Easter in Latin America

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A selection of the celebrations around Latin America during the Holy Week, or Semana Santa

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Easter week is a big deal throughout the predominantly Catholic, Spanish-speaking world and Peru is no exception. The country really comes alive during Sem

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Chile's Quasimodo Festival - Pepe's Chile

Every year on the Sunday after Easter, many parts of Chile celebrate a long-standing tradition with the Festival of Quasimodo. In Chile’s colonial times, the local priest would leave the church to go out to give communion to those that were sick or unable to make it to mass on Easter Sunday. Legend has it […]

The Mount Calvary, and its Via Crucis, is the third in importance on an international level and it has turned the city of Tandil into one of the protagonist spots as far as religious tourism is concerned. Holy Week, Latin America, Holi, Garden Sculpture, Tourism, Easter, City, Natural, Sculpture

The Holy Week in Tandil: Visit to the Calvary

The Mount Calvary, and its Via Crucis, is the third in importance on an international level and it has turned the city of Tandil into one of the protagonist spots as far as religious tourism is concerned.

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Holy Week Vistas: Street Food Stands

Another typical vista of the Holy Week is all the street food stands around town. I mean almost everywhere you walk you find people selling food on the streets. Of course, this is necessary, I mean…

Religion: Easter is important to Argentines because it commemorates Jesus’ life. Holy week is the week leading up Easter and is celebrated by performing special rituals, such as the one in the picture.  On Easter sunday Argentines usually go to a special mass, and then a lunch with family and friends. Bible News, Jesus Stories, Jesus Lives, South America, Latin America, Holy Week, New Testament, Religion, Easter

Religion: Easter is important to Argentines because it commemorates Jesus’ life. Holy week is the week leading up Easter and is celebrated by performing special rituals, such as the one in the picture. On Easter sunday Argentines usually go to a special mass, and then a lunch with family and friends.

A worker selects candies to stuff chocolate Easter eggs preparing for Holy Week at the company of Chocolate Arrufat in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, on March (Photo/Xinhua) March Equinox, A Moveable Feast, Jesus Resurrection, Holy Week, Lifestyle News, New Testament, Latin America, Lent, Candies

Easter eggs prepared in Argentina for Holy Week - Lifestyle News

Easter eggs prepared in Argentina for Holy Week

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Hooded penitents known as "cucuruchos" participate in a Holy Week procession on Good Friday in Quito, Argentina. World Religions, Holy Week, Good Friday, Quito, Latin America, Celebration, Easter, Around The Worlds, Argentina

Hooded penitents known as "cucuruchos" participate in a Holy Week procession on Good Friday in Quito, Argentina.

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Linares, Chile - World Travel Guide

Linares is the provincial capital of Linares Province, in Maule Region, Chile. The city covers 1,456.7 sq km (562.4 sq mi) and has a population of 86,000 people (2012 estimate). Holy Week in Linares, Chile http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Acto_de_la_Expiraci%C3%B3n_en_la_calle_Marqu%C3%A9s_de_Linares_(Ja%C3%A9n).jpg Óscar Javier García Baudet Linares was founded in 1794 by Ambrosio O’Higgins, the Viceroy of Peru and father of …

Semana Santa (Holy Week) Cusco, Peru Cusco Peru, Holy Week, Latin America, Holi, Vacations, Easter, Events, Culture, Holidays

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Semana Santa (Holy Week) Cusco, Peru

People carry an image of the Lord of Miracles, Lima's patron saint, during a Holy Week procession on Good Friday in Lima, Peru on April March Equinox, A Moveable Feast, Jesus Resurrection, Lima Peru, Holy Week, Patron Saints, Good Friday, New Testament, Latin America

Easter and Passover around the world

Faithful across the globe celebrate Holy Week and Passover

Semana Santa / Holy Week, how is it celebrated in Cusco? Read about it via the link. Peru Travel, Holy Week, World Famous, Flora And Fauna, Latin America, Art And Architecture, Dolores Park, Spanish, Religion

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Semana Santa in Cusco, insider’s perspective | Peru For Less

Heidy fondly recalls the days of celebrating Semana Santa in Cusco, a holy week filled with traditions and rituals that added special significance.