Easter In Calpe 2017 – Semana Santa

Easter In Calpe – Semana Santa 11th – 16th April 2017

IMG_2936

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Easter Event or Holy Week is celebrated throughout Spain, it is held in the old town of Calpe and a lot of people don’t know it takes place, it’s a fantastic event with amazing costumes and is definitely worth a visit over the week.

It starts from 11th April and continues through to Sunday 16th April the costumes and outfits are spectacular and colourful and all the processions are held in the old town.

IMG_2934

 

 

 

 

 

 

Below is a list of  the processions take place: 

Palm – Domingo de Ramos

11.00 Blessing of the palms, which is held in the Ermita del Salvador by the Palm Procession to the church (Iglesia).

Holy Wednesday – Miercoles Santo

2100 Procession of the Cofradia del Cristo de las Tres Caidas.

Holy Thursday 13th April  Jueves Santo

2100 Procession of the Cofradia de Jesus Nazareno.

Good Friday 14th April Viernes Santo

0900 Via Crucis procession (Stations of the cross prosession) up to the Ermita.

2000 Procession of Entombment

Holy Saturday 15th April – Sabado Santo

Easter Vigil begins in the cemetery after which the resurrection is celebrated in the church (Iglesia).

Easter Sunday 16th April Domingo de Pascua

1100 Procession of the meeting of Senor Resucitado and the Virgen from the Plaza de San Salvador to the church (Iglesia) for mass.

About the Author

Leave a Reply

*

captcha *

UA-92589549-1