Easter gallery

In pics: The incredible Holy Week celebrations in Spain

In pics: The incredible Holy Week celebrations in Spain
Photo: Gari Garaialde/AFP
Spain celebrated Easter in style this week, with hundreds of parades across the country. The Local takes a look at some of the best.

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. 


Photo: AFP

In pics: The incredible Holy Week celebrations in Spain 


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