01/06/2012 03:47 pm ET

Befane Regatta On The Grand Canal (PHOTOS)

On the Grand Canal in Venice, men dressed as old witches, 'befane' in Italian, race towards the Rialto Bridge, standing up as they row Venetian style. This event takes place every year in January in celebration of Epiphany.

Befana Regatta On The Grand Canal

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