Water events 2019/2020
Comacchio: Christmas on water 2019/2020
Place of landing and departures, for eels, for citizens and tourists, the City of Comacchio offers a Christmas in the name of traditions and the desire to party from 8 December 2019 to 6 January 2020.
The nativity scenes on water, the traditional initiative that sees the creation of the nativity under the historic bridges of the city, this year will host a nativity scene from Palestine: under the Ponte degli Sbirri a nativity scene will be set up by a craftsman from Bethlehem with wood of olive tree from the Holy Land. There are eight bridges involved in the exhibition (Trepponti, Ponte di Borgo, Ponte degli Sbirri, Ponte San Pietro, Ponte dei Sisti, Ponte Pasqualone, Ponte del Teatro and Ponte del Carmine): an initiative coordinated by Asom Comacchio in collaboration with the associations cultural and theatrical features of the territory. On December 8th, next to the Ponte degli Sbirri, at 12.00, the Palestinian nativity scene will be inaugurated, in the presence of Mayor Marco Fabbri and Archbishop Giancarlo Perego, a moment of reflection enriched by the initiative of social solidarity, with animation of music and songs, Christmas Tent, curated by the social cooperative Work & Service.
In the afternoon, instead, Lido degli Estensi opens the festivities (Viale Carducci, 4 pm) Waiting for Christmas, animated by a musical event of the Comacchio Music School which will be followed by a toast in the Christmas village. A Merry Bubble Christmas one on the coast, with the possibility of taking Selfie Christmas inside a giant Christmas ball. (by the association Noi that we still believe in collaboration with MSP Italia). A rich program of events between Santa Claus on bikes (BabbinBike, December 15th non-competitive race between the coast and Comacchio; info Carlo 331 3782960) and Befane in Tandem (January 6th, from 15.00) and aperitifs with good wishes: Aperichristmas, 22 December, (starting at 17.00 on Viale Carducci). Christmas also for four-legged friends with Christmas Bau (December 29, from 2.30 pm).
Puppets and theater for the little ones: here is the Bottega di Geppetto with the puppet show (Sunday 22nd, Thursday 26th, Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th and Tuesday 31st December, beginning of the show at 16.30, free admission) in the ancient fishmonger in two steps dal Trepponti; "The Colors of Christmas" present the program of the Teatro dell'Aglio by Massimiliano Venturi. Shows for boys and girls also in San Giuseppe, Sunday December 1st with the show C'era due sole il askas (Parish Theater, at 16.00) and in Vaccolino, le Strologhe, on December 8th (parish tensile structure, at 16.00), to end, on Sunday 15 December, in Porto Garibaldi with All'InCirco: pu-pazzi d'amore, marionettes and, obviously, puppets (Parish theater, at 16.00). End of the puppet tour, on December 26th in piazza Folegatti, in Comacchio (5.30pm): orror Puppet Show, puppets, puppets and street theater with the show El Bechin.
Monday 23 December in the city, in the Sala Polivalente of Palazzo Bellini (at 9.00 pm), the gospel concert The Charleston Mass Choirc, which represents the start of the festivities with the anuras of the Municipality of Comacchio. The concert includes the usual afternoon previews in Lido degli Estensi (Church of San Paolo, at 16), San Giuseppe (Parish Theater, at 17) and Porto Garibaldi (Parish Theater, at 18)
Santa Claus will be in San Giuseppe (December 24th, Piazza della Rimembranza, from 4.30pm) anticipating the Befana alla Funtana (January 5th) to party with music and fun (edited by A.C.D. San Giuseppe).
On Christmas Eve, after the traditional function of the Bemben in the Comacchio Co-Cathedral (5 pm), on the Trepponti, Une not a Batlàmm (6 pm) will be staged between tradition and contemporaneity, in a mix of lights and music to narrate the nativity ( Al Batal cultural association
in collaboration with Ads by Arte Danza by Laura Tomasi) warmed by the hot chocolate offered in the historic center by the Avis di Comacchio.
Feast and reflection, December 26th Et incarnatus est (from 16.30) with readings and music for organ, trumpet and choir on the mystery of the Incarnation, in front of the ancient nativity scene set up in the Concattedrale (by the parish of San Cassiano - Rosario) -
Always, in Porto Garibaldi, Santo Sefano ocn noi. From the morning (December 26, 9 am) market, Christmas animations for adults and children, street shows, distribution of hot chocolate and Christmas treats. At 3.30pm walk; 4pm concert in the Fish Market hall. A rich program curated by the Consorzio L’Alba.
If at 16, in Lido degli Estensi a Flashmob Music and Dance is scheduled.
Later, at 6 pm, in the canal port between Estensi and Porto Garibaldi, here is the scenic Christmas torchlight on the water created by the Sub Hippocampus.
December 31st New Year's Eve in Comacchio, with music, aperitif in the old fish market (from 18.00), visit to the Delta Museum