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The End of the 2017 Holy Week

Domingo de resurrección or Easter Sunday marks the end of the Holy Week. We wave goodbye to the processions, the carpets and …

Mirada de Cucurucho © Rudy Giron

Cucurucho’s Look

Here’s one last picture from the Semana Santa. In this case, I got really close to a cucurucho, a teenager really, to …

Holy Week Vistas: Processions

It is such impressive vista these massive floats, andas in Spanish, being carried by 80 to 100 cucuruchos through the different streets …

Holy Week Elements: Timonel

Here’s your Holy Week Spanish word for the day: Timonel The timonel is the person at the front of the processional float …

Holy Week Elements: Tren de Aseo

As I walked the streets of the Antigua Guatemala villages I noticed the neighbours sweeping aways the carpets from Palm Sunday since …

Cucuruchos and Photographers by Leonel -Nelo- Mijangos

Cucuruchos and Photographers

As shown the other day, many cucuruchos are also photographers, a trend which seems to increase as more people use mobile phone …

The Holy Week Photographers by Leonel -Nelo- Mijangos

The Holy Week Photographers

Okay, the 365-day wait is over. The world-famous Holy Week in La Antigua Guatemala is here. Get your cameras ready and join …

Holy Week Generations

Slowly, but surely the love, devotion and passion for the world famous Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala are being passed on to …