Wishing You All A Merry Christmas With „Le Pessebre Vivant“

Thunder and red flash: suddenly,  the devil swirls across the stage in a red costume, horny cap and frightening long, sharp claws. Mary and Joseph are aghast; shepherds, farmers, and other locals at the crib resort to military, form a circle that closes  around the intruder that finally forces him to flee: Le Pessebre Vivant I enjoyed last weekend at the Palais des Rois de Majorque in Perpignan, has only little in commons with a conventional nativity play little. Not serious, thoughtful and subdued, peaceful and quiet like the ones I know from Germany, it came along as a  90 minutes long celebration in the power of life, culminating in the birth…