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Fifty Shades of Casanova Grand Ball 2016, Venice 6th February

Italiano EnglishAfter the great success of the Casanova Grand Ball last years’ editions, Atelier Marega is glad to present you Fifty Shades of Casanova Grand Ball, on the last Saturday of Carnival in Venice, the 6th of February 2016. The theme chosen for this year is the Love in the fifty and more ways in which […]


Festa del Redentore in Venice: you can’t miss this!

Italiano EnglishThe Festa del Redentore is an event held in Venice the third Sunday of July where the fireworks create a unique atmosphere all over the city. This event is the main one during the Summer and it is probably the most loved one by Venetians, who greatly participate to it. The Redentore began as a feast – held on the […]


St. Mark’s Day in Venice and Rosebund Tradition

Italiano EnglishSt. Mark’s Day is on April 25th and is largely celebrated in Venice since the Saint is the patron of the city.   St. Mark’s Day in Venice is also known as the rosebud festival (Venetian: festa del bocolo) since on this occasion, men traditionally give a single rosebud to the women they love […]


Casanova Grand Ball 2015, Love&Fire in Venice: The Official Trailer

Italiano EnglishWe are glad to share with you all, and particularly with our great guests, the official video trailer of the 4th edition of the Casanova Grand Ball, an Atelier Marega event in Venice. Our production is the most awesome grand ball of the Venetian Carnival. Saturday 14th February 2015, in the beautiful and magic Venitian […]


Atelier Marega Carnival in Venice 2015

Italiano EnglishTen days are already gone since the end of the Carnival in Venice. It’s time to update our blog! It has been a pretty early Carnival (next year it will begin even earlier, almost close to the Christmas period). We are happy that our handmade products have been greatly appreciated, as also written on TripAdvisor by […]


Tanja Schulz-Hess to attend the Casanova Grand Ball in Venice

Italiano EnglishHere we are: the Casanova Grand Ball 2015 is ready to start this Saturday. These are the last days to reserve your tickets. Last week we introduced you our first Guest Star, Gustavo Ollitta. Today, we are going to introduce you to a second Guest Star, who will attend the Grand Ball organized by our Atelier […]


Gustavo Ollitta Special Guest of Casanova Grand Ball, in Venice

Italiano EnglishThe Casanova Grand Ball, on 14th February, Saturday is an exclusive event that takes place every year during Carnival in Venice. This year, will have two guest stars. We are sure you don’t want to miss them and their exhibitions! On Facebook we gave two clues to let you guess who is the first […]


Rent your costumes for Carnival online: it’s easy

Italiano EnglishTo fully enjoy the Carnival in Venice, you might want to rent a costume for one or more days, or for a special evening. Atelier Marega has a colletion of 300 costumes, all handmade and of high quality level. That’s not all: renting a costume online has never been so easy as with Atelier […]


How to get to Venice?

Italiano EnglishYou might think that getting to Venice is not that easy, and maybe also expensive. To be fair, you have many choices on how to get to Venice: train, plain, bus, car. Let’s begin: If you can choose to get to Venice by train, you have done a very good choice. The train station is […]


Zeno Palace in Venice to host Casanova Grand Ball 2016: its History

Italiano EnglishThe Fifty Shades of Casanova Grand Ball 2016 will take place on 6th, February in Venice and the location is breathless: the Zeno Palace – Cà Zen. [PhotoGallery below] HISTORY OF THE ZENO PALACE Palazzo Zeno is located near the Frari church and was built in the late fourteenth century by Carlo Zeno, “Capitano da mar”,  a hero […]


The Origin of Carnival

Italiano EnglishCarnival is the feast of the winter. In catholic countries, like Italy, this is the period before the start of the lent, which lasts for 40 days until Easter. During ancient times, Carnival was also the celebration of the soil fertility after the winter and brought together rituals and fun: laughing to defeat the […]


Discover our shops in Venice: Fondamenta Osmarin

Italiano EnglishAtelier Marega owns four shops in Venice: two of them are located in Fondamenta de l’Osmarin, only 5 minutes walking from San Marco square: When you come to visit Venice, the 1st MUST is absolutely San Marco Square, famous worldwide for its beauty and elegance. Our shops are easy to be found, as they […]


Your ‘700 Venetian Makeup

Italiano EnglishAs many of you are going to wear one of our ‘700 costumes during this coming Carnival, it’s seems a good idea to us to talk  about the makeup of ‘700 century so that you could start to practice and be ready for your big event in Venice. And do not think that this post […]


Casanova Grand Ball in Venice: What Else?!

Italiano EnglishLess than a month to the Casanova Grand Ball, Love and Fire. This 2015 edition of Atelier Marega Carnival Grand Ball promises to make a lot of sparks: Atelier Marega is preparing a spectacular evening and night, full of surprisings. Leave at home your mobile phone, leave behind you your daily life and all […]


Program Carnival in Venice 2015

Italiano EnglishHere is a summary of the main events of this year Venice Carnival, which is going to start soon. We can’t wait! Saturday January 31 – The huge “Festa veneziana” (firs part) opens, as usual, the Carnival with a theme-based show on the water and on the shore along il Rio di Cannaregio; – […]


The History of the Authentic Venetian Mask: the Maskmaker’s Shop in Venice

Italiano EnglishAtelier Marega is a maskmakers’ shop. Although someone might wrongly think that this profession started only recently with the touristic flows, the maskmaker ‘s activity goes back to 1400. On the 10th of April 1436, the Masters of the Painters’ guild in Venice, reorganizing the entire corporation, also founded  the profession of the Venetian […]


The History of the Authentic Venetian mask: Rules on the Masks

Italiano EnglishRules on the masks The ancient and very common use of the masks and costumes in Venice was covered by strict rules, even if  there were a good deal of freedom because the costume was permitted for several months of the year  this was the proof that masks and  costumes were accepted as usual […]


Who was Casanova?

Italiano EnglishOn the occasion of Venice Carnival 2015, Atelier Marega invites you to the Casanova Grand Ball, which will take place during the San Valentine Evening and promises to be the event-you-do-not-to-loose during the Carnival period in Venice. We named the 2015 edition of the Grand Ball after Casanova. So let’s go to see who he […]


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