Here are some links on Christmas cribs, crèches, nativity scenes and presepi in Italy:
- History of the Crèche – by Anthony Parente – Source: Italiansrus.com – "Your guide to Italy & Italian Culture on the Web."
- Italian Christmas Cribs - Nativity Scenes and Presepi in Italy – Source: From Martha Bakerjian in the Italy Travel section of About.com
- THE ORIGIN AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CRIB SOME HISTORICAL NEWS ABOUT THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEAPOLITAN CRIB – Source: la Storia ... nella sua migliore tradizione section of Presepe Napoletano – In English, Italian
- Presepi - Italian Nativity – "Traditionally, the main focus of Christmas decorations in Italy is the presepe, Nativity scene or creche. Nearly every church will have a presepe and they are often found outdoors in a square or other public area as well. The nativity scenes are usually set up for about a month, starting around December 8, the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception." – Source: EXPERIENTIAL ITALY – "Experientialitaly Tours of Italy" – "A once-in-a-lifetime learning experience thats simply unparalleled!" – In English, French, Italian, Spanish
- Presepio napoletano – "l'arte del presepe nel mondo" – In Italian Only
- Christmas Presepi Markets in Naples – Words by Michelle Fabio, Published on the 27-11-2008 – Source: Italy Magazine – "The No. 1 Magazine for lovers of all things Italian"
- Italy’s Living Nativity Scenes – "Re-enacting the Night in Bethlehem Recalls St. Francis of Assisi" – © Barbara Rogers, Nov 14, 2007 – Source: Suite101.com – "The genuine article. Literally."
- Presepi. Hundreds of Nativity Scenes in Italy – FROM ITALY BY Maria Rita Latto (December 22, 2007) – Source: IADP – (Italian/American Digital Project) – "i-Italy"
- Presepi e Pifferai: How to Say "Christmas" in Rome – Michael Brouse, Rome – Source: In Italy Online!
- A Lovely Christmas Tradition: The Origins of the Creche – blogger: daydreambeliever – Posted 11-14-2007 at 05:39 AM – Source: lifeinitaly.com
- The "Presepe" tradition – forum topic – Source: slow travel talk Italy section of slow travel
- Living Nativity Scenes in Italy – "Presepi Vivanti" – Source: From Martha Bakerjian in the Italy Travel section of About.com
- CALENDAR OF EVENTS
- Campania – Naples
- Il Museo Nazionale di San Martino
- Lazio – Rome
- Il Museo Tipologico Nazionale del Presepio
- Marche – Macerata
- Il Museo Tipologico del Presepio
- Listing by region
- 100 PRESEPI 2011 - 2012 – Source: web site – In English, Italian
- SEE ALSO:
- Info on or about Christmas Lights in Italy , dated Tuesday, December 09, 2008
- Info about 2009 New Year’s/ Capodanno/La Festa di San Silvestro in Italy , dated Tuesday, December 02, 2008
- Info About Christmas/Buon Natale/Epiphany (La Befana) in Italy, 2008/2009 , dated Friday, November 28, 2008
- Info on 2008 Christmas Markets (Mercato di Natale) in Italy *, dated Tuesday, November 18, 2008
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