Best Mask Contest is a mask competition held every year during the Carnival of Venice. In 2019, the competition will take place between February 24 and March 2, with the final on Sunday, March 3, when the winners will be announced.
Starting with 24th of February, the competitors parade on stage will be held twice a day in St. Mark’s Square. The participants will challenge each other by masks and costumes, wigs, feathers and caps.
On March 3, the final of the contest will be held in the same place, when a jury composed by experts will proclaim the 2 winners of the two categories – Best Masked Costume and Best Masked Costume according to the theme of the 2019 Carnival edition. On the final selection, will appear all the participants that have won the previous parades.
On Monday, March 4, there will be two parades dedicated to kids.
The participation is free and, if you want to compete in the Best Mask Contest, you will have to fill out the form that will be available starting with December 2018 on the official website of the Carnival.