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Italian eyewear group to pay to maintain Venice bridge
St. Catharines Standard
The Italian eyewear group Luxottica will pay to restore and maintain the only wooden bridge over Venice's Grand Canal, becoming the latest in a string of private companies to put money into Italy's fragile landmarks. The Ray Ban maker has pledged 1.7 ...
Church converted into mosque for Venice Biennale shut down - Telegraph.co.uk
Church converted into mosque for Venice Biennale shut down
Nearly 130 people had entered the church for Friday prayers, whereas the maximum allowed by safety regulations was 90, Venice council said in a statement. “The organisers took advantage of ambiguity, asking permission for an artistic exhibit, but then ...
Police Shut Down Mosque Installation at Venice Biennale
Venice police close Iceland's Bienalle mosque, deemed 'Not art'
Italian officials to close controversial mosque installation at Venice Biennale
Venice rips off tourists, says complaint taken to EU - Telegraph.co.uk
Venice rips off tourists, says complaint taken to EU
The sheer weight of visitors makes negotiating Venice's narrow alleyways a nightmare for residents, and the conversion of private homes into hotels and bed and breakfasts has forced many to move to cheaper accommodation on the Italian mainland, just ...
Artist draws controversy turning church into Venice's first mosque - The Guardian
Artist draws controversy turning church into Venice's first mosque
Venetian Muslims, as well as Muslim visitors to the city, will now be able to walk to Friday prayers instead of taking an hour-long trip to the nearest mosque, in the industrial heartlands of the Veneto mainland. Behind the venerable doors of the ...
Mosque Installed at Venice Biennale Tests City's Tolerance
Venice Biennale: from Church to Mosque (for just 230 days)
Christian Church Temporarily Converted into Mosque in Venice
Venice officials threaten to close mosque installation at Biennale art fair - Telegraph.co.uk
Venice officials threaten to close mosque installation at Biennale art fair
"The Mosque will engage the many thousands of Muslim residents of Venice who come from 29 different nations, and welcome Venetian residents as well as tourists, including the thousands of Muslim travellers to Venice annually." The installation was ...
'Mosque' sparks trouble at Venice Biennale
Venice Biennale: Gas masks, Marx, and cigarettes in the wrong places
Venice Biennale 2015 does not make a pretty picture
Venice hotels with wheelchair access - Telegraph.co.uk
Venice hotels with wheelchair access
Most apartments and hotels in Venice are accessed along narrow alleyways and over stepped bridges. Even if you manage to get there, there are very few rooms at street level – most are located up steep stairs in historic buildings where installing a ...
Italian lessons begin with first day in Venice - Bangor Daily News
Bangor Daily News
Italian lessons begin with first day in Venice
Bangor Daily News
The senior center from Halle, Germany, will provide readers with a student-athlete's perspective on the experience as the team enjoys the history and culture of Italy while playing a handful of games. VENICE, Italy — After exploring Montreal on ...
Carpaccio: Vittore and Benedetto from Venice to Istria, Palazzo Sarcinelli ... - Financial Times
Carpaccio: Vittore and Benedetto from Venice to Istria, Palazzo Sarcinelli ...
He loved nothing better than to translate Christian narratives into the painterly equivalent of comic strips; gripping tales of everyday folk set in the familiar surroundings of 15th-century Venice complete with gondoliers, washing lines and laconic ...
Scottish artist opens solo exhibition at Venice Biennale - BBC News
Scottish artist opens solo exhibition at Venice Biennale
A Dundee artist has opened Scotland's representation at the Venice Biennale arts festival in Italy. ... His specially-created body of work, commissioned and curated by Hospitalfield House in Arbroath, is being exhibited at Palazzo Fontana, a Venetian ...
State of conservation of Venice and its lagoon (Italy) - UNESCO.org (press release)
State of conservation of Venice and its lagoon (Italy)
UNESCO.org (press release)
... about the state of conservation of the World Heritage property "Venice and its lagoon” (Italy), inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1987. The UNESCO World Heritage Centre closely follows the state of conservation of the property with the ...
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