(ANSA) – VENICE, MAY 27 – Venice renews its next lolizio del mare bride with the “Festa de la Sensa”, the traditional appointment with which the lagoon city relives the millenary history of the Serenissima Republic and its relationship with the sea. This year the anniversary will fall within the days dedicated to the event of the Venice Boat Show, which will take place right in the heart of the Arsenale from tomorrow to 5 June, where the Bucintoro was built, the doge’s boat used for the most important celebrations of the Serenissima.
It will be the city of Odessa, at the behest of the Mayor Luigi Brugnaro, to receive the doge’s ring of the Adriatic, which will be gemmed by the Venetian capital city to which it was given in custody in the last edition of 2021 for the celebrations of Venice 1600. A twinning with the Ukrainian city wanted to defend peace and freedom and enhance the common traits of each other’s stories and the link with the sea.
Odessa will be represented by the mayor of the city Gennady Trukhanov, in video link, and by the Ukrainian ambassador to Italy Yaroslav Mclnyk. At 9.30 the twinning ceremony is scheduled with the exchange of the ring at the Royal Gardens and at 10 the departure of the water procession, as always following the “Serenissima” which takes the place of the Bucintoro, led by the Managing Director for the Protection of Traditions Giovanni Just that it will take place at the time, where in addition to the 18 rowers of the crew, this year of the rowing of Portosecco, the military and religious civil authorities will rise.
At 10.30 am, the mayor of Venice Luigi Brugnaro, the Patriarch Francesco Moraglia and the Admiral Andrea Romani will renew the rite of the wedding of the sea with the throwing of a laurel wreath for all the Fallen of the sea and the doge’s ring by of the Mayor. Afterwards, at 11.15, mass will be celebrated by the patriarch of Venice Francesco Moraglia in the church of San Nicolò on the Lido of Venice. (HANDLE).
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