Fête of the Sensa

Traditional celebration on Ascension day in remembrance of the ancient rite known as “Wedding the Sea”: solemn Mass, Regattas and other collateral events.

SATURDAY MAY 12th 2018
Venezia, Feast of Ascension Ceremony

SUNDAY MAY 13th 2018

9.00am – Boats gather in the Basin of San Marco
9.30am – Departure of the water parade towards S. Nicolò del Lido
10.30am – Ceremony of the “Wedding with the Sea” in front of the Church of S. Nicolò del Lido
11.00am – Concert by Coro Serenissima in front of the curch San Nicolò del Lido
11.30am – Holy Mass at the church of S. Nicolò di Lido

Regattas of the Sensa

- women’s twin-oared mascarete regatta
- Regatta on 4 oars gondolas
Regattas of the Rowing Season organized by the Municipality of Venice

Official website http://events.veneziaunica.it/feast-ascension-venice-2018