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In pics: The incredible Holy Week celebrations in Spain
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In pics: The incredible Holy Week celebrations in Spain

The Local · 28 Mar 2016, 12:24

Published: 28 Mar 2016 11:43 GMT+02:00
Updated: 28 Mar 2016 12:24 GMT+02:00

Easter is a serious business in Spain and one of the biggest celebrations of the year.

In pics: The incredible Holy Week celebrations in Spain 

Brotherhoods wear elaborate hooded cloaks and parade through towns and cities across the country carrying statues of Jesus while woman wear the traditional mantilla - the laced veil - as a sign of religious devotion. 

Step inside the mysterious world of Holy Week in Spain in The Local's gallery. 


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