1 JUNE 2019
64. PALIO DELLE REPUBBLICHE MARINARE
The Palio delle Antiche Repubbliche Marinare, this year, will take place on the same days as Venice celebrates the Sensa’s Day (Festa dell’Ascensione), one of the principal and oldest events of the tradition.
The programme includes 3 celebration’s Day that will culminate, Saturday 1 June, with the Regatta of the Antiche Repubbliche Marinare and, Sunday 2 June, with the water procession and the ceremony of the wedding of Venice with the Sea.
FRIDAY 31st MAY
6.30pm – Departure from Piazza San Marco, Riva degli Schiavoni up to via Garibaldi
Historical Pageant: costume parade by the groups from Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice
7.45pm at the Esedra in via Garibaldi – Ceremony of Presentation of the crews of Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice
8.30pm in via Garibaldi – Concert by Batisto Coco
SATURDAY 1st JUNE
10:00am Venezia, Palazzo Ducale – Sala dello Scrutinio ( admission at invitation)
Anpas Twinning / Associazione Nazionale Pubbliche Assistenze (Croce Verde Mestre)
To follow Gemellaggio Adriatico (Adriatic Twinning) with Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice
Prize “Osella d’oro della Sensa 2019”
7.00 pm – Regata dei Galeoni
Course (2.000 metres): from Giardini di S. Elena across the San Marco Basin up to the finish line at Campo della Salute.
To follow the Awarding of the crews in Campo della Salute.
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SUNDAY 2nd JUNE
SENSA WATER PARADE
9.45am Boats gather in the Basin of San Marco
10.15am Departure of the water parade towards S. Nicolò di Lido
11.15am Ceremony of the “Wedding with the Sea” in front of the Church of S. Nicolò di Lido
12.00am Holy Mass at the church of S. Nicolò di Lido
REGATTAS OF THE SENSA
- 8.45am young rowers’ twin-oared pupparini regatta
- 9.30am women’s twin-oared mascarete regatta
- 10.15am Regatta on 4 oars gondolas
Regattas of the Rowing Season organized by the City of Venice
Course of the regattas: Basin of San Marco – Riviera St. Nicolò, where the prize-giving will take place