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CARNEVALE DI VIAREGGIO BY RENATO MISSAGLIA
2018

CARNEVALE DI VIAREGGIO BY RENATO MISSAGLIA

Break from daily routine and take off towards dreams of freedom, fantasy and creativity. This is the message that the 2018 Viareggio Carnival manifesto wants to convey, designed by the artist Renato Missaglia and presented during a celebration in Piazza Cavour, the historic center of the town. 

The allegorical machines
The competition

The allegorical machines

Unique in the world in size, movement, choreography and sensational nature, the giant Carnival floats are true allegorical machines that travel along a ring circuit on the seaside Promenade of Viareggio between breathtaking Liberty buildings and extraordinary squares overlooking the beach. 

The long tradition of the Carnival
History

The long tradition of the Carnival

The tradition of the Carnival of Viareggio is strongly connected with the events, facts, ideas and culture that have permeated Italy over the years. There are five major historical phases in the Carnival of Viareggio. 

Viareggio Carnival 2018
Masked parades

Viareggio Carnival 2018

The Viareggio Carnival celebrates in 2018 145 years of life under the sign of a vivid tradition such as the long-established European tradition of Carnival festivals. It is no doubt one of the best known events in Italy. Each year the Viareggio Carnival attracts more than 600.000   spectators gathering to attend the magic of the grand parades of large  floats in  papier-maché. In 2018, THE CARNIVAL MASKED PARADES  will take place  on    27th January,  4th,   11th,   13th, 17th February along the extraordinary Liberty seaside boulevards.