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Good Friday Procession in Rome 2019
Where: Roma, Italy
When:  Friday, April 19, 2019 - Friday, April 19, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Good Friday processions in Malta 2019
Where: Valletta, Malta
When:  Friday, April 19, 2019 - Friday, April 19, 2019
 
Once a year, on "Good Friday", Malta holds impressive sad processions like many other Christian countries. The most impressive one is the procession which takes place in Valletta, the capital of Malta.   In this day, all restaurants, coffee houses and entertainment places are closed.   The “Good Friday” parades in Malta’s towns and villages are serious and gloomy, they express Jesus walk to his crucifixion. Glorious statues of Jesus are carried in the processions.   Among the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Easter Week processions in Merida 2019
Where: Merida, Spain
When:  Sunday, April 21, 2019 - Sunday, April 21, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Easter Sunday in Malta 2019
Where: Valletta, Malta
When:  Sunday, April 21, 2019 - Sunday, April 21, 2019
 
Easter Sunday marks Christ risen from Dead. It is an important Christian holiday in Malta. Religious processions were statues of Jesus who rised from the dead are carried. In addition to the adults who march with religious motives, Malta’s children carry Figolla, the traditional Easter pastry.   Figolla supposed to get the statue blessing and forward it to the children. The holiday joy in Malta combines the religious Easter with the folklore joy about the end of the winter and the start of spring.   Malta - Online...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Explosion of the Cart 2019 - Scoppio del Carro 2019
Where: Florence, Italy
When:  Sunday, April 21, 2019 - Sunday, April 21, 2019
 
The Explosion of the Cart parade (in Italian Scoppio del Carro) is held, in Florence, every year on the Easter Sunday. This is a traditional folklore event in which the city residents set on fire pyrotechnic staff. Fireworks and detonators are carried in an ancient wagon of more than 500 years.   The wagon that is 10 meters high is dragged by a white bull decorated with flowers. The wagon moves through the city streets in a course that starts in Porta al Prato and ends in Piazza del Duomo.   The wagon is accompanied by a...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy 2019
Where: Alcoi, Spain
When:  Monday, April 22, 2019 - Wednesday, April 24, 2019
 
The Moors and Christians Festival (Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos en Alcoi) perpetuates the victory of the Christianity upon the Moslems in Spain on the 13th century. The struggles between the different cultures turned into a war when the Moors arrive at the Iberian Peninsula. The Moors were members of the nomad tribes from North Africa. Their origin is Arabic and Barbarian tribes mainly from Mauritania who were converted to Islam on the 8th century. The tribes wandered at the north areas of Africa and on the 13th century arrived as...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Sagra di San Efisio (Feast of St. Efisio) 2019
Where: Cagliari, Italy
When:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - Saturday, May 4, 2019
 
Every year, on May 1st , the island's residents and lot of tourist celebrate the holiday of San Efisio the patron of Cagliari the capital of Sardinia. Efisio was sent to Sardinia by Diocletian the Caesar of Rome in the third century.   According to the local tradition, when he was at sea on his way to the island, he saw a giant Crosse in the sky and a God voice ordered him to be his servant.   For him it was a confirmation to the existence of God, so when he reached the island he converted his religion to Christianity...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Wake Up the Earth Festival 2019
Where: Boston, United States
When:  Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Saturday, May 4, 2019
 
The Wake Up the Earth Festival began in 1979 when a group of local neighbors and activist banded together to stop the Interstate 95 expansion into Jamaica Plain. The festival began as, and still is, a celebration of what can be accomplished when people of all traditions, cultures, ages, and beliefs come together. A great many individuals, local artists, community groups, and schools join forces every year to make a unique community collaboration. Recent festivals have included an enchanted puppet forest, side shows, live bands,...(read more)
 
 
 
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