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Carnival keeps Venice's economy afloat

Carnival brings millions into city's coffers as Italy struggles with austerity measures.

Last updated: 02 Mar 2014 19:56
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Every year thousands of people travel to Italy for the renowned Venice Carnival.

It started as a street party for the lower classes but it is now keeping the local economy afloat.

Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Venice.

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