These are the details that make all the difference and make your wedding unforgettable and exceptional. Imagine, create, organize and accomplish it. Venice-etc is surrounded by professionals such as a florist, a lighting technician, a headwaiter specialized in table art, photographers compensated by the L’ISPWP and a specialist in entertainment and shows to create the decoration and atmosphere that corresponds to you. An appropriate atmosphere, events sprinkled with poignant and lovely details: everything is meticulously organized.
Events Parties Entertainments.
PORTRAIT ARTISTS/CARICATURISTS AND CARTOON ARTISTS
A special souvenir sketched by artists able to capture the most interesting and appealing characteristics of guests during a gala dinner.
Scenic reconstruction of the most famous gambling games fashionable during the times of Casanova. Croupiers in period costume assist and coordinate the players in this fascinating centuries’ old adventure.
GIACOMO CASANOVA SNAKES AND LADDERS GAME
Parlour team game played with the help of a painted 300 x 400 cm canvas and suitable for guests of all nationalities. It unfolds through figurative itineraries divided into six themes representing the most interesting and crucial moments in the life of the famous libertine with curiosities and anecdotes on the history and traditions of Venice at the time.
“ATELIER CASANOVA” COSTUME HIRE
Our guests rediscover Venetian house part y fashions, elegantly dressed in costumes fro m various periods from the 1600s to the 1900s to make the atmosphere of the gala evenings even more evocative. Costumes will be delivered to the room and collected the following morning in the hotel
HIRE OF CARNIVAL COSTUMES
Dressing up in the typical costume of the carnival period consisting of cloak, silken head covering, white domino and thre e-cornered hat makes the evening even more evo c a t i ve, involving guests in an enthralling re-enactment of the famous Venetian parties of the golden centuries of the Serenissima Republic. Costumes will be delive red to the room and collected at the venue orthe following morning in the hotel.
HIRE OF LIVERY FOR WAITERS
Eighteenth century livery for waiters, to recreate the atmosphere of Venetian house parties. The costume consists of trousers, waistcoat, jabot, shirt and stockings.
LEDO G A R E S S E D IVE N E Z I A
Brilliant all-female chamber music group in 18th centuryVenetian costume playing the best known Baroque repertoire, with emphasis on the Venetian school. The ensemble may consist of stringed and/or wind instruments.
HERALDS OF THE SERENISSIMA
Standard bearers in Renaissance costume give guests a special welcome, sounding their trumpets to emphasise the solemnity of great events.
GRAND OPERA GALA
Pages taken from the Italian and European opera repertoire performed by a tenor and a soprano accompanied on the piano (or electric piano). Opera arias alternate with internationally famous songs from Italy and abroad.
GRAND GALA OF THE THREE TENORS
Pages taken from the Italian and European opera repertoire performed by three tenors accompanied on the piano (or electric piano). Opera arias alternate with internationally famous songs from Italy and abroad.
FOLKLORE OF THE GONDOLIERS
An evening of folk culture with the participation of a vocal and i n s t rumental gro u p p e rforming the best known pieces from the Venetian and Neapolitan repertoire. Musicians wear typical gondoliers’ costumes.
SWEET MELODIES ORCHESTRA
Quartet (guitar, keyboard, voice and saxophone) performing all types of music. Easy listening and dance music for all tastes from the standard national and international repertoire to the evergreens, Latin American and international cover titles. The amplification for the performance is adjusted to suit the venue for the evening
Private and exclusive concerts in churches, aristocratic mansions or concert halls with programmes of classical music from the Baroque to the 20th century. The composition of the groups varies according to the requirements of the evening. Musicians wear concert dress.
VENEZIA CLASSIC ORCHESTRA
An ensemble of young musicians dressed in 18th century costumes in a concert of original music and arrangements of classical pieces by internationally famous Venetian composers (from Antonio Vivaldi to Pino Donaggio ).
SWING AND DIXIE JAZZ BAND
An orchestra consisting of musicians elegantly dressed according to the fashions of the 1930s – white shirt and trousers, blue striped blazer, blue bow tie and straw boater – proposes a basic repertoire of music from New Orleans style (Louis Armstrong) to the successes of the famous orchestras of the Swing Era (Glenn Mi l l e r, Duke Ellington, Count Basie…).
Young professional Venetian DJ with high technology equipment able to provide all musical genres. The amplification for the performance is adjusted to suit the venue for the evening
The tradition of Commedia dell’Arte revived with the staging of a number of entertaining plays taken from medieval texts and presented by famous carnival characters such as Harlequin, Columbine, Pantalone, Brighella, etc.
Servants in livery with lighted torches welcome guests on their arrival in the aristocratic mansion or help them disembark from water taxis or gondolas.
MOORISH PAGE BOYS
Young servants dressed according to the dictates of 18th century chronicles recalling the traditions of the Venetian nobility who wanted servants coming from lands under the dominion of the Republic of the Serenissima.
A group of professional dancers in period costume and a Master of Ceremonies give a demonstration of the dances typical of Venetian parties during the 18th century and later involve guests, teaching them the fundamental steps to the notes of Boccherini’s famous Minuet.
The fascination of Venetian noblewomen is presented by splendid young girls in period costume who entertain guests during the banquet.
PARADE OF CARNIVAL COSTUMES
The traditions of Venice’s most important event illustrated through a presentation of some of the most photographed and illustrated carnival characters of our time. www.carnivalinvenice.it
HISTORIC VENETIAN CHARACTERS
A representation of some of Venice’s best known characters including Marco Polo, Giacomo Casanova, the Courtesan Veronica Franco, Doge Pietro Orseolo, the Dogaressa, Senators and Venetian Nobility
Parties and games for incentive events.
Prodigious and fantastic bursts of flame produced by a talented artist represent a sparkling way to light up the guests’ arrival.
Famous fortune tellers in traditional Middle Eastern costume weave an unreal atmosphere of enchantment and magic, making predictions about love and work by reading cards and tarots.
Athletic skills and artistic talents are the particular ingredients in a brilliant atmosphere worthy of a grand party in an aristocratic Venetian mansion, according to the historical references of the ancient Serenissima Republic.