Christmas mechanical and static artistic cribs on display in Xaghra
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Around 29 mechanical and static artistic cribs together with a Live Nativity Scene are all be on display this year in Xaghra, including two large baroque cribs crafted in Naples.
The events are organised by the Xaghra Local Council and The Ghaqda ‘Il-Milied fix-Xaghra’ (Christmas in Xaghra Society), which is this year celebrating its 10th anniversary,
Ghaqda ‘Il-Milied fix-Xaghra’ was founded in 2004 to promote and organise better the celebrations related to Christmas in Xaghra and to see that cultural, religious and folkloristic Christmas traditions are well encouraged and promoted to preserve our heritage and identity.
The cribs are open for display till the 5th of January 2015 various centres and homes in the village of Xaghra and Christmas Exhibitions at the Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady are open for public viewing.