Oberammergau is a small city in Germany with an remarkable story. Many years ago, at 1632, Oberammergau has been around the cusp of the Black Plague. Oberammergau's people made a vow to God that if he spared their town from the plague that was inevitable, they'd regularly do the Passion Play . Actually miraculously, incredibly, Following this pledge, no one died.
In 1634, the first Passion Play was staged at town. On the first year of each decade the drama has played since 1680. Apart from during WWII and in 1770, the Oberammergau Passion Play has played uninterrupted each decade.
The Oberammergau Passion Play transforms the village. In the Passion Play in 2010, there were children and 2,000 adults https://myselah.com.au/do-you-know-the-incredible-oberammergau-pass... involved. The stage, the costuming, the amphitheatre is transformed. One intriguing part of the story is that sailors who've lived in the village for a minimum of 20 years or happen to be born there could possibly be in the drama. The Passion Play 2010 was sold out in days of tickets being introduced to wholesalers, so the tradition and fame continues today. Many who have experienced it say it is an amazing'once-in-a-lifetime' encounter.
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