Antigua, Guatemala Celebrates Semana Santa

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31 Mar 2013 13:00

Antigua, Guatemala is known for its vibrant religious festival during Semana Santa (Holy Week), one of the most popular religious celebrations in Latin America. Semana Santa consists of costumed processions, reenactments of the crucifixion, and other events.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
31 Mar 2013

A procession leaves San Pedro Church on the last day of Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
30 Mar 2013

Alfombura (Carpet made with flower and sawdust) during Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
31 Mar 2013

Procession participants in costume celebrate the last day of Semana Santa.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
30 Mar 2013

Guatemalan women carry an Anda during Semana Santa (Holy Week) procession in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Procession participants in a cloud of vanishing smoke during procession during Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
30 Mar 2013

Guatemalan women carry an Anda during Semana Santa (Holy Week) procession in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Children in costume march with the procession during Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

People gather in Central Park to watch procession during Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua, Guatemala. Processions are carried out throughout the day.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Anda returns to the church after hours of procession. During Semana Santa, a number of processions are carried out throughout the day.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
30 Mar 2013

Women in veils prepare for the procession during Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Guatemalan men carry an Anda during Semana Santa (Holy Week) procession in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Procession participants in costume marches with the procession during Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
31 Mar 2013

Father of San Pedro Church looks on as Anda leaves the church for procession during Semana Santa in Antigua Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Procession during Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala. Volcan Aqua is seen behind.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Rosa Perez, 15, face painted with "Love Jesus" during Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Guatemalan men carry an Anda during Semana Santa (Holy Week) procession in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Guatemala Celebrates Semana ...
Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Procession walks on Alfombura (Carpet made with flower and sawdust) during Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Guatemala Celebrates Semana ...
Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
31 Mar 2013

Guatemalan women carry an Anda during Semana Santa (Holy Week) procession in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Antigua, Guatemala Celebrates Semana ...
Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
29 Mar 2013

Guatemalan men carry an Anda during Semana Santa (Holy Week) procession in Antigua, Guatemala.

Antigua, Guatemala is known for its vibrant religious festival during Semana Santa (Holy Week) popular among religious celebrations in Latin America. Semana Santa consists of costumed processions, reenactments of crucifixion and other events.

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Antigua, Guatemala Celebrates Semana ...
Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
30 Mar 2013

Procession participants in a cloud of vanishing smoke.

Antigua, Guatemala is known for its vibrant religious festival during Semana Santa (Holy Week) religious celebrations among Latin America. Semana Santa consists of costumed processions, reenactments of crucifixion and other events.

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Antigua, Guatemala Celebrates Semana ...
Antigua, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
30 Mar 2013

Women in veils prepare for the procession during Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Antigua, Guatemala. Antigua, Guatemala is known for its vibrant religious festival during Semana Santa (Holy Week) popular among religious celebrations in Latin America. Semana Santa consists of costumed processions, reenactments of crucifixion and other events.