Once a year, in February, Venice becomes immersed in a truly fantastic atmosphere. Thousands of tourists join locals in celebrating one of the oldest Italian festivals — the famous Carnival (Carnevale di Venezia). This annual event is known for its surreal, fairytale atmosphere, signature white masks and — of course — fabulous costumes.
Today, we at Bright Side have prepared for you a selection of the most impressive photos of the Venice Carnival. When we look at them, we can’t help but wonder: how on earth do people create such beauty?