spectators on balcony - semana santa en sevilla

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

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Sevilla, Spain

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

This is a short selection of my best photos of the Semana Santa en Sevilla. If you like them, check my complete series which has many more photos!

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

- Holy Week in Seville

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

Americans 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.­