A rich and diverse Xth edition of “Spoleto, a City in a Crib” will start on 8 December, organised by the “A. Busetti” Spoleto Proloco and will go on until 14 January, 2020.
The Cathedral Musical Chapel conducted by Maestro Francesco Corrias will open the event on 8 December at 16.00 at the former Church of San Simone, the exhibiting spaces of the many participating cribs.
Students at the Istituto Istruzione Superiore “Sansi Leonardi Volta” will create a huge, three-dimension crib inspired by Filippo Lippi’s Nativity scene at the Cathedral, continuing the work on statues that had already been created for the past editions and creating new features in the compositionin the apse of San Simone in piazza Campello.
Visits are open every day from 11.00 to 13.00 and from 15.00 to 19.00.
The Hospital San Matteo degli Infermi also will host a crib that will be visitable at the hospital’s Pedriatics Unit, created by Rosanna Mele and Fabiola Bocchini.
Among the many events organised there is a poetry reading by Sandro Costanzi and the association “Fare Cultura” titled “Benedetta TU fra le Donne” Saturday 14 December at 17.00 at the Ristorante Canasta in Piazza della Libertà.
On 18 December at 17.00, the children of the Scuola Primaria Francesco Toscano will sing at the Church of San Simone in Piazza Campello, a collective concert that will feature 500, both adults and children
Sunday 29 December at 16.00 there will be the Great Christmas Tombola in the spaces of the Centro Anziani di San Carlo.
Families are all encouraged to share their cribs in the frame of the “PRESEPE IN FAMIGLIA” contest, that will award the best crib done at home.
OPENING 8 December at 16.00 Ex Chiesa di San Simone (Piazza Campello)
featuring the choir LA CAPPELLA MUSICALE DEL DUOMO DI SPOLETO
conducted by Maestro Francesco Corrias
EX CHURCH OF SAN SIMONE
Exhibition opening times: 11.00/13.00 – 15.00/19.00
– “LA NATIVITA’” IL PRESEPE A REGOLA D’ARTE – I.I.S. “Sansi – Leonardi- Volta”
– 9^ CONTEST OF CRIB ART “YOUTH CREATIVITY IN THE SCHOOL”
– CRIBS BY SPOLETAN ARTISTS
– MINIATURE CRIBS Private collection
UN PRESEPE A REGOLA D’ARTE
The collaboration between the Proloco di Spoleto “A. Busetti ”and the students of the “Sansi Leonardi Volta” Higher Education Institute continues with the creation of a large three-dimensional nativity scene inspired by the Nativity frescoed by Filippo Lippi in the Cathedral of Spoleto. The students of the Liceo Artistico, scenography section, have in fact worked on the continuation of the project with the construction of new elements of the composition and with a first pictorial intervention on the statues already realized for the previous edition. The crib will be exhibited, from 8 December 2019 to 14 January 2020, in the apse of the former church of San Simone in Piazza Campello.
OSPEDALE SAN MATTEO DEGLI INFERMI DI SPOLETO
-Crib by Rosanna Mele and Fabiola Bocchini
RISTORANTE CANASTA – Piazza della Libertà – Saturday 14 December 2019 at 17.00
-Reading of poems “Benedetta TU fra le donne”
Curator Sandro Costanzi
in collaboration with Associazione Culturale “Fare Cultura”
EX CHURCH OF SAN SIMONE – Wednesday 18 December 2019 at 17.30
“Christmas Choir – The Sky Is For All” Scuola Primaria Francesco Toscano
Salone del centro anziani di San Carlo – Sunday 29 December 2019 at 16.00
GREAT CHRISTMAS TOMBOLA
Contest “FAMILY CRIB” 9th edition
Interested families will be able to register until 20 Dicembre, filling out the form available at the Spoleto Proloco.
PALAZZO MAURI Saturday 18 January 2020 at 10.00
All exhibitions are free
INFO: Associazione Pro Loco di Spoleto “A. Busetti” Via Minervio, 2 Spoleto
(PG)Tel. 0743/46484 – Mob. 331/8855493