viernes, 29 de abril de 2011


The Semana Santa in Lima was well celebrated. Different prosessions took place most of them at night, gathering many followers in the main square of Lima.

This was the calendar of events:

- 15 April – Friday of Dolores
Processions: Jesús Nazareno, Santo Cristo del Auxilio and Nuestra Señora de la Piedad.
- 16 April – Saturday of Pasión
Processions: Santo Cristo de Burgos and Nuestra Señora de la Pasión.
- 17 April - Domingo de Ramos
Processions: Señor del Huerto, Señor de la Caña, Jesús Nazareno Cautivo and Nuestra Señora

del Mayor Dolor.
- 18 April - Monday Santo
- 19 April - Tuesday Santo
Processions: Señor de la Justicia and Nuestra Señora de las Penas.
- 20 April - Wednesday Santo
Processions of the Encuentro: Jesús Nazareno and la Virgen Dolorosa.
- 21 April - Thursday Santo
- 22 April - Friday Santo
Processión: The Señor de los Milagros de Nazarenas. Cristo del Santo Entierro, Nuestra Señora
de la Soledad and the Santo Sepulcro.
- 23 April - Saturday of Gloria
- 24 April - Sunday of Resurrección
Processión: The Señor Resucitado and Nuestra Señora de la Alegría.

Every year this event is getting bigger since there is alot of persons from provinces that live in Lima, which it part of their traditions as it is, in all Peru. 

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