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Genga Living Nativity

On December 26 and 29, 2019, the largest living nativity scene in the world.

Genga Living Nativity
26 Dec 2019 - 29 Dec 2019 Marche -Genga (AN)  Children | Christmas | Folklore | Historical reenactments | Religion

Genga Living Nativity takes place twice a year, on December 26, 2019, (St. Stephen’s Day/Boxing Day) and Sunday, December 29, 2020, from 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

The association “Amici del Presepe” creates the living nativity in an impressive 30,000-square-meter area in the Frasassi Gorge since 1981. This means that Genga’s is the largest living nativity in the world: about 300 performers re-enact the nativity scene and local traditions every year.

Along the path that leads to the Cave, visitors can meet shepherds, fishermen, peasants and, in Frasassi Sanctuary, local craftsmen: carpenters, blacksmiths, bakers, cobblers, sculptors, potters, embroiderers and tailors. All of them working with their old professional tools.

In over 30 years, Genga Living Nativity has been visited by 380,000 people.
All proceeds go to charity.

(photos: event’s official website)

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