Semana Santa (Easter Week)

Publish Time:2016-05-19 10:55:09Source:WTCF

【Introduction】:Semana Santa lasts one week from the Sunday before Easter

Semana Santa lasts one week from the Sunday before Easter. Easter Week is one of the most important traditional festivals in Spain, with activities for Easter Week in Andalusia as the representative. Meanwhile, Sevilla’s Easter Week is world-famous for its scale and grandness.

During Easter Week, local residents and devotees to the religion take an active part in grand celebration activities. Also, Travelers from many places in the world scramble to Sevilla to watch the ceremonious religious activity. Every day from Palm Sunday to Easter, the saints lift elaborately decorated icons that originate from Easter stories and are as large as a real person, setting out from churches, crossing streets, and arriving at the cathedral. The processions follow the traditional ceremony of the seventeenth century.

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