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Mechanized Franciscan Nativity Scene

Mechanized statues to reenact customs and traditions of the past

Mechanized Franciscan Nativity
25 Dec 2016 - 08 Jan 2017 Marche -Colmurano  Children | Christmas | Folklore | Religion

Since many years, a reenactment of Jesus’ birth is hosted in the parish theater of Colmurano, a small village near Macerata, in Fiastra Valley.
The Mechanized Franciscan Nativity Scene is open from December 25th 2016 to January 8th 2017.
The nativity scene features mechanized statues reenacting the actions of everyday life, the old professions and ancient traditions.
The setting also includes mountains, a castle, a beautiful landscape and many other details.
Looking through some openings, it is also possible to see inside the buildings.
The lights mimic the alternation of night and day and atmospheric phenomenon.

Opening hours:
– holidays: 10 AM – 12.30 PM / 3 PM – 7.30 PM
– holiday eves: 3 PM – 7.30 PM
– weekdays: only for groups upon reservation

 

Go to the website Mechanized Franciscan Nativity Scene