Religious celebrations

Living and artistic cribs in the Amerino territory

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Amelia, Guardea, Montecastrilli, Penna in Teverina, Lugnano in Teverina
01 December 2017-07 January 2018 
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Piazza Augusto Vera - 05022 Amelia
Permanent artistic crib 
: open all year from 10 am to 12 pm and from 4 to 6.30 pm 
Where: Amelia, Cathedral 
Interesting reproduction of the Palestine atmospheres of the period. 
Variations in light allow to shift from dawn to full daylight and from sunrise to late night. 
Permanent artistic crib 
: open all year from 9 am to 7 pm
Where: Monastery of S.S. Annunziata, District of Montenero (Amelia)
The Crib consists of suggestive scenes and dioramas inspired by the nativity. 
In the adjoining room several dioramas enable to depict the life of Jesus, from the Annunciation until his deposition in the Holy Sepulchre. 
Within the Convent it’s also possible to visit the planetarium and below its large dome you can admire the celestial sky with the most famous constellations of the Boreal and Austral hemispheres. 
A CRIB along the way
: District of Fornole (Amelia)
Setting up of outdoor cribs along the streets of the village. 
Cribs along the streets
: Guardea
Several artistic cribs will be set up along the streets of the historical centre, in the gardens and in the most suggestive corners of the town. 
Permanent artistic crib 
: open all year from 8.30 am to 1 pm and from 2.30 to 10 pm
Where: Penna in Teverina, Piazza S. Valentino
The light effects, the movements of the several small figurines, the effect of the fog coming from the river, the suggestive atmosphere given by the background music, make it a very significant artwork. 
Monumental artistic crib and miniature exhibition of Cribs
: from 17th December to 6th January
Where: Montecastrilli
It covers a total surface area of more than 30 square metres within an old facility of the main town’s historical centre. The prestigious 50 cm high statues have been made in the 1950s by one of the most famous artisan factories of the Vatican. 
Artistic crib 
: from December to 6th January
Where: historical village of Casteltodino, Montecastrilli
Artistic crib with hand-painted Deruta statues that are about 50 cm high. 
Living nativity crib 
: on 24/12 from 10 pm to 12 am and on 26/12 from 5.30 to 7.30 pm
Where: Lugnano in Teverina
It’s one of the most remarkable events thanks to the suggestive and accurate representation of Jesus’ birth as well as of scenes of life of the time in the fascinating backdrop of the village. 
The event includes a tasting itinerary of local typical products that can be made thanks to the Roman soldiers that make a currency exchange at the entrance of the crib. 

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