Holy Week, or Semana Santa, is a celebration of the Passion of Christ and the Sorrows of the Virgin Mary. It is a solemn occasion but it could actually be "glamorous" too. When's the Week in 2021? Sunday, 28 March - Sunday, 4 April.
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Semana Santa is fast turning into a parody of the Easter penitence that used to characterize the week of the Passion of Jesus in Catholic Spain
You can’t beat Seville, the land of the fiery, when it comes to the passion and pageantry of Spain’s Semana Santa
Join the celebrations of the of the Holy Week (21-27 March 2016) in Avila. It's bound to be a memorable experience for you!
"In Spain, the Semana Santa without the religious processions would not be Semana Santa. But there's more to the Holy Week than these corteges of lifelike images of the crucified Jesus and Our Lady of Sorrows, his sorrowful mother. For the inveterate music lover concert programming need not be interrupted just because it is Holy Week"
There’s never a dull moment in this blessed side of the Iberia, much less in summery spring!