Nativity scene (szopka) tradition in KrakowPoland
Representative List 2018
EN: The Nativity Scene by Zbigniew Gillert placed on the footsteps of the Adam Mickiewicz Monument on the Main Square in Krakow. The crib shows constructor's inspiration: the architecture of St. Mary's Church, particularly its towers.
EN: Nativity Scene constructors and tourists who admire their works lined up on the footsteps of the Adam Mickiewicz Monument on the Main Square in Krakow on the first Thursday of December. The crib makers prepare for it all year long.
EN: Filip Fotomajczyk constructing a crib on the table in his flat in Krakow.
EN: Jan Kirsz constructing a crib in his workshop in Krakow.
EN: Meticulous craft work of Filip Fotomajczyk on a miniature crib.
EN: Rozalia Malik with her daughter standing in front of the crib she had made together with her mother Anna Malik. The crib is aligned on the footsteps of the Adam Mickiewicz Monument on the Main Square in Krakow.
EN: The Nativity Scene construction workshops for the visually impaired. The workshops are conducted by the crib makers Marzena Krawczyk in the Historical Museum of the city of Krakow (MHK), with the assistance of volunteers. The workshop participants include the youth and adults, both men and women.
EN: Paweł Nawała with his father carrying their reday-made crib on the Main Square in Krakow.
EN: The Nativity Scene made by Renata, Edward, Marek and Marek jr Markowski, presented on the exhibition at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris (France).
EN: The meeting of crib makers in the Historical Museum of the city of Krakow, during which the Nativity Scene tradition safeguarding plans are discussed. The meeting is conducted by Dariusz Czyż, the representative of the crib makers.