Introduction Gastronomy “Costaleros” Natharens Holy week in Seville Dolores brotherhood (Lebrija) Summary Questions Video
The Passion of Christ, or Easter Week is known in Spain as “Semana Santa” It commemorates the passion and death of Jesus Christ and it is a celebration with centuries of history and tradition. It is settled according to the “moon cycle” which means, that it does not take place on a concrete and regular date alike Chritsmas. So , the date when Holy Week takes places on the first day with full moon between march and april. The festivities begin with the Domingo de Ramos (Palm Sunday) and end with Lunes de Pascua (Easter Monday).
There are several enjoyable things in Easter. In addition to religious celebrations and familiar meetings, it is the gastronomy. You cannot eat meat but there are some special sweets. The most famous are Torrijas. Other sweets are called Rosquetes.
“Costalero” is a person who carries “the paso”. There are different types of “costalero”: “patero”, “fijador”, “costeros” and “corrientes”. They use a specific clothes.
They are four. The pateros are in the paso´s corners. They are very important because it is a post which involves a great deal of responsability.
They go obviously under the “paso” But they go on the sides of the “paso”.
The “fijador” have a special task. He suports the “patero” on its labour The “corriente” have not got any special task.
T-shirt , trousers and shoes. Costal. Morcilla. Faja.
Penitents are the members of the brotherhood who accompany it. Clothes : Mask Gloves Cape Belt Robe Sandal s
Holy Week in Seville is very famous around the world. There are 61 brotherhoods. Three brotherhoods: Macarena´s brotherhood. Rendeción-Rocío´s brotherhood San Gonzalo´s brotherhood
The brotherhood is in the church called “Santa María de la Esperanza Macarena”. It is located in San Gil neighbourhood. It was found in 1595. It has got 12.000 members. The brotherhood go out on Friday daybreak. They go out from 00:00 to 13:00. The number of penitents are 2.800.
The brotherhood is in the church called San Gonzalo. It is located in Triana neighbourhood. It was found in 1942. It has got 5.000 members. The brotherhood go out on Monday. They go out from 15:00 pm to 3:30 am. There are 2500 penitents.
The brotherhood is in the church calles San Francisco It was found in 1587. We go out on Friday daybreak from 3:00 am to 9:00 am The brotherhood has got 1.996 members. It has got 707 penitents and four pasos.
Pasos Santa Mujer Verónica San Juan Evangelista Jesús Nazareno Virgen de los Dolores
Holy Week commemorates pasion christ and his death. There are some sweets like “rosquetes” and “torrijas”. There are different types of “costaleros”. The penitents are the people who accompany “the paso”. Holy Week in Seville is the most famous around the world. My favourite brotherhoods are “San Gonzalo”, “La Macarena” and “Redención”. My brotherhood is called “Los Dolores”.
Have Holy Week always the same date?a) Nob) Yes What are the most famous sweets in Holy Week?a) Rosquetes and chocolateb) Rosquetes and cakesc) Rosquetes and torrijas How many types of costaleros are there?a) 2b) 3c) 4
How many brotherhoods are in Seville?a) 35b) 61c) 56 Which brotherhood have more penitents?a) Rendenciónb) San Gonzaloc) La Macarena