Tag Archives: Semana Santa

2014 Semana Santa Madrid Holy Week Processions

Religious or just “cultural“, anxious spectators prepare for the 2014 Semana Santa Madrid Holy Week Processions – and everyone hopes the weather cooperates. The majority of onlookers of the seemingly countless Holy Week Processions in Madrid are people of faith, … Continue reading

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2013 Semana Santa in Madrid Holy Week

Today is Easter Sunday in the world of the believers – and that’s a pretty large percentage of the population. It also marks the last day of the week long Holy Week festival of  Semana Santa in Madrid and throughout … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Procession in Madrid 2012

Palm Sunday, or “Domingo de Ramos” in Spanish, is the first day of Holy Week (“Semana Santa”) processions throughout Spain. This afternoon I caught the “Cristo de la Fe y del Perdón” procession of the San Miguel Church in Madrid, … Continue reading

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Semana Santa – Holy Week in Seville

The following is a “guest blog” by Susan from Michigan USA, her second guest blog on MadridMan’s Madrid Blog. The photos included are the property of Susan herself. DISCLAIMER: The comments and opinions expressed by our esteemed guest blogger do … Continue reading

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Semana Santa: Madrid’s Holy Week

Holy Week, or “Semana Santa“, in Madrid is more than just watching one procession after another through the streets of Spain’s capital. It’s truly special – if you can get close enough to admire it. I’ve already watched the Domingo … Continue reading

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Madrid: Domingo de Ramos Procession

NOTE: Also read “2012 Palm Sunday Procession in Madrid“. I’ve just returned from watching Madrid’s only Palm Sunday (called “Domingo de Ramos“) procession of Easter/Holy Week, called Semana Santa in Spain. Today’s procession was called “Procesión del Cristo de la … Continue reading

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Semana Santa in Spain

Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is in near-full-throttle position here in Spain. While today’s only Friday evening, one notices immediately fewer cars in the streets and the more traffic on Spain’s highways. Madrid, on the other hand, will be comparatively … Continue reading

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