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Holy Week celebrations in Nicaragua

Nicaragua, like most of Latin America, will be celebrating Semana Santa from March 26 – April 1 this year.

Feliz Semana Santa!

Holy Week, or Semana Santa in Spanish, is a time when Christian cultures (like the one in Nicaragua) commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus.

The traditions of Semana Santa feature a colorful mix of processions, celebrations, music and food.


We have gathered some interesting information about this holiday and how it is celebrated in Nicaragua and other communities in Central America (click on the photos below to learn more):

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