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Viareggio Carnival 2015

Viareggio Carnival, attracts every year more than ONE MILLION spectators gathering to attend the magic of the great parades of big floats in papier-maché.


History
Viareggio Carnival, carnival, viareggio, tuscany, versilia, storia, carnival, tuscany, papier-maché, carnival coup, discover, tuscany, viareggio carnival, events, events in tuscany, grandiose, parade, carriages, celebrating, carnival, foundation, viareggio, history, edition, future, spectacular, wagons, parties, mask, city of carnival, attraction, arena, museum, viareggioIn February of 1873, to the tables of the coffee of the Casino, among the young good of the Viareggio since that time the idea day a parade of carriages budded for celebrating the carnival, to the open one, in plaza, among the people. Fat Tuesday of February 1873, the Carnival of Viareggio is matured as today it is known: spectacular event among the most beautiful and grandiose of the world. To end of last century, appeared, in the middle of the party of people that was suffered great, the triumphal wagons, real monuments, built in wood, scagliola and juta, modeled by sculptors and envoys together by carpenters and blacksmiths that, in the Dock, on the ports of the shipyards, they knew how to create boats destined to challenge with success the insidious waters and the capricious winds of the oceans; since then the wagons so built of year in year, it have sailed in a sea of amazed people and had a good time.

Carnevale di ViareggioThe first world war seemed to destroy, together with the beautiful époque in Europe, also the Carnival to Viareggio, that instead revived, more splendid and more grandiose, in 1921, when even the disguised wagons unthread around two marvelous avenues, parallel among them and to the beach; the sea avenues, the mythical walk, that in the summer they were the meeting of the national and international worldliness, from that moment they were, with the scenes of the Alps Apuane, the natural and grandiose stage, of incomparable beauty, where they were strutted, every year richer than animation and vivacity, the carnival constructions.
In 1921 the first official song was sung, the "Cup of Champagne", actual hymn of the carnival. Also the masks were animated with music for the first time, because the gang found place to edge of an entitled wagon "Tonin of Burio" that represented the party nuziale in the threshing floor of a farmer's house. Two years after the " Pierrot ", nostalgic and romantic figure of the carnival, was the first mask to move the head and the eyes.
In 1925, for initiative of some builders, the papier-maché was introduced, to realize the wagons, since then has allowed colossal but light constructions, that is mascheroni able to hover in the air challenging the law of the gravitates. With such innovation we can said that the history of the Carnival of Viareggio becomes legend, thanks to the builders that, for their creative abilities, it was denominated, from the national and international press, magicians of the papier-maché.
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After the second world war, it revives in 1946 and, since then, King Carnevale has tempered his scepter, passing uninjured - June of 1960 -through a dreadful fire of the hangarses where the wagons were built. Since the beginning (1954) the national Tv before, and the Eurovision (1958) then have consecrated the great demonstration transporting, anywhere, by ether Viareggio and the Carnival. For a long time, every year, a long team of illustrious guests, of political, of characters of the sport and the show, has come to Viareggio to admire it own effigy in papier-maché, as to every course disguised day every edition of the carnival hundreds of thousands of people have decreed the success of this great demonstration.
In 1998 the Carnival of Viareggio has celebrated 125 years of life in the shine of one whole month of diurnal and nighttime parties and now, strong of its continuous successes, it looks by now with all of its strengths at the great editions of the future, that will be spectacular with wagons, you unthread, local parties, party in mask, reviews of every kind and, first among these, the world tournament of kick " Cup " " Carnival ". In 2001 him it is inaugurated the new City of the carnival, a complex destined to become a great attraction, characterized from new hangars, from an arena for the shows, from the multi-media museum , from the school of the papier-maché and from other cultural initiatives and of diversion. Carnival, party of the peace, of the love, of the solidarity. Every year, they come to Viareggio thousand of people.
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Viareggio Carnival 2015 - Program

PROGRAM:

1 - 8 - 15 - 22 - 28 Febrary 2015

More information:
FONDAZIONE CARNEVALE DI VIAREGGIO
info@ilcarnevale.com
Piazza Mazzini, 22 c/o Palazzo delle Muse 55049 Viareggio
Phone 0584 962568 - Fax 0584 47077


Viareggio: discover the surroundings

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    Massarosa territory extended between the extreme slopes of the Apuane Alps and the Versilia coasts
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  • Galileo Chini Galileo Chini (9 km)
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  • The Via Francigena from Lucca to Versilia The Via Francigena from Lucca to Versilia (9 km)
    In the Middle Ages the Via Francigena was the main route for pilgrims heading for Rome, the Holy See; it also became an extremely important channel of cultural exchange and trade.
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  • Camaiore Camaiore (9 km)
    Camaiore is a city-states with more than 30.000 inhabitants; this area comprehends the territory from the Apuan Alps to the Tyrrhenian in the heart of a charming neighborhood rich of traditions: Versilia.
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  • Pietrasanta Pietrasanta (10 km)
    Pietrasanta centre owes its origins and its name to the Podesta Guiscardo Pietrasanta, who had it built by orders of the republic towards the middle of the XIII century.
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  • Versilia Coast Versilia Coast (12 km)
    Versilia is a part of Tuscany coast in the north-western province of Lucca known for fashionable Riviera resorts, it consists of numerous clubs that are frequented by local celebrities.
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  • Versilia By Bike Versilia By Bike (12 km)
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  • Forte dei Marmi Forte dei Marmi (12 km)
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  • Apuane park Apuane park (14 km)
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  • Seravezza Seravezza (14 km)
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  • Monte Corchia cave Monte Corchia cave (15 km)
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  • Montignoso Montignoso (17 km)
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  • Aghinolfi castle Aghinolfi castle (17 km)
    The characteristic element of the territory of Montignoso, already frequented by the ancient Liguri-Apuanis, it's represented from the Castle Aghinolfi.
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  • Porta lake Porta lake (17 km)
    The protected area of the Porta lake, a heaven faunistico managed from the WWF and from League Environment, is where the place to make a relaxant walk.
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  • San Giuliano Terme San Giuliano Terme (20 km)
    The Municipality of San Giuliano Terme is an important health resort in the province of Pisa with a population of about 30000 inhabitants.
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  • Pisa castles Pisa castles (20 km)
    A path that leads to the discovery of the ancient castles of the Pisan hills, ancient fortress fate age Tuscan Renaissance and developed with the advent of the municipalities.
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Accommodations in the area


    • Camaiore (Lucca)
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    Residenza d'Epoca I Pini

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    • Massarosa (Lucca)
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    Villa Massarosa 10 beds pool

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    • Camaiore (Lucca)
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    Villa Lido di Camaiore 9 beds pool

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    • Massarosa (Lucca)
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    Farmhouse Massarosa 14 beds pool

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    • Pietrasanta (Lucca)
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    • Pietrasanta (Lucca)
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