Semana Santa Seville
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Semana Santa 2015



Semana Santa 2015 Dates

When: 27th March 2015 - 5th April 2015
Where: Seville, Spain

Even though the spring festival is essentially a religious festival, a great deal of gaiety and merriment pervades the streets of Seville. The bars get filled up, families come out to participate in the celebrations.

Semana Santa means "Holy Week" and it is the Spanish name for Easter. During Semana Santa week processions of brotherhoods of the churches march through the town Seville, Spain - beautifully dressed up floats follow them. The processions typically start in the afternoons and traverse the town. The climax is reached on Good Friday morning when the procession leave the churches at midnight and move through the streets for the better part of the night eventually reaching the cathedral in the wee hours of the morning.

To get a birds eye view of the procession, go to the the Giralda and the Bishop's Palace where stands are erected for the spectators.


Semana Santa 2015 Dates

Domingo de Ramos: March 24, 2015
Lunes Santo: March 25, 2015
Martes Santo: March 26, 2015
Miércoles Santo: March 27, 2015
Jueves Santo: March 28, 2015
Viernes Santo: March 29, 2015
Sabado de Gloria: March 30, 2015
Domingo de la Resurrección: March 31, 2015

For more information on Seville Travel Guide | Famous Festivals




 
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