Casanova Grand Ball 2020

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January 1970

Saturday, February 22, 2020, in the beautiful and magic Venetian Palace Ca’Zeno, near the famous Basilica dei Frari.

From 8.00 pm, you will be welcomed by a cocktail and amused by our artists’ exhibitions and performances.

This will be just the beggining of a lovely and as well charming evening which will last for the whole night, hand by hand, along Casanova’s love experiences, between amazing forbidden games…
Atelier Marega invites you to take part to this extraordinary masked ball’s adventure: are you ready?

After the great success of the Casanova Grand Ball last years editions, Atelier Marega is glad to introduce you to Casanova Grand Ball, The Pleasure Garden during the Venetian Carnival. The theme choosen for this year is the Pleasure Garden. On March 2th, 2019, the night of the last Saturday of Carnival, Casanova will lead you to a magical journey of discovery of pleasure in their most varied facets.

The noble Casanova was a man of great culture: he devoted himself to a military career, he was a poet and biographer but, above all, he was a man of love. He succeeded in making love the true essence of his life.

FULL TICKET  includes:

entry Palazzo Zen C at 20.00 Welcome cocktail + welcome show
Dinner Gala (served at the table)
Entertainment Of various kinds during the Gala dinner
Gran Ballo in Maschera
Open Bar, and frittole galani



entry Palazzo Zen C from 23:30.
Entertainment With our entertainers and DJ Andrea
Serata dancing
Open Bar, and frittolle galani for all


For guests of Full Ticket holders, the doors of Palazzo Zen will be open starting at 20:00.

For guests holders of the After Dinner Ticket, the doors of Palazzo Zen will be open from 23.30.

We strongly recommend to respect the above times to avoid unpleasant and exhausting expectations as well as not watching the shows.

Program and cast

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Zeno Palace - Ca' Zen

Palazzo Zeno , near the Frari church, was built in the late fourteenth century by Carlo Zeno, “Capitano da mar”, a hero in the Chioggia’s war waged by Venezia against Genova .

The fine gothic facade of the palazzo overlooking the canal of San Stin, has been preserved intact, and is surmounted by elegant obelisks dating from the seventeenth century. The Zen family can be traced back to its very early origins having played a part in Venetian history ever since the time of the Partecipazio-Badoer; furthermore it provided the Serenissima with a Doge ( Renier Zeno , 1253), as well as various ambassadors, senators and cardinals.

The Palazzo near the Frari underwent various alterations over the centuries the most important and far-reaching of which was the work of the architect Antonio Gasparri who was engaged by Alessandro Zeno who had been ambassador of the Serenissima at the court of the King Louis XV at Versailles. Alessandro, probably influenced by the splendors of the French court, decided to add a new wing to the antique palazzo, giving onto the courtyard. The interior decoration was renovated in a sumptuous manner. All the rooms of the palazzo, in fact, are frescoed or decorated with stuccoes by the greatest artists of the period such as Antonio Pellegrini, Jacopo Guarana, Abbondio Stazio and Amigoni.

Even at the end of eighteenth century, despite the end of the Venetian Republic (1797) and the severe economies crisis, the Zeno family began a project to redecorate some rooms of the new wing with ceilings frescoed by Giuseppe Borsato.

The Zeno family still lives in the Palazzo.

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