Sassi of Matera
From the 7 December to 6 January, the Christmas atmosphere will be experienced through the representation of Living Nativity in the Sassi, with the participation of Vincenzo Failla and other 50 actors, in a place that offers a unique setting in the world evoking the Nazareth two thousand years ago.
Christmas call to the work the people by involving them in Lumen, one of the great collective projects enunciated by the Application file Matera 2019, Also with the aim of improving the quality of the city, for the construction of a light path to achieve with the help of national and international designers. over 3000 People will be part of workshops in which "the theme of light will be declined in an original way by becoming an integral part of the opening ceremony" of Matera 2019.
The Living Nativity Sassi has become over the years the flagship event of the Christmas season in the city of Matera. In recent years the extraordinary performances of the scenes narrated in the Bible and the magnificent scenery of the Sassi of Matera have charmed thousands of visitors, allowing to collect an unprecedented success both nationally and internationally; not surprisingly, the Living Nativity of Matera entered the Guinness Book of Records.