Valle de Abdalajís

San Lorenzo Patron Saint

Dec 05, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

San Lorenzo Patron Saint. From the 9th to the 12th of August. The town’s major festival takes place around the 10th of August, in honor of San Lorenzo, the local Patron Saint. During the fiestas the festive aspects are combined with the cultural atmosphere offering different acts like exhibitions, competitions, traditional dances and songs. There [...]

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San Juan

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San Juan (Midsummer´s night). June 24th. One of the most unique festivals of Valle de Abdalajís is the night of San Juan. On this night, instead of proceeding with the traditional burning of “Juas”, it has acquired a parallel sense, but using another purifying element, water. Throughout the night, the neighbors launch water left and [...]

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Pilgrimage of Cristo de la Sierra

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Pilgrimage of Cristo de la Sierra. In May. Pilgrimage in honor of Cristo de la Sierra during the first weekend of May. The Santo Cristo de la Sierra was found by a shepherd in the mountains of Abdalajís. Such was the devotion of the people that before the Civil War, they built a chapel dedicated [...]

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Holy Week

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Holy Week. March-April. Devotion, uniqueness and deep religiosity are the main features. There are processions from two Brotherhoods during Holy Week in the town of Valle de Abdalajís, the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Sorrows and the Brotherhood of Our Father Jesus Nazarene. The Easter week in Valle de Abdalajís start on Good Friday, with [...]

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