25 Aprile nominated for Chair of new Mediterranean Network

25 Aprile nominated for Chair of new Mediterranean Network By Eugenio Pendolini 20 October 2018 VENEZIA. The 25 Aprile Association has been made Chair of the civic Network of the Eastern Mediterranean that brings together six cities recognized as World Heritage sites by UNESCO. Participating in the group along with Venice are the associations Riches … More 25 Aprile nominated for Chair of new Mediterranean Network

International Media Reporting on Venice: Gruppo 25 Aprile featured in TV reports

What follows is a recent release from Gruppo 25 Aprile about their involvement in recent reporting on Venice by foreign media. Oct. 10, 2018 Speaking of us: International Press roundup If the attention of national and international mass media is an indicator of credibility and trustworthiness, or at least of a capacity to communicate about … More International Media Reporting on Venice: Gruppo 25 Aprile featured in TV reports

The “Veneziani house” in Campo de la Bragora: “Soon President Musolino will visit us”

On Sunday Gruppo 25 Aprile inaugurated their new space next to the church: “An open space which will host activities, debates and discussion. It has no political affiliations, not even with the coming election” “This is not a space dedicated to political debate, neither is it a place that was created in support of or … More The “Veneziani house” in Campo de la Bragora: “Soon President Musolino will visit us”

Rialto, Venice’s top chefs call for action: “Let’s join together to save the market”

Gruppo 25 Aprile’s appeal is taken up with music and speeches to prevent the death of the Pescheria. For a thousand years the stands have been the beating heart of commerce, which now is at risk of closing. By Gloria Bertasi VENEZIA. The smell of the sea, words shouted in dialect, the bargaining and the … More Rialto, Venice’s top chefs call for action: “Let’s join together to save the market”

Two days of mobilization in defense of the lagoon of Venice

Saturday 29 Sept. at the Magazzini del Sale in Dorsoduro, the national meeting “Against major infrastructure at Venice” and Sunday 30 Sept. the “No Grandi Navi” demonstration in the Canale della Giudecca, with the support of dozens and dozens of committees, associations and foundations from across Italy. By Gianni Favarato VENEZIA. “There will be two … More Two days of mobilization in defense of the lagoon of Venice

Airbnb out of control in Venice, properties double in 3 years

Among the “hosts” there are some who rent hundreds of apartment, in contradiction of the “sharing economy” promoted by the portal. Scarpa: “We need put a stop to these abuses” Airbnb rentals available to tourists have almost doubled between 2015 and 2018. Venice is now confirmed to be one of the Italian cities with the … More Airbnb out of control in Venice, properties double in 3 years

Tourism gone wild in Venice? The City bans scooters.

Instead of controlling the flow of tourists in the historic center (and the proliferation of B&Bs) they want to prevent even the elderly from stopping on steps. By Gian Antonio Stella Children on scooters, beware!! The new rules for decorum in Venice are a little severe in places. You can bring a Transatlantic cruise ship … More Tourism gone wild in Venice? The City bans scooters.