The theatre and the parade of the masked floats are ready. Then live music and good tastings:
this is “the Masked Caorle,” the Carnival festival, which is organised by the voluntary organisation Bakà, and which is the first important event of 2013 in Caorle. As tradition, the festival will take place in the tensile structure in the large square of the weekly market, behind the bus station. From the 31st of January to the 14th of February, a well-stocked food-and-wine stand will wait for the visitors together with many events for grown-ups and children. The presentation of the first card collection dedicated to Caorle and realised by the Fotocineclub “El Bragosso” will open the festival at 09.00 p.m. of the 31st of January. This album is called “Caorle in figurine” and collects the photos of 12 photographers, which represent the most beautiful parts of Caorle and of the surroundings zones: the old town, the See Oasis and the Lagoon with its casoni. After this first appointment, a weekend with live music will start: on Friday evening, at 09.00 p.m. there will be the exhibition of “Nuovo Fronte del Vasco”, a cover band of the rocker of Zocca. On Saturday, the 2nd of February, “Bacco x Bacco” will be on the stage in order to propose the musical hits of Zucchero. On Sunday evening, the weekend will end with the music of Igor Amadio, but starting from 03.00 p.m. there will be animations, plays and fun with the “Carnival of Children” for every child. On Tuesday the 5th of February, the games will be the protagonists, because the boys of Bakà will organise a “game evening.” During this evening, you can have fun with the cards, the darts and many other board games. “A Badante” is the title of the comedy that “I Morbinosi” will stage during the evening of the 07th of February: only for this event, the admission will not be free. Some masks and a “Mexican party” will be the ingredients of Friday evening, on the 8th of February. For people who love the real rock, the appointment is on Saturday, the 09th of February on 09.00 p.m. with the concert of Toys, a popular cover band of the fabulous Queen. On Sunday, the 10th of February, during the afternoon the children will be another time the protagonists with the second “Carneval of Children.” In the evenings, the musical events will be guided by “Tritolo Acustico”. Every year the highlight moment of Masked Caorle will be the afternoon of Shrove Tuesday, on the 12th of February: through the streets of the city, many coloured floats will parade together with different masked groups. The Festival will end with “the Dinner of Valentine’s Day,” obviously on the evening of the 14th of February. The appendage of the Festival will take place on the 15th of February at 06.00 p.m. in the civic centre of Vescovado Square, with the draw of the lottery of Masked Caorle. The money, which will be collected during this event, will be donated to charity. After Masked Caorle, there will not be many days in order to prepare you for another important event that the city of Caorle dedicates to its entrepreneurs. That is to say, the thirteenth edition of “Fiera dell’Alto Adriatico” –“ High Adriatic Zone Fair”, the exposition which is dedicated to the equipment and the gastronomy for the hotels and the commercial businesses, and which will take place from the 17th to the 20th of February in the Palaexpomar of Caorle. With over 5000 m2 of fair, the entrepreneurs and the curious people can observe and “see for themselves” the products of over 300 prestigious companies, which take care of the supplying of furnishings, systems, services and high-quality gastronomy to the touristic operators. The Caorle and Jesolo fair (the High Adriatic Zone Fair is born from the union of two expositions which were organised in the two touristic localities) is also an occasion of comparison for people, who are interested in the knowledge of the situation of the touristic field of Veneto. During the fair, there will be conventions and summits regarding many different topics, and meetings of the different professional associations, which arrange to meet their partners in Caorle in order to define their own activity. The exhibitions of “Acrobatic pizza,” moments for “cake design” – the decoration art for cakes and desserts – and demonstrations on the preparation of the uncooked food are at disposal for the visitors. During the fair, you can also be present at the prize-givings, which are organised from many authorities: for example, the Group of the typical restoration of Caorle gives a prize to the hotel keepers, who have made a contribution to spread the typical cookery of Caorle in the best way, and the municipal administration will give the prize “Caorleturismo”. With this prize, it will give the correct recognition to an entrepreneur, who has distinguished himself in the promotion and in the development of the tourism in Caorle.