevaliers de la Table Ronde'


A not very joyful happy-go-lucky Carnival, this year in Venice. With Easter Sunday on 27 March, it took place earlier than usual: at the beginning of a rather rainy and foggy February. Then, the long recession is taking a toll on what people intend to spend for entertainment, parties and masked balls. On Mardi Gras 9 February, only a few were wearing masks on the streets and squares; by 9.30pm most of the restaurants seemed either closed or waiting for few and far between clients...

Copyright © 12 February 2016 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy






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