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The Parade of Resurrection - 23rd March
Desfile de Resureccion
Semana Santa Marinera, Valencia

Parade of Glory of Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Valencia, SpainThis is one of the three "collective acts" of Semana Santa Marinera in Valencia - meaning a procession involving all Brotherhoods, not just one or two.

What it the message
Christ is resurrected and it is time for everyone to rejoice.

What you will see
On Easter Sunday the mood sharply swings to the carnival. All of the Brotherhoods will uncover their faces and energetically walk through the district similing and waving. The music will change from tragic to jubilant, there will be more colours than ever, shower of flower petals and flowers thrown into the crowd. If you can, you can join the Spanish in shouting "guapa!" ("hey, pretty!") to catch a flower.

The imagenes will not be participating since there is no more need to remind the crowd of the Passion.

Parade of Glory of Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Valencia, SpainLength
Officially, the procession takes 2 hours from first group leaving to last group arriving. If you are on one spot and the procession goes past you, it will take 1 hour.

Time
Easter Sunday, 23rd Mar (2008), 1 pm start

Route
Leaving from Avenida Mediterraneo, down calle Escalante, up Pintor Fernandez to the Plaza de los Angeles, then via Pedro Maza to calle Remota, and all the way down until calle de la Reina. After the whole length of calle de la Reina, the procession will go up Doctor Domingo, then turn onto Avenida del Puerto, swing by the Temple onto Cristo del Grau , down Francisco Cubells and finally the length of calle Rosario.

View map of the route
See more photos of the Procession of the Holy Burial

Parade of Glory of Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Valencia, Spain

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