Grit and Grazia: A Story of Venice, Voga, and a Few Unwavering Women

A documentary project of Living Venice e VIVA

Vogo e ti Difendo: Saturday, April 25

Vogo e Ti Difendo (I Row to Defend You; By Rowing, I Defend You) is an annual event established by the Coordinamento Associazione Remiere. This Saturday morning, Aprile 25th, hundreds of local vogatori (men, women, Venetian, Italian, French, Australian, British, Russian, American…and more) will amass in the bacino di San Marco to row around the […]

Backstage at the Storica

It was a glorious day and the intemperate weather, which was forecast and threatened us seriously in late afternoon, just couldn’t bring itself to rain on this historic parade.

A casa, all’Arsenale

The female crew of the Serenissima was transported by the Comune out to Burano today, where they toasted Agostino Amadi for his brilliant restoration of the 50-year-old craft. They then headed back to Venezia where they, along with President Giovanni Giusto and other members of the Coordinamento Associazione Remiere, presented the pristine craft to Mayor […]

Bringing the Serenissima home

This Saturday afternoon, the 50-year-old Serenissima will be transferred from Burano back to its home in the Arsenale, just in time to perform its lead role in Sunday’s Regata Storica. In fact, a crew of 18 women will propel the craft for the first time in the festival’s history. The amazing, expert, one-week restoration carried […]


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