Holy week in murcia monica

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Holy week in murcia monica

  1. 1. REGIÓN DE MURCIA
  2. 2. Index <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Holy week </li></ul><ul><li>Spring festivities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bando de la huerta </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entierro de la sardina </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Murcia is in the southeast of the Iberian peninsula. </li></ul><ul><li>It is situated 388kms from Madrid , 75 kms from Alicante and 220kms from Almería. </li></ul><ul><li>The city stands on the banks of the River Segura. </li></ul><ul><li>The climate is dry and temperate with a yearly average of 17’5 degrees. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1. HOLY WEEK <ul><li>It takes place on Easter and it is a religious festival to remember the resurrection of Jesus. </li></ul><ul><li>It begins on the Friday before Holy Week and ends on Ester Sunday. </li></ul><ul><li>Brotherhoods with their bearers process through the city carrying wood-carvings on their shoulders. </li></ul><ul><li>It is traditional that members of brotherhoods hand out sweets, young in their pods and buns with broad beans with a hard boiled egg nestling in them. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Costume of each brotherhood has a different colour </li></ul><ul><li>It depends on the day that they process </li></ul><ul><li>For example: if they process on Good Friday their costume will be purple but if they process on Holy Wednesday it will be red. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>2. Spring Festivities </li></ul><ul><li>2.1 Bando de la Huerta </li></ul><ul><li>Two days later of Easter Sunday, Bando de la huerta starts. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a parade in which is reminded the traditions of people who lived in rural areas of murcia in days gone by. </li></ul><ul><li>It represents the fraternity between city and town dwellers. </li></ul><ul><li>People dress up in the regional costume (see pictures). </li></ul>
  7. 8. Typical regional costume for women Typical regional costume for men
  8. 9. <ul><li>This day people enjoy typical dishes and desserts of Murcia in “barracas”(mock country cottages). </li></ul><ul><li>Barracas are set up temporaly in the squares and garden of the city. </li></ul><ul><li>In the parade, you can observe examples of local craftsmanship and customs. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Some local dishes and desserts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Michirones (stewed dried beans) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Migas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arroz con conejo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zarangollo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pisto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leche frita </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Naranjas con canela </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paparajotes </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. 2.2 Entierro de la sardina <ul><li>The spring festivities round off with it. </li></ul><ul><li>Entierro de la sardina is a big parade with many floats through the city streets </li></ul><ul><li>Floats are decorated with motifs from mythology. </li></ul><ul><li>In this festival, carnival groups, papier maché giants, big-heads, chinese dragons, strollin players, torch-bearers, stilt-walkers, jugglers and mountebanks parade. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Visitors eager to catch one of the novelties and toys which are thrown from the tops of the floats. </li></ul><ul><li>There is also a firewok display . </li></ul><ul><li>This night ends up at the Puente Viejo (bridge) where the Sardine goes up in smoke. </li></ul>

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