(ANSA) - ASSISI (PERUGIA), DECEMBER 22 - It's a Merry Christmas in many different languages, sung and punctuated by the clapping of the hands of the friars of the Sacred Convent of Assisi.
Gathered around the nativity scene and tree set up in the lower square of San Francesco.
It was published on the official Facebook page of San Francesco d'Assisi, www.facebook.com/sanfrancescoassisi.
Getting thousands of views in just a few hours.
The protagonists of the original message are friars who come from all over the world.
They wish happy holidays in Italian, English, Portuguese, German, Malayalam, Croatian, Vietnamese, Spanish, French, Romanian and Polish.
Feliz Navidad the song that is their basis.
"A holy Christmas from Assisi in particular for the children" underlines the first friar who speaks.
"Let's celebrate because it's Christmas" underlines Fra Giulio Cesareo.
"It really is Christmas - he adds - only if we believe that each person is special and a gift for others, beyond any culture, language and tradition. We would like to share with you all the simple and authentic joy of Saint Francis, for which we all truly desire. Happy Christmas!".