Italian people celebrate Carnevale di Venezia, an annual festival held in Venice,Italy. The Carnival ends with the Christian celebration of Lent, forty days before Easter, on Shrove Tuesday (Martedi’ Grasso or Mardi Gras), the day before Ash Wednesday. The festival is world-famed for its elaborate masks,its surreal,fairy tale atmosphere,fabulous costumes. Venice becomes immersed in a truly fantastic atmosphere. Thousands of tourists join locals in celebrating this unbelievable festival.
Check out this selection of the most impressive pictures of the venice Carnival.