plaza de san francisco - sevilla


Chairs are set-up for paying spectators on the Plaza de San Francisco in Sevilla (Spain).­

Most processions during the Semana Santa (Holy Week) pass through this plaza.­

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Sevilla, Spain

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.­