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The Svolo del Leon (the fly of the Lion)

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The so called “ Svolo del Leon “ puts symbolically the word end to the Carnival events. It is an enormous flag of San Marco depicting the famous winged lion that will be taken up with a pulley system, from the square packed with people, where formerly took place  the coronation of  the “ Maria” winner of Carnival, up to St Mark's bell tower. In the background the musicians of the Fenice BrassOperà will play the anthem of San Marco. The event is a ritual of great beauty, a tribute to the city's landmark, the winged lion-so dear to Venetians-which close the Carnival  invite to and see you at the Venice Carnival in 2018.


When: Tuesday 28 February at 17.00

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