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General Outline of Events During Semana Santa Marinera in Valencia
The Semana Santa Marinera in Valencia is all about various processions. Each procession has its own time, rules, content and meaning. All togeher they develop the whole story of the Passions of Christ, and each procession is a little story in its own.
This is just a general outline of events. Each day is covered in more detail - see Main menu of Semana Santa Marinera.
The Holy Week in Valencia is a week and a half.
The festivities start a week before Good Friday, 4 days before the official start of the Holy Week:
Friday of Pain
Saturday of Passion
Then starts the Holy Week itself:
The Holy Week - before Good Friday
Holy Monday and Tuesday
Holy Week - The 3 Days
Later in the evening, the biggest and most spectacular procession of the whole Holy Week - the Procession of the Holy Burial. All Brotherhoods come out together in full colour and with imagenes to tell the story of Passion and to mourn the death of Christ.
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