Easter 2014

Cartel 2014Holy Week in Cordoba

 

Cordova Easter is a religious and cultural event of the Passion conmema, Death and Resurrection of Christ.

The streets of this ancient city hosting the passage of Guilds, giving the viewer a wide range of feelings of spirituality, recollection, history and spectacle. Definitely offers a rich mix of emotions and the pungent smell of incense and feelings blossom, illuminated by the dim light of candles carried by the Nazarenes or arranged in steps candelerías, with best exornos of the coolest and flowers on a momumental and historical environment unmatched. The religious atmosphere is clear and an ideal setting for reflection and coexistence.

Currently there are a total of Córdoba 36 Guilds, some with centuries of history, relizan stations that their penance through the streets of the city and a large number of them gain entry into the Holy Church Cathedral (Ancient Mosque)

Holy Week in Cordoba, cleverly combines silence and recollection with solemnity and celebration. The passage of processions framed in the historic center of Cordoba, Heritage, especially prominent making it one of the most important in Andalusia.

Among the most revered images stands out for its uniqueness Lady of Sorrows, masterpiece of the sculptor Juan de Mesa; Our Lady of the Incarnation, Spain first step taken only by women bearers or Christ of Medicine Souls Easter Monday, one of the most representative city processions.

Although in reality Easter Córdoba is lived intensely throughout Lent. In this period of Vespers lot of big events always associated with Easter occurring, Cults, pregones, Via Crucis. the big day of the eve we can concentrate on Dolores Friday (Friday preceding Palm Sunday) day that focuses wealth ceremonial events which are the entrance porch to the great days.

 

Dates 2014: 13 to the 20 April

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