As the day went on, a third group took over. The parade takes place in darkness with the streetlights out. It is meant to be silent, though there was quite a bit of ssshhing. (more…)
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(‘Scuse wobbly video, tight elbows situation)
Slightly terrifying parades in Almunecar for Semana Santa – holy week. There were three separate parades on the good friday, each involving a cofradia (coalition/guild/brotherhood) of churches. I need a major deconstruction of these from someone in the know, it’s all full of what I hope is just Catholic symbolism.