Presentation on theme: "A religious festival to remember the resurrection of Jesus Begins with Domingo de Ramos Celebrations take place for the whole of Easter week Jueves santo."— Presentation transcript:
A religious festival to remember the resurrection of Jesus Begins with Domingo de Ramos Celebrations take place for the whole of Easter week Jueves santo is Maundy Thursday Viernes santo is Good Friday Lunes de Pascua is Easter Monday All cities and towns in Spain celebrate Semana Santa apart from Madrid and Barcelona.
Pasos (floats) are carried through the streets
The Dance of Death takes place in a town called Verges
The Nazarenos is a religious brotherhood. There are 57 Nazarenos throughout Spain. The men within the brotherhood are called Penitentes. They wear a hood called a antifaz. Some of them also wear a pointed cone on their heads. This is called a capirote. The Penitentes represent sinners and they are disguised to keep their identity a secret.
Chalupa Chilli con carne Quesadilla Fajita Burrito
Quiz time!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1. What is the Spanish for Holy Week? 2. What are the floats called? 3. Which 2 towns do not celebrate Holy week?