Venetians and environmentalists have staged an angry protest over the presence of huge cruise ships.
Residents of Venice have banded together to fight against mass tourism.
There is much excitement in the air ahead of this year’s Venice Film Festival which is once again being seen as the launch pad for the industry’s award season.
'Reporting From The Front' is the title of the Venice Biennale.
It may be a tradition dating back to the 11th century but masks had to be lifted upon police request at this year’s famous carnival in Venice
It is carnival time in Venice. Revellers have been showing off their costumes as part of an annual event, which takes place in the run up to Lent
It’s carnival time in Venice. In the streets and squares of the canal city people parade in elaborate masks and spectacular costumes. This year
A waterborne parade of boats carrying cloaked and masked Venetians began the first full day of carnival season on Sunday. The Venice Carnival is
Thousands of revelers have flocked to the Italian city of Venice for the start of one of the world’s oldest carnivals. Macheranda Grand Ball -> 07
Floating, illuminated structures and breathtaking light displays over the famed waterways of Venice marked the opening of the lagoon city’s annual
Venice carnival season has opened in a burst of light, with floating illuminations and light displays marking the start of the annual event
An unknown first-time director has won one of world cinema’s most prestigious prizes, Venice’s Golden Lion. Lorenzo Vigas, for his film “From Afar”
French director Bertrand Tavernier was awarded a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday (September 8). Receiving
The first red carpet of the Venice Film Festival was filled with the stars of the mountainous thriller Everest, along with members of the event’s
Everest opens the 72nd Venice Film Festival. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Keira Knightley, it is based on the 1996 climbers' disaster on the world's highest peak.
The world’s oldest surviving film festival is getting underway in Venice – the 72nd edition of what’s locally called La Mostra brings with it 11
Left-wing protesters in the Italian city of Mestre, near Venice, chanted “we are all anti fascists” and used rubber dinghies for protection during a
Nearly three weeks of fun, frolicking and festivities will come to and end tonight as Venice says arrivederci to another year’s Carnival. From
One of the world’s oldest festivals, the Carnival of Venice, has begun. Thousands of tourists have crowded the city’s canals, bridges and squares to
The New Year’s Concert at La Fenice theatre in Venice is a spectacular, prestigious international event that proves the power music has to bring
New rules on gondola safety come into force in Venice after a German tourist died in an accident last year.
Venetians are called to the polls this week to decide whether or not they want to split from Italy and make Venice, and its region Venetia, “an
Tourists going to Venice beware – and make sure you read the fine print.
Everyone knows the lagoon city can be expensive but seven tourists from
Venice and Verdi: the inseparable. The city where such famous operas as Rigoletto or La Traviata premiered, and the great Italian composer, whose
Renowned British conductor tells us about the enriching experience of working with Italian soprano Desirée Rancatore, his love for La Fenice opera
Here are some bonus excerpts from our interviews with pianist Laurent Martin, Michèle Roche (Secretary General at the ‘Fondation Bru’) and Alexandre