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Nativity scenes

Nativity scenes in churches and public places. Live and open-work nativity scenes. In Reggio Emilia and province.

November 24, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Timetable

Reggio Emilia

Nativity scenes of the Saints and the Sanctuaries
Contemporaneity of Christ and people unity
Baptistery - piazza Prampolini
November 24, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 9.00 a.m - 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 - 7.00 p.m.; closed Monday.
Info: Diocese of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla phone 0039 0522 1757930.

Nativity scenes
Via San Rocco, 8 (beside ex Cinema Ambra)
November 24, 2019 - January 6, 2020
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 nativity scene
Ghiara Church - corso Garibaldi, 44
December 24, 2019 (Christmas Night at midnight) - January 31, 2020
Opening hours: 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 and 4.30 - 7.30 p.m. (except during Masses).
Info: Basilica della Ghiara phone 0039 0522 439707.

 

Province

Gattatico - locality Taneto
Artistic nativity scene
Moving scene.
Presbytery of the Parish church - via M. Tonelli, 18
December 8, 2019 - January 6, 2020
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 1-6: 9.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Info: Alfredo Alfieri phone 0039 347 3012760.

Gattatico - locality Olmo
Artistic nativity scene
Moving scene.
Presbytery of San Vitale Church - via Isonzo, 17
December 8, 2019 - January 6, 2020
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 1-6: 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Info: Alfredo Alfieri phone 0039 347 3012760.

Brescello - locality Lentigione
Artistic nativity scene
70 square-metre main nativity scene. Representations of the life of Jesus.
In the old municipal stable - via Imperiale
December 8, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Opening hours: December 8, 15, 22: 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 12: 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.; other opening hours: for groups or schools only and upon reservation.
Info: Paolo Sanfelici phone 0039 340 9061213; 0039 0522 680138.

Castellarano
NotJustNativityScenes

Artisan nativity scenes and Christmas items.
Rocchetta - via Fuori Ponte, 1
December 15, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Opening hours: Saturday-Sunday 2.30 - 6.00 p.m.; December 15: 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 10.30 a.m.

Montecchio Emilia - locality Villa Aiola
Walking around the nativity scenes
December 24, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Opening hours: Sunday and holidays 3.00 - 6.30 p.m. in the XVIII-century dairy and "La Barchessa" Museum.
December 29: Walk of the shepherds; walk with lanterns around the Nativity scenes and characters dressed in costume, arrival at "La Barchessa" Ethnographic Museum, via Copellini 13; meeting at 5.00 p.m. in front of San Giuseppe parish church, via Montegrappa 23; 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 nativity scene
Over 5,000 square-metre open-work nativity scene with full-size characters.
Province road Correggio-Rio Saliceto
Miniature nativity scenes by local artists
San Lodovico Church - via San Lodovico, 89
December 8, 2019 - January 7, 2020
Opening hours: every day 24 hours a day.
Info: Associazione Circolo Anspi "Amici per San Lodovico" phone 0039 0522 649288.

San Martino in Rio
Nativity scenes
Display of over 120 nativity scenes.
Estense Fortress - corso Umberto I, 22
December 7, 2019 - January 12, 2020
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 636719.

Quattro Castella - locality Salvarano
Tour of nativity scenes
Artistic-religious tour with display of nativity scenes from all over Italy.
December 14, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Nativity scenes
San Michele Archangel Sanctuary
December 14-23, 2019 and January 7-12, 2020
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 nativity scene
"Santa Maria Madre della Chiesa" Church - via Nazario Sauro, 4
Open-work nativity scenes
In the town centre and in the shops.
Exhibition of the works of the painting competition "San Michele Archangel Sanctuary" made by the children from 2009 to 2019
Info: Daniele Caselli phone 0039 349 2184771; Ermes Azzimondi phone 0039 338 9543116.

Albinea - locality Botteghe
The hill's nativity scene

Nativity scene set in a reconstruction of Borzano Castle, work made by Gabriele Spaggiari.
Maria and San Prospero Nativity Church
December 21, 2019 - January 27, 2020
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.

 

Ligonchio - locality Cinquecerri
Christmas in the Village

Nativity scenes in the streets of the village.
December 7, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Info: phone 0039 328 1003455; Municipality phone 0039 0522 891981.

Viano
Nativity scenes

Ex Scuola Materna, via Chiesa
December 15, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Opening hours: Sunday and holidays 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 2.30 - 5.00 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522 988321.

Villa Minozzo - locality Gazzano
Nativity scene by Antonio Pigozzi

Parish Church - via della Canalina
December 22, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Opening hours: every day 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.
Info: Antonio Pigozzi phone 0039 338 3459222.

Carpineti - locality Marola
Six nativity scenes for Marola Christmas
December 8, 2019 - January 10, 2020
Info: Pro Marola phone 0039 0522 813253, info@marola.it, www.marola.it.

Casina - locality Bergogno
Nativity scenes in the village
December 15, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Opening hours: Sunday and holidays from 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Info: Bergogno medievale phone 0039 335 5387383; 0039 335 5782067; 0039 0522 200000.

Canossa - locality Cerezzola
Cerezzola nativity scene
Full-size open-work nativity scene.
In the medieval village
December 15, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Info: Associazione "Amici di Cerezzola" phone 0039 333 8983730.
Inauguration: December 15 at 2.30 p.m.

Toano - locality Corneto
Nativity scenes under the bell tower
Centro Studi “I Ceccati”, via Corneto 2
Artistic nativity scenes, made by several masters.
December 22, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Opening hours December 22 - January 6: holidays 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.00 - 6.00 p.m.; weekdays upon reservation. January 7-26: upon reservation.
Info: Giovanna Lombardi phone 0039 328 8875806, Giuseppe Lombardi phone 0039 339 4153338; Corrado Ibatici phone 0039 339 5449743; Ottavio Bianchi phone 0039 334 7039710.
Inauguration: December 22 at 10.00 a.m.

Castelnovo ne' Monti - locality Felina, village Corte della Magonfia
Big nativity scene
December 8, 2019 - January 31, 2020
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522 610111.

 

Live cribs

Reggio Emilia
December 21, 2019
"Play yourself with us. Generations new protagonists in the world"
Parade representation from the church square of San Prospero Basilica, piazza San Prospero, to the church square of the Cathedral, piazza Prampolini (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.

Reggiolo
December 15, 2019
Piazza Martiri and via Veneto
3.30 p.m.
Info: Municipalty phone 0039 0522 213713.

Novellara - locality San Giovanni della Fossa
January 5, 2020
In the town centre
5.30 p.m.
Info: Municipalty phone 0039 0522 655459.

 

Castelnovo ne' Monti - locality Gombio
December 22, 2019
In the old church
6.00 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522 610111.

Castelnovo ne’ Monti - Campolungo
Presepe vivente
Martedì 24 dicembre ore 22.00 partenza da Chiesa di Campolungo
www.comune.castelnovo-nemonti.re.it

Castelnovo ne’ Monti - locality Campolungo
December 24, 2019
Start from the parish Church, via Chiesa Vecchia 22, at 10.00 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522 610111.

Castelnovo ne’ Monti - locality Costa de' Grassi
December 28, 2019
In the village
8.30 p.m.
Info: Municipality phone 0039 0522 610111.

Carpineti - locality Bebbio
December 25-27, 2019
VII edition of the Representation of the Holy Christmas
Live nativity scene with 150 extras: it will be possible to admire the scenes from the Annunciation and the Nativity, as well as the artisan small shops. Participation of the animals: horses, donkeys and hens, camels, llamas and peacocks.
8.00 p.m.
Entrance with fee.
Info: Associazione Amici del presepe vivente di Bebbio www.presepevivente.org; presepebebbio@gmail.com.

Contacts

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

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