Started at the Carnival in Venice, Italy
Zakir Hossain Sumon, Bureau Chief Europe:
Every year in Venice, Italy, Carnival has started like this.
The carnival was inaugurated on Saturday night by fireworks and a funeral procession at the river Gulia on the Gulia Bridge in Pune, Venice. Thousands of visitors and tourists from different cities and towns of Italy participated in the carnival wearing mascaras and masks in various colors.