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Christmas traditions in Puglia: the living nativity scene

by Vincent on 30 November 2013

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The living nativity scene is a Christian tradition that encloses a theatrical representation in a religious atmosphere. The actors want to represent Jesus birth in a scenic design.
The first living nativity scene was made by Saint Francis of Assisi, in 1223.

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Celebrations in Puglia: folklore and tradition

by Vincent on 14 November 2013

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A long calendar of events recalling the historic memory compose the set of celebrations in Puglia that characterize the mediterranean taste for the spectacular and mystic.

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