Roberto Piffer, a young tailor in Venice

Roberto Piffer is a young tailor, he opened his atelier towards the end of October 2021,
right here in Venice, near Ruga Giuffa, just off Campo Santa Maria Formosa. Authenticity, custom work, sensitivity and attention to detail: Roberto Piffer is all of this and, moreover, he is for me a wonderful presence in the world of Venetian craftsmanship, a precious bridge between the past and future of this profession.

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Isabella Canali Andreini and the job of acting

Isabella Canali Andreini was the one who really started the profession of actress, ennobling this often discredited and opposed profession. Besides, her name, Isabella, coincides with a specific character of the Commedia dell’Arte, that of the “Innamorata” or “l’Amorosa”, such was her skill in giving depth and credibility to the characters she played on stage.

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Tours in Venice for the blind and visually impaired visitors: the Carnival tour

A guided tour in Venice for blind or visually impaired visitors: let’s explore the world of the 18th century in Venice, in particular through the tradition of the mask in papier-mâché and chocolate, a drink that became quite popular, albeit quite expensive, exactly in those years. We will visit a workshop where masks are made and then enjoy a chocolate tasting in an artisanal laboratory.

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Tours in Venice for the blind and visually impaired visitors: the Boat tour

A guided tour in Venice for blind or visually impaired visitors: rowing in Venice is a very lively tradition. In the Venetian canals and in the lagoon you can find different kinds of traditional boats and this tour offers the opportunity to understand their characteristics, from the oars to the oarlocks as well as trying to row, face-forward and standing!

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