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Wangin Culture Festival 2017
Where: Yeongam, South Korea
When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017 - Sunday, April 9, 2017
 
Wangin Culture Festival is held, yearly, in April in honor of the distinguished Dr Wangin who concentrate on tightening the political and culture connections between Korea and Japan. One of the events of the festival is a great parade where more than two thousands marchers wear cloths that imitate the cloths that Dr. Wangin and his people wore in Japan. The fiesta is held in the cherry blossoming season, which adds unique beauty to the festive atmosphere.
 
 
 
 
Our Lady of Sorrows Festival in Malta 2017
Where: Valletta, Malta
When:  Friday, April 7, 2017 - Friday, April 7, 2017
 
Our Lady of Sorrows Festival in Malta is an important Catholic holiday. According to tradition, the festival is celebrated, each year, on Friday before “Good Friday”. Religious processions take place in all the towns and villages over the island.   In some of the processions, ascetics march and drag heavy iron chains locked to their bare feet as a symbol to their sins’ atonement.   The ceremonies and parades are held all over the island. The most impressive events are held in Our Lady of Sorrows church in...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Holly Week in Spain - Semana Santa 2017
Where: Madrid, Spain
When:  Sunday, April 9, 2017 - Saturday, April 15, 2017
 
The celebrations of the Holly Week (the week before Easter) which are held in the Catholic states get unique beauty all over Spain. Impressive religious processions move along the cities’ streets.   In the center of the procession, priests carry, out of the church, a palanquin with the statue of Virgin Mary. The statue is lightened with tens big candles that surrounded the festive palanquin.   In addition, mobile stages carry giant figures from the New Testament. The atmosphere during the Holly week days is solemnly...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Easter Week processions in Merida 2017
Where: Merida, Spain
When:  Sunday, April 9, 2017 - Sunday, April 16, 2017
 
Merida is located in west Spain. The Easter Week processions in Merida are known by their beauty and its unique atmosphere. The processions pass in front of ancient Roman monuments that are scattered over the city. The most significant parade is la borriquita (a tiny donkey) and it symbols the start of Easter fiestas over the city. The procession take place on Sunday before Easter which is known as Palm Sunday, the day that Jesus Christus enter Jerusalem. The second procession is the Vía Crucis/Via Dolorosa which moves in a...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Dance of the Devils in Prizzi Sicily 2017
Where: Prizzi, Italy
When:  Sunday, April 9, 2017 - Sunday, April 16, 2017
 
The little town Prizzi is located 85 km south to Palermo in Sicily near Italy. The town holds, once a year, dance of the devil ceremonies. The event preserves ancient paganic traditions from the Middle Age – the constant struggle between good and bad. The events and ceremonies are held through the "Holly Week", the week before Easter.   The main events are dance ceremonies were the town residents wear devils masks and dance in tempo that symbol evil. On Palm Sunday, in the afternoon, a rider on a horse arrives to the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Songkran - Thailands New Year 2017
Where: Bangkok, Thailand
When:  Thursday, April 13, 2017 - Saturday, April 15, 2017
 
Every year in start April, Thailand and its neighbor countries Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia celebrates the start of the solar year which is called Songkran in Thai. The celebration takes place all over the country and the most beautiful is in the north part of Thailand in the city of Chiang Mai. From the religious aspect the holiday is celebrated in the temples and from the national aspect in the cities streets. The holiday evening is dedicated to house cleaning and throwing old unnecessary staff; according to the religion such objects can...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Via Crucis (Helsinki) 2017
Where: Helsinki, Finland
When:  Friday, April 14, 2017 - Saturday, April 15, 2017
 
Via Crucis (The Way of the Cross) is held in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, every year on Easter. This theatrical parade is a symbol of Jesus agony on his way to the crucifixion. The parade is a sort of street theater, with the participation of more than hundred professional and amateur actors playing the agony march. The event starts in Kaisaniemi Park, moving to the House of the Estates and then to the Senate Square. The play starts 9pm.
 
 
 
 
Good Friday Procession in Rome 2017
Where: Roma, Italy
When:  Friday, April 14, 2017 - Friday, April 14, 2017
 
Once a year, Rome holds a unique impressive parade, with the participation of the POP.   The parade which takes place on Good Friday (the Friday before Easter), attracts thousands of people from all over the world.   The traditional procession is accompanied by thousands of believers who light its way with torches.   The parade stops 14 times on its way, to present the crucified march of Jesus from his death sentence to his burial.   The POP, carrying a wooden cross, holds a ceremony of short pray in every...(read more)
 
 
 
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