La Svolta and the secret of the Venetian Redentore Feast

Great write up on a summer festa in Venice that symbolizes redemption and survival.

La Venessiana

You’ve probably heard about and participated in the Redentore Feast. It’s an ancient feast, first organized in 1577. In our times, it comes as festa religiosa and festa popolana, with a historical and religious background and culinary summer feast celebrated on boats in the Lagoon. 

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