TRADITIONS - PARTIES

EASTER

Easter is, definitely, one of the most important holidays in Cabra. It was declared National Tourist Interest 1989. their brotherhoods, the magnificent historical and artistic heritage, the quality of the images procesionan, form a set of circumstances that are displayed with a stamp of seriousness and respect that fills the streets of Cabra. Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, twenty brotherhoods take to the streets with their traditional elements, holders symbols and images.

The processional courtships contain many styles in the form and elements. Long rows of caps with various habits and colors accompanied with wax, crosses and chains or lanterns to the steps of the images of Jesus and Mary. Screenplays and embroidered velvet robes of gold egabrenses Dominican convents of San Martin (now disappeared) and the Augustinian Recollect. Centuries of tradition and art that opened the parades that are made before the processions announcing the beginning of the same, especially the afternoon of Good Friday. Banners peak, with ovals images Oil. Stars that serve as lanterns, made of tin and glass with light wax, add color and sparkle to the evening of Easter Goat. Jews and Romans, drums and trumpets. The tradition of Easter egabrense is kept alive in the añafiles or 'bumblebees’ (elongated trumpets) with its unique sound approaching announce the passage of Jesus or Mary. The touch of rompevelos heard in the early hours of Friday. Bolt Goat, with singular toná and letters. The art of the best sculptors of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries left its mark on works of artistic and devotional marked interest.