The Artistic   Nativity Crib  of Salice Salentino - Italy

  The Holy Father John-Paul II  

WELCOME

Large success of critic and of public, with a lot of the visitors the last editions.     Unanimous the critic to define the   Artistic Nativity Crib   sole in its type:  among  the most attractive of Italy .

In the magical atmosphere of the ancient one Palestine of the times of Jesus, all around, in about 130 square meters of exhibition, revive the characters in their environments strictly made of the so-called "ENVIRONMENTAL PAPIER-MACHE'" them, equipped of many details that leave the astonished visitor and visibly moved.    Even the local paper mache figurines are of exquisite beauty , the so called Sacred Art paper mache .

There it is a little one of everything: from the Caves to the Sources, from the Hills to the Landscapes you ascend of the old one Bethlehem, performed with large mastery in foam expanded; from the Palestinian houses, to the Synagogue, the Roman Temple and the Roman Aqueduct-Bridge, the Caravanserai, the Mill, the Palace and the Wall of Herod the Great, the Roman Forum, etc.          Finally, the beautiful scenery of the Infancy Gospel of Jesus and Calvary:

1.  The Annunciation.

2.  The Visitation of Mary to St. Elizabeth.

3.   Birth of John the Baptist.

4.  Joseph's dream: "You will call him Jesus."

5.  The Marriage of Mary and Joseph.

6.  Joseph and Mary traveling from Nazareth to Bethlehem.

7.  The Census under Caesar Augustus.

8.  Joseph and Mary looking for an inn.

9,  The Birth of Jesus.

10. The Angel Gabriel announces the birth of Jesus to the shepherd.

11. The shepherd adore the Child Jesus.

12. Circumcision of the Child Jesus.

13.  Purification of Mary .

14. The Presentation of Jesus to the Temple.

15.  The merchants of the Temple.

16. The Wise Men travel to Bethlehem.

17. The Wise Men adore the Child Jesus.

18. The escape of the Holy Family in Egypt.

19.  Herod orders the massacre of the Innocents.

20. The Holy Family at their home in Nazareth.

21. Jesus to twelve years found again between the clergymen of the Temple.

* Calvary is a sacred representation that is also part of the crib . The scenes include the Death and Resurrection of Jesus. (Scenarios under construction).

The wonderful bright system imitates the phases of the day and of the night with simultaneousness and performance.

Periods to visit the Crib.

Christmas Period.

The Artistic Crib can be visited:

All of the days from the 1st of December to the 2nd of February

16.30 20.30.

 

Ordinary Period.

In the staying period of the year, is possible to visit it on appointment

Winter Time 18.00 20.00   Summer time 19.00 21.00

 

Extraordinary Period.

  For the schools, the thick groups and the religious associations or elderly, the crib can be visited all year by appointment , daily from 09.00 to 13.00

 

Admission free.

Address

The Artistic Nativity Crib of Salice Salentino

Town - Salice Salentino, 25, Giovanni XXIII st,

Provence -  Lecce

Region - Apulia (Italy)

Phone. 0039/0832/733525

Mob. Ph. 0039/340/8207374

Email    spagnolo55@libero.it

Photo Gallery

1.  The Annunciation.

     

2.  The Visitation of Mary to St. Elizabeth.

3.   Birth of John the Baptist.

4.  Joseph's dream: "You will call him Jesus."

5.  The Marriage of Mary and Joseph.

6.  Joseph and Mary traveling from Nazareth to Bethlehem.

7.  The Census under Caesar Augustus.

8.  Joseph and Mary looking for an inn.

9,  The Birth of Jesus.

10. The Angel Gabriel announces the birth of Jesus to the shepherd.

11. The shepherd adore the Child Jesus.

12. Circumcision of the Child Jesus.

13.  Purification of Mary .

14. The Presentation of Jesus to the Temple.

15.  The merchants of the Temple.

16. The Wise Men travel to Bethlehem.

17. The Wise Men adore the Child Jesus.

18. The escape of the Holy Family in Egypt.

19.  Herod orders the massacre of the Innocents.

20. The Holy Family at their home in Nazareth.

21. Jesus to twelve years found again between the clergymen of the Temple.

 †-  CALVARY - Death of Lord Jesus.