For the first time in 48 years, Nuestro Padre Jesús Resucitado y María Santísima de la Asunción – Our Risen Lord Jesus and the Virgin of the Assumption – were unable to fulfill their Easter duties as the heavens opened up and the rains came down in torrents.
A costalero – throne bearer – needed hospital treatment on Friday for a head injury and four other people were slightly injured when the image of Christ fell from a throne in Motril.
A total of 22 people required medical treatment when fire broke out in a street where an Easter procession was being held in Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz province.
A gloriously sunny day for the crowds witnessing the procession of the images from the Iglesia El Salvador to the Casas de las Cofradías in calle Puente Viejo in preparation for their Holy Week duties, although maybe not so good for those carrying the exceedingly heavy statues.
The sun came out for the traditional Palm Sunday – Domingo de Ramos – procession from Plaza de la Ermita to the El Salvador church on the Balcón de Europa. A good crowd followed the procession through the town.
The Three Kings – Los Reyes Magos – procession takes place tomorrow, Thursday January 5th, from 17:00 and the route is: parque Verano Azul, calle Jaén, Diputación, Granada, San Miguel, plaza de Cantarero, Pintada and on to the Paseo Balcón de Europa. In Maro, the Three Kings procession will be at midday on January 6th.
The Santa Claus procession takes place from 19:00 on December 23rd and follows the route: Town Hall, calle Carmen, Pintada, Angustias, Ermita, Granada, Cavana and back to the Balcón de Europa.
A barrage of rockets announced the start of the procession yesterday and the sky was immediately filled with herds of petrified birds, poor things. The procession began with the image of San Miguel Arcángel being carried, slowly, up to Plaza de la Ermita to collect Nuestra Señora de las Angustias and then together they made their way back to the iglesia El …
At 19:30 on Saturday evening is the procession through the streets of the patron saints of Nerja, San Miguel Arcángel and Nuestra Señora de las Angustias, a prequel to the feria celebrations.