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Angela
20-12-17, 03:02
This article highlights ten of the more unusual ones.
https://www.thelocal.it/20171212/italy-best-christmas-nativity-scenes

They include...

One that floats:
https://www.ilturista.info/repo/images/no/AAAEventi/presepe_galleggiante_cesenatico.jpg

One (of many) made entirely of bread:
http://www.lanuovasardegna.it/polopoly_fs/1.10570521!/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/gallery_978/image.jpg

One (of many ) under water:
http://www.lastampa.it/rf/image_lowres/Pub/p3/2015/12/28/Societa/Foto/TNX-11483-presepesommersolaveno.jpg

One made entirely of sand:
http://www.costaveneziana.it/wp-content/uploads/sand-nativity-2014-15_0-680x365.jpg

The world's best living nativity scene-Matera

http://www.ilterrazzino.org/wp-content/uploads/presepe-vivente-matera-2017.jpg

http://www.italybyevents.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/presepe-sassi-di-matera-2.jpg

My favorites-the Neapolitan ones. They are very human, bordering on irreverent...from pizza makers somehow present in Judea to topical figures:
http://www.mentelocale.it/images/articoli/full/61961-1.jpg

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/56/99/df/5699df11f41a42c4dae1c61674e963af--belem-nativity-scenes.jpg



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