Easter Week in Marbella programme 2019

Easter week (Semana Santa) in Marbella is something everyone should enjoy. The spectacle, the culture and the tradition will enthrall all who see it. The processions start joyous with Jesus’s arrival in Jerusalem and become more sombre as the week progresses.

Please find below a full programme of processions for 2019:

April 14 Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos)

Theme: Jesus arrives in Jerusalem.
Leaving from: The procession leaves the Chapel San Juan de Dios at 18.00 with 2 tronos.
Tunics: The tunics are white with overlay and 250 Nazarenos (mostly children) dressed in Pharaoh green stripes, red & white. / Second White and green cinculos.
Thrones: The first is carried by 65 men. The second carried by 54 men.
Highlights: Exit of the Chapel, meeting with the children of the College
Monsignor Rodrigo Bocanegra, where they sing to the Sacred Title

Route:
Calle San Juan de Dios, Plaza José Palomo, Calle Enrique del Castillo, Avda. Ramón y Cajal, Calle Huerta Chica, Calle Peral, Plaza Puente Ronda, Calle Remedios, Calle Virgen de los Dolores, Calle Ortiz de Molinillo, Calle Carmen, Plaza de la Iglesia, Calle Trinidad, Plaza Santo Sepulcro, Calle Salinas, Calle Arte, Calle  Dr. Maíz Viñals, Plaza Puente Málaga, Avda. Nabeúl, Calle Marques de Nájera, Plaza Practicante Manuel Cantos, Calle Tetuán, Calle Enrique del Castillo, Plaza José Palomo, Calle San Juan de Dios y a su templo.

April 15 Monday (Lunes Santo)

Theme: Pilate took Jesus and had him scourged. The soldiers braided a crown of thorns, put it on his head and threw a purple cloak over him.
Leaving from: 
The procession leaves the Chapel Ermita Santo Cristo at 20.30 with 2 Tronos
Tunics: Green with white capirotes and white cingulo. / The second white, green hoods & green cingulate
Thrones: Carried by 42 men. / Second carried by 42 men.
Route:
Capilla Santo Cristo, Plaza Santo Cristo, Calle Ancha, Puente de Ronda, Calle Remedios, Calle Virgen de los Dolores, Calle Ortiz de Molinillo, Calle Carmen, Plaza de la Iglesia, Estación de Penitencia en la Parroquia de Ntra. La Encarnación, Calle Trinidad, Calle Salinas, Calle Arte, Calle Portada, Calle Lobata, Calle Atarazana, Calle Postigo, Calle Salvador Rueda, Calle San Francisco, Calle Leganitos, Calle Aduar, Calle Peral, Puente Ronda, Calle Ancha, Plaza del Santo Cristo y a su templo.

April 16 Tuesday (Martes Santo)

Theme:  Judas came, one of the twelve, and with him many people with swords and clubs, on behalf of the chief priests and elders of the people. And he who gave him had given them a sign, saying: Whom I kiss, that is; arrest him. And immediately he approached Jesus and said: Hail, Master and he kissed him. And Jesus said to him: Friend, why do you come? Then they came and seized Jesus and arrested him.
Leave from:  Plaza de la Iglesia at 21.00 – 3 Thrones
Tunics:  Black edged in white with white buttons, hood & white cingulo. / The third Black tunics.
Thrones:  Carried by 60 men. / Second carried by 70 women / Third carried by 70 men
Highlights:  Inbetween the thrones will be a distribution of Traditional Cakes from Santa Marta.
Route:
Plaza de la Iglesia, Calle Carmen, Plaza General Chinchilla, Calle Ortiz de Molinillo, Calle Virgen de los Dolores, Calle Remedios, Plaza Puente Ronda, Calle Peral, Calle Huerta Chica, Avda. Ramon y Cajal, Calle Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente, Avda. Nabeul, Plaza Puente Malaga, Calle Ntro. Padre Jesus Nazareno, Calle Arte, Calle Salinas, Plaza Santo Sepulcro, Calle Trinidad, Plaza de la Iglesia.

April 17 Wednesday (Miércoles Santo)

Theme:  They took Jesus, and carrying himself with the cross, he went out to the place called “de la Calavera” (which in Hebrew is called Golgotha).
Leaving from: Plaza de la Iglesia at 20.30 with 2 Tronos
Tunics: Purple. / Second Blue tunics with white cingulate.
Thrones: Carried by 120 men

Route:
Parroquia Ntra. Sra. de la Encarnación, Calle Trinidad, Calle Salinas, Calle Arte, Pza.Puente Málaga, Avda. Nabeul, Calle Marqués de Nájera, Pza. Practicante Manuel Cantos, Calle Tetuán, Avda. Ramón y Cajal, Calle Huerta Chica, Calle Peral, Pza. Puente de Ronda, Calle Chorrón, Calle Portada, Calle Arte, Calle Salinas, Pza. del Santo Sepulcro, Calle Trinidad y a su Templo.

April 18 Thursday (Jueves Santo) – 2 Processions First :

Leaving from:  Ermita del Calvario at 18.00
Tunics: Black and Capirote Bordeaux / Black and tourquose Capirote
Thrones: Carried by 90 Men / Second carried by 75 men
Band: 

Route:
Plaza de la Ermita, Calle Huerta Belón, Avda. del Calvario, Calle Jacinto Benavente, Calle Castillejos, Calle Peral, Plaza Puente Ronda, Calle Chorrón, Calle Portada, Calle Arte, Calle Ntro. Padre Jesús Nazareno, Puente Málaga, Avda. Nabeul, Calle Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Avda. Ramón y Cajal, Calle Huerta Chica, Calle Castillejos, Calle Jacinto Benavente, Avda. del Calvario, Calle Huerta Belón, Plaza de la Ermita y a su templo. 

April 18 Thursday (Jueves Santo)

Leaving from: The second procession leaves the Chapel Ermita de Santiago – Plaza de los Naranjos at 20.00 with 3 Tronos
Tunics: Red velvet with gold / Second green velvet with gold. / Third white with gold & Red
Thrones: Carried by 75 men. / Second carried by 60 / Third carried by 80 men
Highlights: 
The release of a prisoner takes place in Plaza de los Naranjos as the procession begins.
Route:
Plaza de Los Naranjos (liberación del preso), Calle Estación, Plaza de la Victoria, Calle Huerta Chica, Calle Peral, Puente de Ronda, Calle Chorrón, Calle Portada, Calle Arte, Puente Málaga; Avda. Nabeul, Calle Felix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Avda. Ramón y Cajal, Calle Huerta Chica, Plaza de la Victoria, Calle Estación, Plaza de los Naranjos.

April 19 Friday (Viernes Santo)

Theme: They take the body of Jesus and lay it to rest. There was a garden in the place where they crucified him and a new tomb where no one had yet been buried.
Leaving from:  Santo Sepulcro (Casa Hermandad) at 21.00
Tunics: Black tunics
Thrones: Carried by 65 Men
Band:  

Route:
Exit Santo Sepulcro Square, Trinidad Street, Plaza de la Iglesia, Carmen Street, Ortiz de Molinillo Street, Virgen de los Dolores Street, Remedios Street, Ronda Bridge, Calle Ancha Street, Santo Cristo Square, Calle San Francisco, Salvador Rueda Street, Juan Alameda Avenue, Calle Ntro. Padre Jesús Nazareno, Pza. Puente Málaga, Avenida Nabeul, Calle Marqués de Nájera, Pza. Practitioner Manuel Cantos, Calle Tetuán, Avenida Ramón y Cajal, Calle Huerta Chica, Plaza de la Victoria, Calle Estación, Plaza de los Naranjos, Plaza General Chinchilla, Carmen Street, Plaza de la Iglesia, (Penitential Station inside the Church), Calle Trinidad, Plaza del Santo Sepulcro 

From 13.00 to 15.00, the Reclining Holy Christ will be guarded by members of the Fourth Legion of the Legion in the Church of the Incarnation. Likewise, at 19.30, the members of the Governing Board and the picket and the Legion War Band will request the deadline for the use of the City Banner at the gates of the City Hall being received by the Municipal Corporation. At 20.00, the solemn transfer of the Santo Cristo Yacente will be carried out on the shoulders of the Legion squad from the Church of the Incarnation to the Plaza del Santo Sepulcro where it will be enthroned for its Penitential Station. We emphasize as point of special interest the ascent of Calle Ancha and the passage by Avenida de Juan Alameda seen from the stairs of Calle Arte.

April 19 Friday (Viernes Santo)

Theme: Solemn and Silent
Leave From: Plaza de la Iglesia at 21.30
Tunics: Black velvet
Thrones: Carried by 50 men.
Silent procession

Route:
Plaza de la Iglesia, Calle Carmen, Calle Ortiz de Molinillo, Calle Virgen de los Dolores, Calle Remedios, Plaza Puente Ronda, Calle Ancha, Calle San Francisco, Calle Salvador Rueda, Calle Postigo, Calle Portada, Calle Arte, Calle Ntro. Padre Jesús Nazareno, Plaza Puente de Málaga, Avenida Nabeul, Calle Marqués de Nájera, Practitioner Plaza Manuel Cantos, Calle Tetuán, Calle Enrique del Castillo, Avenida Ramón y Cajal, Calle Huerta Chica, Plaza de la Victoria, Calle Station, Plaza de los Naranjos, Plaza General Chinchilla, Carmen Street, Church Square.

April 21 Easter Sunday (Domingo de Resurrección)

Theme: The resurrection of Jesus.
Leaving from: Plaza de la Iglesia at 11.45 2 Tronos
Tunics:
Thrones: Carried by 50 men. / Second carried by 60 men.
11.00  Mass of the Association of Brotherhoods and Brotherhoods in the Ntra. Sra. De la Encarnación Parish, followed by a procession.

Route:
Parish of Our Lady of the Incarnation, Plaza de la Iglesia, Calle Trinidad, Calle Salinas, Calle Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazreno, Puente de Malaga, Avda. Nabeul, Calle Felix Redriguez de la Fuente, Avda. Ramon y Cajal, Calle Huerta Chica, Plaza de la Victoria, Calle Estacion, Plaza de los Naranjos, Plaza General Chinchilla, Calle Carmen, Plaza de la Iglesia.

 

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