lunes, 20 de abril de 2009

Burial of the Sardine 2009: The Morning Funeral. (Entierro De La Sardina 2009. La Mañana Del Entierro)







Although It has spent a few days, today I show you some pictures of the saturday morning of the Entierro de la Sardina. (These photos are taken in the Santo Domingo Square and you can see how people come to the streets to enjoy this day).
The festival is organised by the "Grupos Sardineros", who. stir the city into excitement with their parades in the days leading up to the event. This is particularly true of Saturday morning in the boulevard Alfonso X el Sabio, where a widely attended and informal parade takes place.
About this festival: This is a unique and original fiesta which takes place on the Saturday after Easter Sunday. Together with the Bando de la Huerta, it is the big Murcian fiesta. The Entierro is the victory of Don Carnal over Doña Lent. A pagan festival, with its origins in mythology and fire, it is a magical, unmissable night for any visitor to the city.The origin of the Entierro de la Sardina goes back to the mid 19th century, when a group of students from Madrid ... (more clicking here)
Tomorrow I will show you some pictures of the parade of the Burial of the Sardine, which took place last Saturday night.

1 comentario:

T and S dijo...

Nice images of this festival. For the crowd size I make out its very popular.