Holy Week In Andalusia

Holy week is one of the religious parties more representative of Spain celebrated at the length and breadth of the country. But if there is an autonomous community which lives with special fervor, this is Andalusia. Thousands of tourists congregate in Andalusia throughout this week so special that takes place on the first full moon of spring. This Christian feast commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus, in addition to the passion of Christ. Holy week begins with the end of lent ((deel Domingo de Ramos ael Miercoles Santo) and ends with the Easter Triduum (Maundy Thursday, good Friday, Holy Saturday and Domingo de Resurreccion).) About 60 brotherhoods go in procession with images of the Virgin and of the passion of Christ to the delight of tourists and locals. The processions are a few ordered parades where participating penitents and nazarenes that loaded with candles. Normally sounds instrumental to its passage, unless they are silent processions. The case of Seville Holy week is very special.

It is one of the most important in Spain, by not say that more. It enjoys an international reputation within the Catholic World and has been declared a fiesta of international tourist interest. The following saints are venerated in Seville: the Lord of Seville, the Virgin de la Macarena and la Esperanza de Triana, the Cristo de la Expiracion (puppy) and the Cristo del Gran Poder. But in addition to a religious festival, Holy week is a highly valued cultural period. Would you like to know more deeply rooted customs Spain? He travels to Andalusia and visit holy week. Stay in apartments in Seville for a pleasant stay. Original author and source of the article

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