Fierce debate rages over who has best nativity scenes
Tourism clash among regional councillors over presepi23 December, 18:09
Maurizio Melucci, regional councillor for tourism in the central Emilia-Romagna region, says their re-creations of the Christmas manger scene, known in Italy as presepe, are the most "beautiful and creative".
However, in the southern region of Campania, community leaders disagree.
"Are you joking?," asked his Campania-based counterpart Pasquale Sommese.