the day of Holy Thursday has been settled in Marbella with the celebration of 3 processions that have run through the various streets of the city center and the old town, and in which more than a thousand people participated between brothers and sisters, penitents and promises.
The first in procession has been the Very Illustrious, Venerable and Fervent Brotherhood and Brotherhood of worship and procession of the Holy Christ of Exaltation, Holy Mary of Calvary and Saint John the Evangelist, that has left the Holy Temple at 6:00 p.m. to the rhythm of the drums of the Second section of the group of Regulares 54 of Ceuta and that has had the participation of around “half a thousand people”, according to the brother older, Jesus Madueño.
Minutes later it happened the departure of the Holy Christ of Exaltationa throne that has been carried by 90 bearers, has had about 50 Nazarenes and a dozen mantillas and has been accompanied by the Musical group Virgen del Consuelo del Vendrell. At the height of the Church of Calvario, a saeta has been sung to the Sacred Head and a floral offering has been made.
The Departure of Mary Most Holy from Calvary took place after 6:30 p.m., a throne that as a novelty this year has incorporated the invocation of San Juan, according to Madueño, being carried to the shoulders of 100 throne men and women With a hundred Nazarenes and 12 mantillas, with the accompaniment of the Musical Association Band La Candelaria de Pulianas.
The most outstanding moments of the courtship have been, in addition to the departure and collection, its passage in the curve that joins Castillejo street with Peral o Chorrón with Plaza Puente Ronda due to the narrowness of the roads. The route shines its maximum splendor when the Sacred Headlines run along the Castle Wall or as it passes through the Official Tribune on Nabeul Street, as well as the spectacle on Ricardo Soriano Avenue at the height of the Alameda Park.
Other highlights have been the Saeta that has been sung on Jacinto Benavente Avenue to María Santísima del Calvario at the door of the La Polaca bar, the poem that has been sung to the Virgin on the balcony of the Gaspar confectionery in Puente Málaga or the Petaled to the Holy Titular in Huerta Chica street, the elder brother has stood out.
The second procession that has taken place today in Marbella has been that of the Christ of Love, organized by the Real, Antigua y Excelentísima Brotherhood and Brotherhood of Nazarenes of the Holy Christ of Love, Holy Mary of Charity and Saint John the Evangelistwhich left at 8:00 p.m. from the Hermitage of Santiago, located in the Plaza de los Naranjos, in which “about 500 people” participated, according to the older brother, Manuel Gómez.
During the tour, the attending public has been able to enjoy three thrones headed by the Holy Christ of Lovewhich has been moved by 75 carriers and has had a procession of 130 Nazarenes and the accompaniment of the Squad and bands of the Brotherhood of ancient legionary knights of Torremolinoswho sang ‘The boyfriend of death’ after the petalade that took place on Estación street.
has followed the departure of Saint John the Evangelist, that has been carried by 60 men and women of the throne and has had a procession of 70 Nazarenes and 10 mantillas to the rhythm of the drums and bugles of the Marbella Musical Group. The processional step has arranged in third place the departure of the Most Holy Mary of Charity with a throne that has been carried by 80 people and has had a procession of 100 Nazarenes, 30 mantillas and the music of the Cultural Association La Lira of Iznájar.
Lastly, the Brotherhood of the Holy Christ of Veracruz, Holy Christ Tied to the Column and María Santísima Virgen Blanca procession for the first time to the Santísimo Cristo de la Veracruz in an early morning that has left the Hermitage of the upper neighborhood of Marbella at 11:00 p.m., with a throne that has had 42 carriers, a hundred Nazarenes and that has passed without music. One of the most outstanding moments of the processional step has been the Penitence Station that has been carried out in the Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation to ask for permission. More than a hundred people have participated in the passage, according to the older brother, Alberto Mendoza.