X EDITION OF NATIVITY SCENE PERFORMANCE IN SASSI OF MATERA

SASSI RETURNS TO BE THE NATURAL BACKDROP OF CHRIST’S BIRTH

With great excitement The Theatrical Sacred Representation of Nativity Scene comes back in six different representations: Annuncition, Visitation, Market, Synedrion, the Court of Herod and Nativity.

During the years the Nativity scene Performance in Sassi has become the flagship of Christmas time in Matera, attracting thousands of visitors coming from every part of Italy.

The X edition of 2019, with the theme “Everything in that moment”, will be set up in a guided tour that will take place from the old town to sasso Barisano. There will also be actors who will play out different scenes of the Jewish every day life of two thousands years ago.

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The scheduled dates are the following:

• Saturday 7, Sunday 8 December 2019
• Saturday 14, Sunday 15 December 2019
• Saturday 21, Sunday 22 December 2019

• Friday 27, Saturday 28, Sunday 29 December 2019

The access to the itinerary, with a duration of 90 minutes, is scheduled in time slots reserved to two types of visitors: individuals and groups

This year, inside the Third Edition of the Nativity Scene National Exhibition there will be Jesolo Sand Nativity, inside the exhibition area of ex Ospedale San Rocco, in the old town. A poor material like sand, combined with water, becomes craft thanks to the work of expert hands. The Nativity tale takes shape by working the original sand of Italian Dolomites in a unique event.

The exhibition will last one month, from December 7 to January 6 2020. It will be closed on December 25 2019 and January 1 2020.

Opening times are 10:00-21:00. On Dicember 24 2019 and Dicember 31 2019 closing time will be moved up to 13:00.

Visits of Nativity Scene will be allowed only during the indicated hours. For the event different packages are offered:

• Nativity scene Performance + Nativity exhibition – € 13,00;
• Nativity sceen performance – € 10,00;
• Nativity Exhibition – € 5,00.

The entrance is free for children up to 10

What are you waiting for? Come to enjoy the charm of Christmas in Matera!