Il Ballo del Doge is the most famous Venice Carnival Costume Ball. It was born in Venice in 1994 and it takes place every year during the Carnival of Venice. Each year’s edition has a different theme that is inspired by childhood dreams of Antonia Sautter, creative soul and art director of the event. NEXT EDITION […]
Learn more about Il Ballo del Doge, the most famous and exclusive Carnival Ball in the world! Frequently Asked Questions Is it only possible to attend by invitation? No, reservations to participate at Il Ballo del Doge are open to everyone who wishes to buy a ticket, booking one of the formulas available. Is […]
Il Ballo del Doge 2020 will be my new challenge to express the essence of the Carnival of Venice through the symbolism of rhapsody, that in its musical meaning represents the freedom of interpreting a theme, without established patterns, a succession of mixed ideas and rhythms that express for everyone the possibility of experimenting and […]
Venice Carnival 2019 will take place from February 16th to March 5th 2019, and Il Ballo del Doge will see its XXVI edition, on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019. For twenty-six years Il Ballo del Doge has been the place to be during the Carnival time in Venice and every year for me starts a new […]
After this incredibly hot summer, in these warm days of September I keep on thinking about ideas and images for the XXV Il Ballo Del Doge edition: my greatest dream. Ready to go again onstage with this experience, accompanying my beloved “child” by hand, will be a renewed challenge and pleasure. Preparing an event […]
Throughout the centuries, Venice has always been an open port for freedom of thought, different traditions and languages. Cultural exchanges, trading with different countries, both from the Mediterranean and the East, have made it a destination for more and more visitors, merchants, poets, pilgrims and noblemen.