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Sacco’s presepe is once again renovated

Sacco’s presepe is once again renovated

Carlo Sacco died back in 2009 but he is still making his presence felt in Barga Vecchia as his presepe which he built for the Christmas season in 2008 has once again been restored and put up in Aristo’s bar.

The encyclopedia description of the Presepio is a three dimensional representation of the birth of Jesus Christ, composed of mobile figures arranged according to the artistic sense of the builder as well as realistic elements such as houses, rocks, plants etc. As such the Presepio is closely related to the theatre because it intends to […]

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The Presepe of Barga

Carlo Sacco who died earlier this year is still making his presence felt in Barga Vecchia as his presepe which he built last Christmas (complete with 7 dwarves and a LED light show fountain –article here) has been once again restored and put up in Aristo’s bar. Traditionally, the main focus of Christmas decorations in […]

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Carlo Sacco and his Ferrari Ape are no more

Some commentators have likened Barga Vecchia to a kind of open air theatre with the residents of Barga all having a walk on part. One of the main actors in this play has very sadly walked off stage for the final time. Carlo Sacco who had an accident in his Ape last month has unfortunately […]