Saturday, February 14, 2009

Moon Masquerade at the Luna Hotel Baglioni

Start time: 18:30
Place: Luna Hotel Baglioni
Organizer: Baglioni Hotels
We are waiting for you at the Luna Hotel Baglioni to celebrate together the first weekend of the Venice Carnival !
The evening will start at 6.30 pm in the warm atmosphere of the Fireplace Room with our Welcome Cocktail: just in front of the warmlighted-on fireplace you will savour the typical Venetian Canapés while sipping exquisite Cocktails, created for you by our Chef Carlo.
During the cocktail you will be part of the most famous and romantic Italian Operas, performed in occasion of Valentine’s day by top-level artists, prouded boast the stage of the most famous Italian and International Theatres as well as La Fenice Opera Theatre.
Starting from 8.00 pm we will escort you to the elegant ambience of the Marco Polo Ballroom, with original frescoes by the Pupils of the Tiepolo School, where our Chef will amaze you with a refined Carnival Buffet Dinner. The Marco Polo Ballroom is in fact the perfect setting to experience the real Carnival of Venice and you will have the chance to parade your Venetian Carnival costumes and traditional Masks!
We will make you dance till late with Dance Music of our Disk-Jockey: international covers, rock, group dances, music by ‘60s and ‘70s… At the end don’t miss the exquisite typical Venetian desserts: frittelle and galani, prepared by our Chef Carlo.
A sparkling and exciting evening is waiting for you in the elegant ambience of our Luna Hotel Baglioni to celebrate in the most unforgettable way the Carnival of Venice!

Dress Code: Carnival Costume (Costume d’Epoque or Cloak with Mask)
Rate: 250,00 Euro per person (VAT and Wine from Canova Selection included)
Cancellation Policy: by 12.00 p.m. of 6th February 2009, with the whole rate as penalty.
Partecipation costs: Euro 250

The Ridotto

Start time: 20:30
Place: Palazzo Dandolo, Hotel Monaco & Gran Canal
Organizer: C.C.I.
In the halls of the Ridotto, the heart of the XVIII Century magnificent Carnival of Venice, a music theatre show about the life of the young Casanova with singers, dancers acrobats and a live orchestra in the unique costumes of the Atelier Tiepolo. After dinner historical group dances and waltzes directed by a Dance Master. Dress Code: costume.
Partecipation costs: Euro 450

Serenissima Gran Ball, Duets of Love, Homage to Romeo & Juliet, Gala Dinner & Entertainment

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
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.

21.00 Elegant cocktail Quartetto Barocco and Soprano.
21.45 Seated Gala Dinner wines included
23.00 Spectacle of Lovers: Love Duets celebrating the most famous lyric operas such as La Traviata, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Serva padrona, La Bohéme, ecc…
Midnight: modern music and dances (Paying Open Bar)
Dress Code: costume and mask
Cost: 270 € 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 270