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Santa’s Village

26/11/2019 - Events

Starting from Saturday 23 November, experience the magical atmosphere of Christmas in one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.

In the heart of the Biella area, a fairytale medieval village, the Ricetto of Candelo (Piedmont, BI), in one of the most evocative Christmas events in Italy. Inside and outside the fortified walls, Santa Claus for the little ones and a rich market, with gift ideas, food and wine products, art, crafts and flavors.

Every Saturday: 11.00 am Santa Claus arrives in Piazza Castello

Every Sunday: 10.00 am Santa Claus arrives in Piazza Castello

Inside the Ricetto every day during the days of the event:

Christmas market with gifts, gift ideas and food and wine products

Animation for children with giant soap bubbles (show area) from 11.00 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 16.30

Traveling Bagpipers and Musicians

Saturday, November 23rd

5.00 pm Christmas tree lighting in the little square in the Ricetto with Candelo choir

Sunday, December 1st

3.00 pm (Performance Area): performance by the Vinovo Choir (TO) with Christmas carols

Sunday 8 December

Elf race … the elves meet the wool gnomes: a non-competitive free run open to all

Organizational manager for registration and information Gianni Melis cell 3396257800

At the Le Rosminiane Cultural Center (via Matteotti, 48 – Candelo) every day during the event

In the room frescoes

A book under the tree“, books for children to browse through (3-11 years)

International painting exhibition Armonie Candelesi by Cultural Associations Contemporary Horizons and LiberumEs

Sunday 24 November: opening ceremony. Participation of the art critic dott. Enzo Nasillo

Sunday, December 15th: Finissage and delivery of certificates

Saturday 30 November Le Rosminiane Cultural Center

2.45 pm performance by the children’s choir of the Andorno Comprehensive Institute

At the Church of S. Maria Maggiore, dating back to the 12th century, near the village, exhibition

Sacred in the sacred” by artistic excellence

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