Fiestas in Javea: "Semana Santa" (Easter 2023)

Summary

Keep updated on the Fiesta celebrating Easter in Javea. This is a culturally and religiously important event, celebrated across Spain with processions that depict "The Passion of the Christ".

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Event date & time

Easter 2023

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Event date & time

Easter 2023

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  • Local fiestas
Fiestas in Javea: "Semana Santa" (Easter 2023)

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What is Santa Semana?

Santa Semana (or Holy Week) is the name for Easter Week in Spain. This is a culturally and religiously important event, celebrated across Spain with processions that depict "The Passion of the Christ".

The 2022 Programme is provided below.


Fiesta Programme (sample)

Sunday 10th April: Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos)

The start of the Holy Week takes place on Palm Sunday, with special masses across Javea, including the old town and the port. Family  processions also take place with all family members carrying white palm branches.

Sunday 17th April: Easter Sunday (El Dia de Senor)

Easter Sunday is a religious day and national holiday in Spain, with special masses held in churches across Javea. Part of the local tradition includes Javea peñas and associations all meeting up in the church square at midday, to spend time together with food & drinks. An Easter Market & Craft fair is held in the Old Town of Javea.

 

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Fiestas in Javea: "Semana Santa" (Easter 2023)