THE PASSION PLAY OF SORDEVOLO

The Passion Play of Sordevolo, which is held every five years during the summer, will soon celebrate its 200th anniversary. Each new edition involves more than 700 people, including actors, extras, costume designers, and organizers. All of Sordevolo, a small town located in the alps near Biella, turns into an open-air theater to host a spectacular and impressive coral and sacred representation famous in all Europe for its amazing and poignant realism and its astonishing special effects. With 40 performances in only 100 days, it welcomes more than 40,000 spectators.

More information: www.passionedicristo.org