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LA MAGIA DEL PRESEPE VIVENTE DEL BORGO DI RIVALTA

LIVE NATIVITY SCENE
Description
A twenty-year-long tradition continues with the majestic local recreation of the Nativity Scene with more than 120 characters in the Rivalta borough. On 24th December night only, from 10 pm (not in case of  bad weather, of course), the village is transformed into a living Bethlehem village, with representatives of ancient crafts. This tradition recalls Saint Francis's time when religious events were animated with scenographic moments to involve the faithful.
Thanks to the Counts Zanardi Landi, who open the park and the castle for the event, the nativity scene comes alive.
Telephone
Parrocchia di Rivalta +39.0523.978126
From
24 December 2019
To
24 December 2019
Timetable
10 pm
Rates
free entrance
Disabled access
accessible
Organization
Parrocchia di Rivalta
Program
10:20 pm: the shepherds enter the borough
10:45 pm: King Herod's followers exit the castle
11:10 pm: The Roman censor is ready to perform his duty
11:20 pm: the Three Wise Men meet the astrologist
11:30 pm: Mary, riding on the back of a donkey, and Joseph arrive in the borough
11:50 pm: all characters reach the church for the Holy Mass.
At the end, join in the procession to Baby Jesus's manger. 
Information Office
Last update
Thursday, 24 January 2019
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