Who's Behind the Mask?

Article by: Laura Mason|@masonlazarus

Mon February 17, 2014 | 00:00 AM

During the weeks leading up to Lent, Venice shrouds itself in mystery and romance in the form of Carnevale di Venezia . Masked and elaborately costumed socialites roam St. Mark's Square, transforming the touristed landmark into a world of 18th century opulence. This video from Yalin Solmaz beautifully captures the pomp and circumstance of this intriguing event, currently in full swing.