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Venetian carnival masks.

Tourists love Italy in any season, but the most famous celebration is the Venetian festival.To get here is considered a big success.

The famous carnival is held here in the last month of winter: to event the Italians are preparing everywhere. Actively sell masks, actors rehearsing rooms, participants sew elaborate costumes.

To arrange the event in February days – a practice that went with 1094. Last festival 10 days and symbolize the period before Lent. Initially, the carnival of Venice was not so luxurious and suits were only black long coats. Often used the simplest long-nosed mask without ornaments. The current costumes are required for its opulence and decoration of the famous ladies ‘ man Giacomo Casanova, who expanded color gamut and complicated kind of costumes for the party.

Festival date is counted from Ash Wednesday: an event from the life of the Catholic Church is associated with the old rite, when spovidavsja townspeople sprinkled their heads with ashes as a sign of purification from sins released.

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