Monday, March 29, 2010

Palm Sunday in Elche


According to the newspaper Información, the parade in Elche for Domingo de Ramos was quite spectacular. Local police estimated that there were 35,000 visitors lining the streets as the  procession passed by.

In this picture, taken from the newspaper, you can see the costaleras of the Cofradia of Santa Mujer Verónica carrying the paso of Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem with palm decorations in the forms of flowers and vegetation. The procession was headed by the Band of Bugles and Drums of the Hermandad of the Flagelación and Gloria,

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