32nd Su e ZO per i ponti - Up and Down the bridges
There are two routes available:
1) main route, which is about 13 km long (8 miles) and crosses 53 bridges (start and arrival at Piazza S. Marco);
2) shorter route for school parties only, which is about 6 km long (3,5 miles) and crosses 26 bridges (start at the Railway station, arrival at Piazza S. Marco).
Promoted by the Associations: TGS Eurogroup (Youth and Social Tourism) - A.Ge.S.C. (Catholic School Parent Association) - C.T.G. (Youth Tourist Centre) - Ex Allievi Don Bosco (Former Pupils of Salesian Schools) - FISM (Italian Federation of Nursery Schools) - NOI Associazione - F.I.A.S.P (Italian Federation Sports for Everyone).
Supported by Veneto Region, Province of Venice, Venice Municipality, Venice Port Authority and Veneto Region Education Department. In collaboration with Sports councillorship, Tourism councillorship of Venice Municipality.
SATURDAY 17 APRIL
8.30pm PRELUDE to the SU E ZO PER I PONTI - Piazza San Marco (front of Museo Correr): literary trail, video projections, choral singing and other surprises.
SUNDAY 18 APRIL
08.00 am Holy Mass of “Su e zo per i ponti” in Basilica San Marco with "Improvvisando" Choir from Conegliano.
09.30 am Gathering of all folk groups in Piazza San Marco: flag-raising ceremony in the presence of dignitaries
10.00 am Lighting the beacon
10.00 am 1) Start of Su e Zo per i Ponti from Piazza San Marco (corner of Palazzo Ducale); 2) Start of Su e Zo per i Ponti from the Railway Station (school parties only)
12.30 pm Folk groups parade in Piazza San Marco: Special prizegiving to the groups
02.00 pm End of the walk