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Beach on Fire
The event of the summer attracting tens of thousands of onlookers to beaches of Cavallino Treporti with an amazing night time firework display with an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of Records.
Where: Cavallino Treporti beach, Venice 
When: 25 August 2012

CONCERTS - Summer in Venice in 2012

Opera & Classical Music

La Boeme by Puccini
Where: Gran Teatro La Fenice, Venice 
When: 18-19 May 2012

Tosca by Puccini
Where: Sculoa Grande San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice 
When: 31 May 2012 - RESERVATION AT THE HOTEL

Carmen - music by Bizet
Where: Gran Teatro La Fenice, Venice 
When: 21-24 June, 26 June - 1 July and 7 July 2012

La Traviata by Verdi
Where: Palazzo Barbarigo Minotto, Venice 
When: 3, 5,10 June 2012 - RESERVATION AT THE HOTEL

Rigolotto by Verdi
Where: Palazzo Barbarigo Minotto, Venice 
When: 5, 12, 19 July 2012 - RESERVATION AT THE HOTEL

Venice Baroque Orchestra
Where: Conservatorio Benadetto Marcello - Palazzo Pisani, Venice 
When: 19 June 2012

SPORT

Sailing

The 2012 America's Cup
The world's most prestigous high-adrenaline sailing event.
Where: Centre of Venice
When: 12-20 May 2012

The 38th Vogalonga
Over 1500 traditional rowing boats pass through the city as a movement against motor boats
Where: Tratto Bacino San Marco to Lido
When: 27 May 2012

The 12th Rowing Race of the Contradas Cavellino Treporti
Regatta wine, food and racing!
Where: Contrade di Cavellino Treporti
When: 25 May unti 30 September 2012

Regatta of St Erasmo
Where: Isola di S. Erasmo
When: 3 June 2012

Ancient Maritime Regatta
A spectacular regatta for historical boats with Venice competing with the other famous maritime cities.
Where: Venice
When: June

CULTURE & FESTIVALS

Feast of the Sensa
Continuing a 1000 year old tradition that saw the Doge travel in a magnificent boat into the sea and ceremonially throw a wedding ring in to symbolise and renew Venice's marriage with the sea.  Now performed by the city mayor, this event is ancient yet lively with a huge entourage of decorated boats.
Where:: Venice
When: 19th and 20th May

San Pelligrino Cooking Cup 
Why not combine your culinary skills with sailing by entering this imaginative regatta.  With around 60 crews containing various celebrity chefs, this 12 mile race seeks the double victory of crossing the finish line first and also cooking the best food.
Where: Lido di Venezia
When: 23rd June

Art & Film

69th International Venice Film Festival
This needs no introduction
Where: Lido di Venezia, Venice
When: 29th August until 8th September 2012

Gustav Klimt
Exhibition of Gustav's art
Where: Museo Civico Correr, Venice
When: now until 8 July 2012

Pablo Picasso and Vollard
Art and writings documenting the relationship between the two
Where: Palazzo Franchetti, Venice
When: now until 8 July 2012

The Dali Universe
More than 100 masterpieces of the master of surrealism, Salvador Dali
Where: Museo Diocesano di Arte Sacra e Chiostro di San'Apollonia, Venice
When: 22 May 2012 until 22 May 2013

Dance

8th International Festival of Contemporary Dance
Where: Teatro alle Tese, Venice
When: 8-10 June 2012

Architecture

13th International Architecture Exhibition
Where: Giardini della Biennale, Venice
When: 29 August until 25th November 2012

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