Happy birthday to our lagoon island: the year 2021 marks the 1600th anniversary of Venice
According to our millenarian tradition, the city of Venice was formally born on the 25th of May 421. 1600 years later, Venice is getting ready for the celebration of its anniversary, a historical moment that holds great significance in light of past year’s events. The celebration will start on the 25th of March 2021 with a series of events and exhibitions that will last for a whole year.
The city of Venice wants to take back its voice and the course of its history and to create the foundation for a new renaissance after a year of economic uncertainty. This a new beginning for the city of art, that had already suffered the consequences of the high tides and flooding of November 2019, the so-called Aqua Granda.
The events’ calendar will be available on the website www.1600.venezia.it, every appointment will be promoted on every social media.