The Parade of Resurrection - 23rd March
Desfile de Resureccion
Semana Santa Marinera, Valencia
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.
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.
Easter Sunday, 23rd Mar (2008),
1 pm start
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
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