Antonio Banderas home for Malaga Semana Santa

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Antonio Banderas is home again, excited and ready for Semana Santa THE two weeks of processions are set to begin for Semana Santa in Malaga this Friday (March 31). Numerous churches and brotherhoods will carry religious idols throughout the city centre for the duration of the festivities. Here is a list of the weekend’s marches: […]

Semana Santa – Not to be missed

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Holy Week, Semana Santa, in Andalucia is an event that literally transforms towns and cities across this region. Processions of elaborately decorated floats with Jesus and Mary statues, groups of pointy-hood wearing Nazarenos (penitents), and shrill brass bands, walk slowly through the streets, from their parish church to the cathedral and back. It is an […]

Semana Santa in Malaga

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ANTONIO BANDERAS AND SEMANA SANTA IN MALAGA Holy Week 2008 was particularly difficult for Banderas who sorely missed his father, José Domínguez Prieto, who had recently passed away. He recalled how only the year before his father had joined him on their traditional balcony on Málaga´s emblematic Larios Street. The actor’s dedication to Málaga’s Semana […]