Semana Santa

Semana Santa

This series was done during Easter.2017

Eastern in Spain are very important days. In the holy week, so called „Semana Santa“, the brotherhoods walk with the altar on their shoulders companied with magnificient music to the cathedral. Lot´s of people are sitting on the streets to watch their brotherhood passing by.

Location

Sevilla – Spain

 

 

People are watching from all sides and try to get a good view. The altars on the shoulders are very heavy and up to 30 men are under one altar to carry the heavy weight. With temperatures up to 35°C during the day it´s even hotter in the long robes.

After the brotherhood passed the families find together and use this spectacel for a get togehter with drinking and eating.