The winners of “The best costume contest” 2016

Sunday 7 February

This afternoon the jury,  composed by MAURICE AGOSTI (chairman), FRANCESCO BRIGGI, costume designer, Atelier Pietro Longhi, Venice, FRANCO CECAMORE, Society Arte dei Mascareri, CHIARA KLINGER, Rubelli, ALESSIO ALDINI, fashion coiffeur, have admitted to the final 13 masks which paraded for the audience of Saint Mark’s square, rushed numerous despite the rain.

The winners of the contest The best Mask 2016 are:

The most pertinent to the theme of Carnival 2016: “I CARRETTI SICILIANI” from Ragusa (Salvatori Occhipinti and Gugliemo Miceli)

The Best mask of Carnival 2016: “I BAGNANTI DI SENIGALLIA” (Anna and Lorenzo Marconi + 2 extra) from Senigallia

The winners are awarded with an invitation to the King’s banquet, gala dinner at the Arsenale, with entertainment and dj-set.

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