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Exhibition -Cribs of Alsace to Eastern Europe

" Discover cribs from Hungary and Slovakia, typical of popular art made of corn leaves, or from Czechia in beech wood, from Slovenia in beehive wood, from Kyrgyzstan in wool, from Belarus, from Romania and many others of different sizes and materials! "

Each year the church of Saints-Pierre-et-Paul hosts a beautiful exhibition of cribs highlighting a region or a country. This year, the Bethlehem Association of Muzeray in the East of France, offers you to make a journey from Alsace to the Eastern countries, with cribs from the regions crossed. Alsace will be represented by the terracotta cribs of Soufflenheim and those in sandstone of Betschdorf. The German cribs of which those of Oberammergau in Bavaria are among the most famous. In the Metalliferous Mountains, on the border between Germany and the Czech Republic, cribs are made in the form of pyramids, often with several floors, with candles at the base, which release a column of hot air to make the crib turn. The Polish "szopi" nativity scenes represent the Nativity not in front of a stable, but in front of a well-known building in Krakow. Discover cribs from Hungary and Slovakia made of corn leaves and typical of folk art, or from the Czech Republic made of beech wood, from Slovenia made of beehive wood, from Kyrgyzstan made of wool, from Belarus, from Romania and many others of different sizes and materials. The 13 or so countries represented will delight your eyes. This exhibition is part of the Christmas Crib Trail. Opening hours : 9-12 and 14-18h. Opening at 2pm on 25/11, 9 and 23/12.

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