In LORCA (the area we plan to move to)
Holy Week in Lorca is one of the most important demonstrations of celebration of Holy Week in Spain. Regardless of the existence of religious processions in the traditional way, are the Bible Parades Passionate dotting the Easter lorquina of a unique and different, with representations of the Old Testament or the Christian symbolism or with the participation of horses and chariots and floats of enormous dimensions.The embroidered silk are also a prominent feature of Lorca processions, marked by an extraordinary rivalry between two of its fraternities or steps, the Blue and White. the most important step is the Royal and Illustrious Confraternity of Our Lady of the Rosary (White Pass)is traditionally considered going back to the fifteenth century, although the oldest documents referring to the same date of 1599;and its owner is the virgin of bitterness known as the beautiful;which is carried on Good Friday in a golden throne carried by over 130 people,the White Pass has over 1.500 embroideries in silk and gold. the other step is Brotherhood of Farmers Lorca( blue pass)Holder is Our Lady of Sorrows,and also embroidered in silk and gold.
Article taken from Wikipedia