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EASTER IN ANTEQUERA: PECULIARITY AND DEVOTION

Published on 6 April, 2017 by admin

The greatest week in the religious and cultural field of the city of Antequera is approaching. The “Antequeran Easter” is coming.

If there is a place where you can live Easter with true passion the same as in important capitals of our autonomous region, this place is Antequera.

In Antequera, big peculiarities take place concerning the tradition of Easter which make it comletely unique in the entire Andalusian geography.

The “hermanacos” (men of throne) replace traditional float bearers, the great bellmen show up as an exceptional figure at the Andalusian Easter with suites embroidered in gold of incalculable value; “hermanacos”´s hairpins as a processional object which do not exist in other places; run through the “meadows”; among many other details which making Easter unique…

The importance of its images and costumes is another unique feature of Easter in Antequera. Those are composed by statues sculpted during XVI and XVIII centuries.

Also, it is exceptional the known as “Antequeran style”, within the context of the filed of the brotherhood, as a processional style only taking place in the city of Antequera and which little by little has been trying to join other places because of its beauty and extraordinary character.

On the behalf of the staff of hotel La Fuente del Sol we invite you to go to the greatest Antequeran week. Do not hesitate and book your Easter holidays with us!

More information and reservation:

Tlf.: (+34) 670 467 210

Email: info@hotelfuentedelsol.com

Web: http://www.rutadelsol.es/

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