Cribs

Cribs in churches and public places. Live and open-work cribs. In Reggio Emilia and province.

December 8, 2017 - February 4, 2018

Timetable

Reggio Emilia

Baby Jesus' Joy
The Syrian cribs of Maalula, Damascus, Aleppo. The cribs of Bethlehem and Jerusalem
Baptistry - piazza Prampolini
November 24, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Opening hours: every day 9.00 a.m - 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 - 7.00 p.m.
Info: Diocese of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla phone 0039 0522 1757930

Cribs
Piazza Prampolini, 1/f
December 8, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Opening days: every day 10.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 4.00 - 7.00 p.m.
Info: Grade Onlus Foundation phone 0039 0522 296888; William (reservation of group tours) phone 0039 335 437256.

Ghiara Crib
Basilica della Ghiara - corso Garibaldi, 44
December 24, 2018 (Christmas Night at midnight) - January 31, 2019
Opening hours: 9.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 4.30 - 7.30 p.m. (except during Masses).
Info: Basilica della Ghiara phone 0039 0522 439707

 

Province

Gattatico - locality Taneto
Artistic crib
Moving scene.
Presbytery of the Parish church - via M. Tonelli, 18
December 8, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 2.00 - 6.30 p.m.; December 24: 9.00 a.m. - 00.30 a.m.; Sunday, December 25-26, January 1: 9.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Info: Alfredo Alfieri phone 0039 347 3012760

Gattatico - locality Olmo
Artistic crib
Moving scene.
Presbytery of San Vitale Church - via Isonzo, 17
December 8, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 3.00 - 6.00 p.m.; December 24: 10.00 a.m. - 00.30 a.m.; Sunday, December 25-26, January 1: 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Info: Alfredo Alfieri phone 0039 347 3012760

Castellarano
NotJustCribs
Artisan cribs and Christmas items.
Rocchetta - via Fuori Ponte, 1
December 15, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Opening hours: Saturday-Sunday 2.30 - 6.00 p.m.; December 16: 10.00 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.; other opening hours: for groups or schools only and upon reservation.
Info: Giovanna Fontana phone 0039 339 4159221
Inauguration: December 15 at 7.00 p.m.

Reggiolo
XXXIV Crib exhibition
Lourdes Holy Virgin Church - via Matteotti 94; in the shops of the town centre.
December 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Opening hours: working days 3.00 - 7.00 p.m.; holidays 9.00 a.m.- 12.00 and 3.00 - 7.00 p.m.
Inauguration: December 16 at 5.30 p.m.
Prizegiving: January 6 at 6.00 p.m. in Lourdes Holy Virgin Church.

Montecchio Emilia - locality Villa Aiola
Walking around the cribs
December 24, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Opening hours: Sunday and holidays 3.00 - 6.30 p.m. in the XVIII-century dairy and "La Barchessa" museum.
December 30: Shepherds' walk; tour with lanterns among characters dressed in costume around the cribs, arrival at "La Barchessa" ethnographic museum; meeting at 5.00 p.m. in front of the parish church; in case of rain, meeting at "La Barchessa" ethnographic museum.
Info: "La Barchessa" cultural association phone 0039 377 1483058 (Lorenzo)

Rio Saliceto - locality San Lodovico
San Lodovico Crib
Over 5,000 square-metre open-work crib with full-size characters.
Province road Correggio-Rio Saliceto
Miniature cribs by local artists.
San Lodovico Church - via San Lodovico, 89
December 8, 2018 - January 7, 2019
Opening hours: every day 24 hours a day.
Info: Associazione Circolo Anspi "Amici per San Lodovico" phone 0039 0522 649288

Castelnovo di Sotto
Crib exhibition
Artistic cribs and nativity scenes.
Madonna della Misericordia Church - piazza Prampolini
December 15, 2018 - January 7, 2019
Opening hours: Monday 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 3.30 - 6.30 p.m.; December 24-26: 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.; December 31 and January 1: 3.30 - 6.30 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522 485711

Brescello - locality Lentigione
Artistic crib
70 square-metre main crib. Representations of the life of Jesus.
In the old municipal stable - via Imperiale
December 8, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Opening hours: December 8-9, 16, 23: 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.; December 24 (Christmas Night) 11.00 p.m. - 0.30 a.m.; December 25: 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 and 3.30 - 7.00 p.m.; December 26 - January 6: 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.; January 13: 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.
Other opening hours: for groups and upon reservation only.
Info: Paolo Sanfelici phone 0039 340 9061213; 0039 0522 680138.

San Martino in Rio
Cribs
Display of over 120 cribs.
Estense Fortress - corso Umberto I, 22
December 15, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Opening hours: Saturday-Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.00 - 6.30 p.m.; December 24, 26, 31, January 6: 10.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.00 - 6.30 p.m.; December 25, January 1: 3.00 - 6.30 p.m.; other opening hours for schools or groups upon reservation.
Info: Municipality phone 0039.0522 636709; 0039.334 6347533 (Monday-Saturday 8.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.)

Quattro Castella - locality Salvarano
Tour of cribs
Artistic-religious tour with display of cribs from all over Italy.
December 15, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Cribs
San Michele Archangel Sanctuary
December 15-23, 2018 and January 7-13, 2019
Opening hours: Saturday, days before holidays and Sunday 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.; December 24 - January 6: every day 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.
Luminous crib
"Santa Maria Madre della Chiesa" Church - via Nazario Sauro, 4
Open-work crib
Piazza delle Rose
Cribs
In the town centre and in the shops.
Personal exhibition by the wood carver Livio Panciroli

Albinea - locality Botteghe
The hill's crib
Nativity scene set in a reconstruction of Borzano Castle, work made by Gabriele Spaggiari.
Maria and San Prospero Nativity Church
December 20, 2018 - January 27, 2019
Opening hours: days before holidays 2.00 - 6.00 p.m.; holidays 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 and 2.00 - 6.00 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522 590262
Inauguration: December 20 at 8.45 p.m. with concert.

Canossa - locality Ciano d'Enza
"Ciano d’Enza Crib Tour”
Free tours of the cribs in the streets, courtyards and shops.
December 8, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Villa Minozzo - locality Gazzano
Permanent exhibition of the Cribs by Antonio Pigozzi
Premises beside San Marco Church
Decvember 23, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Opening hours: every day 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.

Castelnovo né Monti - locality Campolungo
Tradition Crib
Parish Church - via Chiesa Vecchia, 22
December 24, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Opening hours; Saturday 2.30 - 4.30 p.m.; Sunday during Masses.
Info: Municipality phone 0522 610111

Casina - locality Bergogno
Cribs in the village
December 16, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Opening hours: Sunday and holidays from 2.00 p.m.
Info: Bergogno medievale phone 0039 335 5387383; 0039 335 5782067; 0039 0522 200000

Toano - locality Corneto
Cribs under the bell tower
Cribs by Antonio Pigozzi, Clodomiro Borgonovi, Friends of Lentigione Association, Pierluigi Melegari, Eugenio Morini, Tiziana Cantarelli, Daniele Caselli, Aldo Giansoldati, Fausto Negrini, Decio Casini, Corneto Crib Group and works by some Primary Schools of the Municipality of Toano.
Centro Studi "I Ceccati" - via Corneto, 2
December 23, 2018 - January 27, 2019
Opening hours: December 23-January 6: working days upon reservation; holidays 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.00 - 6.00 p.m.; January 7-27: opening upon reservation (Giovanna Lombardi phone 0039 328 8875806, Giuseppe Lombardi phone 0039 339 4153338, Corrado Ibatici phone 0039 339 5449743, Ottavio Bianchi phone 0039 334 7039710, Maria Lombardi phone 0039 338 1539625).

 

Live cribs

Reggiolo
December 16, 2018
Piazza Martiri
4.00 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039.0522.213713

Castelnovo né Monti - locality Gombio
December 22, 2018
Old Church
8.30 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522 610111

Carpineti
December 22-23, 2018
Nativity
Villa Gramoli Court - largo C. Battisti, 3-4
December 22, 2018 from 7.00 to 10.00 p.m.
December 23, 2018 from 5.00 to 8.00 p.m.
Entrance: Euros 5.00 (for people over 12).
Info: Gruppo Storico Il Melograno phone 0039.339.2313875; 0039.333.2319133; Municipality phone 0039.0522.615010.

Reggio Emilia
December 23, 2018
"Under the same sky. Let's dare solidarity through the borders"
Parade representation from the church square of San Prospero Basilica, piazza San Prospero, to the church square of the Cathedral (in case of bad weather, the event will take place in the Cathedral).
4.00 p.m.
Info: AVSI (Association of Volunteers for International Service) phone 0039.339.4306219; 0039.380.1831792

Busana - locality Marmoreto
December 23, 2018
8.30 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522.891191; Circolo La Scuola di Marmoreto phone 0039 335 5241290; 0039 0522 890655

Toano - località Massa
December 24, 2018
San Michele Archangel Parish Church
10.00 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522 805110

Canossa - locality Trinità
December 26, 2018
Live crib
Tour with lanterns to admire the nativity scenes in the houses' courtyards. Start from the Oratory at 5.30 p.m and finish in Pietro and Paolo Church in the locality Monchio delle Olle. Parade of the live crib - 7.00 p.m.; Desperanto Due in concert - 9.00 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039.0522.248411; 0039.380.5223665; 0039.333.6170487; Association “Corale SS. Pietro e Paolo” e-mail coralepietroepaolo@gmail.com

Rubiera
January 6, 2019
Travelling live crib
In the town centre. Route: SS Annunziata Church, Palazzo Sacrati arcade, piazza Garibaldi, via Emilia Est arcades, Municipal Library arcades, Parish Church.
In the afternoon
Info: Municipality phone 0522.622246-622212

Cavriago
January 6, 2019
Live crib
Extras and fireworks show.
In front of San Nicolò Church - via Cavour 18
5.15 p.m.
Info: San Nicolò Parish phone 0039.0522.575163; Municipality phone 0039.0522.373474

Contacts

Association of the Friends of the Crib of the Province of Reggio Emilia

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