Living postcard nativity

Living postcard nativity

Towns, cities and neighborhoods in Catalonia create authentic shows during the Christmas festivities with representations of living nativity scenes.

The first documents in Catalonia that accredit scenes of living nativity scenes date back to the 14th century, but it was not until the end of the 1950s that it was transformed with the concept we know today of living nativity scenes.

In recent years this Christmas tradition is one of the essential activities to enjoy with the family and discover the outdoor scenes that represent the birth of the baby Jesus in authentic postcards and in which the visitor can walk in the middle of the scene and interact with the actors.

All the mangers have as their main axis the birth in the stable. And they are always accompanied by infinite stagings about the arrival of Their Majesties the Three Kings, the day to day of the Catalan Offices and Shepherds, the flight to Egypt, the Romans and especially a good Caganer.

The representations are characteristic and unique in each city and city, since the heritage elements of each place are taken into account to create the route of the living manger. In this way, we can find the birth inside a natural cave, scenes of angels flying over cliffs, guided mangers, others with music and dances of the time... the offer is rich and diverse.

When the streets begin to fill with lights, magic and frost, it is time to enjoy the Living Cribs throughout the Catalan geography.

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Establishments

Pessebre Vivent de Joanetes

La Vall d'en Bas

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Pessebre Vivent de Linyola

Linyola

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Pessebre Vivent Pobla de Montornès

La Pobla de Montornès

A living manger is the representation of the birth of Jesus of…

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Pessebre Vivent de Navata

Navata

The living nativity scene of Navata (Alt Emporda, 8 km of Figueres)…

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Pessebre Vivent de Jesús

Tortosa

Living crib represented in movement and voice, of Catalan era and tradition.

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Pessebre Vivent de Sant Fost

Sant Fost de Campsentelles

The village of Sant Fost de Campsentelles located in vallesano hillside where…

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El Pessebre de Bàscara

Bàscara

The Pessebre de Bàscara consists of two different parts, the first part…

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Associació Coordinadora de Pessebres Vivents de Catalunya

Pals

Feeders Association Coordinator of Catalonia Living is a nonprofit cultural association, consisting…

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Pessebre Vivent Castell D'Aro

Castell - Platja d'Aro

Our Bethlehem begins in 1959 by Father Gumersind and the Bas family.…

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Pessebre Vivent de Pals

Pals

The Living Nativity of Pals goes beyond its religious meaning and has…

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Pessebre Vivent de Les Torres de Fals

Fonollosa

The visit to Bethlehem closes among shepherds, who offer a memory of…

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Castell - Platja d'Aro

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Living Nativity of Osona in Tona

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Nativity Scene of Bàscara

Bàscara

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Living Nativity of Santa Maria d'Oló

Santa Maria d'Oló

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Breda

The organization of the Living Bethlehem of Breda in charge of Women of Breda and has managed to consolidate the appointment as one of the most important events…

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Living Nativity of Santa Pau

Santa Pau

From the year 1984 until today, with a parenthesis of six years, in Santa Pau has staged the tradition of the birth of Jesus. The habit of representing it with…

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Living Nativity of Sant Fost de Campsentelles

Sant Fost de Campsentelles

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Living Nativity of Sant Pere de Ribes

Sant Pere de Ribes

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Pals

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Vila-sacra

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Nativity Scene of Premià de Dalt

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Vandellòs i l'Hospitalet de l'Infant

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Living Nativity scene of La Pobla de Montornès

La Pobla de Montornès

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Living Nativity of the Long Bridge

Manresa

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Fonollosa

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