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The Virgin Mary with St John Evangelist apostle.­ After the death of Jesus, St John took Mary in his home.­

Traditional processions during the Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Sevilla, Spain

Sevilla, Spain

Traditional processions during the Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Sevilla, Spain.­

For more information on this event, check the description of my Semana Santa photo album that includes all the photos i took during the holy week in Sevilla (Spain).­

For more information about this Hermandad, check out www.­arrakis.­es/­~nautylus/­pasion.­htm

Official website of this Hermandad: www.­archicofradiasacramentaldepasion.­com/­

Photos of the traditional celebrations and processions during the Semana Santa in Sevilla, Spain

2009 : 5 - 12 de Abril
2010 : 28 de Marzo - 4 de Abril
2011 : 17 - 24 de Abril

View a smaller selection of my best Semana Santa photos.

For more information on this event, check Wikipedia's excellent articles:

- Holy Week in Seville (on Wikipedia)

- Semana Santa en Sevilla (on Wikipedia) (the best info but in spanish)

American people notice that the costumes of the Nazarenos are similar to those of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK).

See the article Ku Klux Klan regalia and insignia (Wikipedia) that explains the origin of the KKK costumes.­