Malaga’s Holy Week is one of the most popular and popular in Spain, and attracts every year numerous visitors and tourists who come to the city to contemplate the processions and join the celebration of this festival so rooted in the culture and tradition of the region.
The Holy Week in Malaga (Spanish: La semana Grande de Málaga) is one of the most important religious celebrations in the city and the whole region of Andalusia in southern Spain. It is a feast that takes place during the week that precedes Easter Sunday, and that is characterized by the realization of numerous processions in which the images of the steps that represent the Passion of Christ are carried.
Every day of the week has its own processions and brotherhoods, which are responsible for carrying out the tours through the streets of the city, accompanied by music bands and numerous faithful and spectators. During the processions, the steps are carried on the shoulders by the brothers, who parade through the streets dressed in their robes and colourful capitals, creating an impressive image of religiosity and devotion.
Through the streets of the Historic Center of the city, an official tour is designed by which the brotherhoods make their processions with the images, belongings and nazarenes that make up the procession. All along this route chairs and seats are placed in different places to enjoy the processions.
Among the most outstanding processions of Holy Week in Malaga are the Christ of the Students, the Christ of the Good Death, Our father Jesus Captive, the Our Father Jesus of Great Power, the Lord of Humility and Patience, the Virgen de la Esperanza, the Virgen de la Paloma, and the bride of Malaga ( La Virgen del Rocío ) In addition, during the week there are also other religious and cultural events, such as concerts of sacred music or exhibitions of religious art.
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