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.
VENICE, 22nd FEBRUARY 2020
SCUOLA GRANDE DELLA MISERICORDIA
Press, Media and Guests who have partaken of the event during different editions have defined it as the most sumptuous, refined and exclusive costume ball in the world, or even one of the hundred things to do in a lifetime.
Luxury decorations, scenery designed and realized specifically for the theme of each edition, continuous shows with over 100 artists, refined foods and drinks, music, dance and itinerant performers until late at night make Il Ballo del Doge a real international event, celebrated by the jet set, celebrities and seekers of dreams.
The theme of Il Ballo del Doge 2020 will 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 improvising while telling a story.
- How to book your ticket?
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 it possibile to choose between either entries including Placé Dinner or After-dinner ones.
The booking office of Il Ballo del Doge is at your disposal for any information you may require, by email email@example.com or by phone Call +39.041.2413802
- What is included in the ticket?
There are different categories of tickets that include the event entry, the welcome show & cocktail, the seated banquet dinner accompanied by Fine Wines, the entertainment shows during dinner, the main show with more than 100 artistes performing, the after-dinner party & disco until 3:00 am. Also after-dinner party tickets are available.
- Where will it take place?
An extraordinary location will constitute the set in the heart of Venice that will host a grandiose party, with even more evocative shows, sets and settings, which will enrich the uniqueness of the Il Ballo del Doge experience:
Scuola Grande della Misericordia
The “Misericordia”, as it is called by the Venetians, is a place that evokes ancient and future ideals. The majestic construction of the Scuola Grande della Misericordia was entrusted in 1531 to the great Renaissance architect Jacopo Sansovino and lasted twelve years. It houses the largest hall in Venice, after the Doge’s Palace, frescoed by the school of Paolo Veronese.
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