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The Miners Christ will descend from the mine Easter Vicenta Groups (08/03/2011)

The Holy Christ of the Miners 'Union held this Easter a penitential ordeal will leave from Mina' Groups Vicenta and tour the famous Route 33 to reach the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, a procession unprecedented in the history of municipality and which will form an emotional tribute to the deceased miners in the Sierra.

This was announced today the mayor of La Union, Francisco Bernabé, and Illustrious Brother of the Brotherhood of the Holy Christ of Los Mineros, Sunday Alajarín during the presentation of the Programme of Acts of the 'Semana Santa Minera' of La Union an event declared of Regional Tourist Interest in having an idiosyncrasy that converge in the mining and flamenco.

As explained Barnabas, "will be the first time in the history of the Union in which the Christ of the miners down from the mountains to be with his people during Holy Week, which is going to become quite an event extraordinary. "

In addition, the mayor said unionense feel "a great satisfaction to see the sensational reception given to the proposal that I made to the Brotherhood, as the illusion and expectation has been raised on the act are reaching a very high levels."

During the presentation made particular reference to Besapié Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno which took place last Friday, March 4, as in this act is named 'Nazareno de Honor' to the presidents of the seven groupings that make up the Illustrious Brotherhood the Holy Christ of Miners, who were present today in the municipality of La Union.

It also noted that on 9 March, Ash Wednesday, is held the traditional 'Call' at Easter, where Big Brother asked the mayor for permission to go out processions, an act that will place outside the door of the Consistory after 20.00 hours and where municipal authorities will be present and semanasanteras.

For his part, Saturday, March 12, at 2100 hours, the Illustrious Confraternity of Christ the Miners held a dinner at the Villa Mayor of La Union where he will perform the official poster for the Holy Week by the unionense Isidoro Parrado, and handed the awards to the Brethren Insignes of each Group, as well as the award 'Cofrade of the Year.

But of course the big news this week will Minera Santa penitential ordeal that the Christ of the Miners made from the Mina 'Groups Vicenta' on 16 April from 19.30, a procession consisting of 14 relays and will carry members of the various groups, as well as other local organizations and associations.

Throughout the tour, coinciding with the sunset, this formal step will proceed to light their candles and carbide miners to cross Route 33 and enter the Union train station, which will point from the Old Market and Public cross the Plaza and Calle Joaquín Costa Numancia to your destination, the Temple of Our Lady of the Rosary.

For the Big Brother of the Brotherhood of Christ of Miners, Sunday Alajarín, "Easter Union may not be comparable in number of steps with the other cities, but the ordeal is unique, a tribute to miners Dead in the Sierra, so this will be the Easter that more will thrill all unionenses, we hope to cooperate with their presence. "

Similarly, the Rosary Church will host the April 2 reading of the proclamation of Easter, which is payable by the artist Paco unionense Conesa, while 21 and 22 April at 21.00 and 20.00, respectively will take place on Holy Thursday celebrations, Regional Tourist Interest, and the Holy Burial on Good Friday, which this year include a slight variation in its path.

Almost unique and roots because of its close relationship with local mining tradition in Easter Union can watch the parade with useful portapasos miners.

Moreover, the singing, so bound to the Union with the International Festival of Cante de las Minas, also felt in the Holy Thursday procession, through the National Competition Bolts.

Source: Ayuntamiento de La Unión

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