Upon entering the hotel's doors, guests will find themselves immersed in exotic locations, from ancient Alexandria in Egypt to China and Medieval Europe, from Athens to the next Islamic world, Delhi and the Venice of 1500.
Guests will be asked to wear costumes, masks, and disguises, attending as magicians, scientists, suns or moons, heads of dragons, crows, a swan or the Golden Phoenix.
Costumes are available for rent by one of the most famous Venetian ateliers: Atelier Sautter, who, just for this occasion, will have an exclusive pop-up boutique at the BAUERs Hotel for guests to easily rent their perfect costume for the evening.
To experience the Carnival like a true Venetian, each guest is also invited to take part in a mask-making workshop hosted by Ca’Macana, one of the oldest and famous studios in Venice. These workshops allow participants to create and decorate his or her own papier-mâché mask, by utilizing techniques that have been taught for more than 800 years. One may select to decorate from over 45 different models of papier-mâché masks, and are available for both children and adults. Mask options will include traditional Venetian, theatrical, fantasy, Venice Carnival, for children and parties, as well as used for decorative purposes.
When: Saturday, February 6, 8:30pm
Where: The Bauer Hotel, San Marco 1459
Cost for the event: 300 Euro for the Alchemy Evening
Visit website: http://www.ilpalazzovenezia.com/