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The Cathedral of Segovia season the cultural visits at Christmas with the anniversary of the Painting Room

The Cathedral of Segovia season the cultural visits at Christmas with the anniversary of the Painting Room

Christmas, whose main point is the celebration of the birth of Jesus, is lived in a very special way in the Cathedral of Segovia. As on the 24th and 25th, two masses will be celebrated on January 1 and 6: the first at 11:00 and the second at 12:30. The latter will be chaired both times by César Franco, bishop of Segovia. In the rest of the non-holiday days, the Eucharist will be officiated at its usual time of 10.

The opening to the cultural visit during these holidays is maintained from 9:30 a.m. to 18:30 p.m. These days are a special occasion for enjoy the scenes that represent the Nativity through pictorial works, stained glass or sculptures, many of them located in the Painting Room Under Cloister, but also throughout the different spaces of the Cathedral, such as the 22 chapels.

The doors will close to tourism on December 31 and on January 1, 5 and 6. But, on opening days there will be activities such as guided tours of the tower, which will take place at 10:30, 12:00, 13:30 and 16:30. In addition, last Friday, December 20, the first anniversary of the opening of the Painting Hall Under Cloister which will allow it to be five pass concert throughout the day and an activity for the little ones of the house.

With the workshop 'A look at the Triptych of Descent', about thirty children They were able to enjoy the anniversary by coloring their version of one of the most significant and important works of the Lombard-born painter, Ambrosius Benson. About carpets they met some keys of flamenco painting and the meaning of this work while painting each of the characters and landscapes. This activity is the first time it was carried out and, it is also intended to offer to the little ones during the next 2020.

But the main act of this anniversary was a concert with five passes of thirty minutes each. From 12:00 to 17:30 three musicians performed works dating between the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries. Thanks to the violinist, Teresa Muñoz Frías, the flutist, Sonia García Rabasa, and the organist of the Segovia Cathedral, Ángel Montero. All of them are Segovians, and the audience could enjoy the music that the authors of some of the works that are exhibited in the room listening to them in situ.

All these events are consolidating the visits to the Cathedral of Segovia of both the elderly and the smallest with its workshop, the main protagonists of the novelty of the Christmas and cultural days of this year.