Next Thursday, December 5, at 18: 00 hours, the Torreón de Lozoya will celebrate a double inauguration of activities that, although they have in common the distinctive feature of Christmas, their approach is diversified into two aspects: solidarity and the cultural
As they did in their last two editions, the Rooms of the Stables will host the XI Christmas Rake organized by the Spanish Association Against Cancer, an initiative that will take place between the 6 and the December 9, with a special continuous schedule from 11: 00 to 21: 00 hours.
It is, without a doubt, a magnificent alternative to acquire Christmas decorations and ornaments, participate in the traditional tombola of the Association or enjoy the encounter between friends in its bar, where you can taste succulent drinks and tapas, all to contribute to a good cause that concerns us all.
The novelty of this year concerns the Palace Rooms, area that recovers its traditional Monumental Bethlehem, thanks to the work of the Amigos del Belén del Cristo del Mercado Cultural Association. The generosity and the work of its associates, have allowed to rescue for Segovia this unavoidable appointment with Christmas that was held stably in the Torreón de Lozoya until the year 2012. The creativity of this association will be turned into a clearly Segovian scenography, recreating the different episodes of the Advent and Christmas times in beautiful corners of our city.
Also for this occasion a teaching exhibition has been recovered, Images of Christmas in the Gothic Segovian, a production of 1994, curated by Mr. Juan Manuel Santamaría López, in which, through photographs of works of art, belonging to the capital and province of Segovia, the main iconographic landmarks of Christmas and its artistic expression are covered during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
The Monumental Bethlehem and the exhibition Images of Christmas in the Segovian Gothic, will remain open to the public until next January 6, during 12: 00 to 14: 00 h. and from 18: 00 to 21: 00 h., except Mondays and Christmas, New Year and Kings festivities.