Origini del presepe (the origins of crib) in many centres...
<div>Origini del presepe</div><div> (the origins of crib)</div><div><br></div><div>in many centres of Sicily, it is typical to create the crib.</div><div>the main features is the hut where is: Virgin Mary, Joseph and Jesus.</div><div>Under this hut, is made of cork and cardboard, mountains rise and houses of the villages.</div><div>In 16th century cribes were built in churches.</div><div>Today the tradition of crib is very strong in Sicily.</div><div>Usually it is realized on 8th December, for the Immaculate</div>
<div>the characters of Holy Family are the main elements of all cribes: it is composed Vergin Mary, Joseph, Jesus and two animals wich take care of the baby, they are a cow and a donkey.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div> www.thinglink.com TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
<div>there are also the angels that inform Jesus' birth,</div><div>the most important angel was Gabriele.</div><div><br></div> www.thinglink.com TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
<div>in the crib there are also the Three Wise Men, led by comet. they take some presents for Jesus’ birth</div><div><br></div> www.thinglink.com TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
<div>usually in villages there are shepherds that are lowest social class </div><div><br></div> www.thinglink.com TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
<div>PRESEPE VIVENTE DI GANGI.</div><div> ( living Nativity scene of Gangi)</div><div><br></div><div>Christmas at Gangi is full of art, story and traditions. It is a program of events in the streets of village with musical and Christmas' market.</div><div>On 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th December there is the living Nativity scene called "from Nazareth to Betlemme".</div><div>The representation takes place between old houses in the backstreets of the village.</div> www.thinglink.com TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink

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