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The Jumilla Easter celebrations are among the oldest in Murcia Jumilla has been observing the religious acts of Semana Santa for more than 600 years and is one of the most important celebrations within the Region of Murcia in terms of its history and traditions. It also has one of the most important religious sculptures outside the regional capital in the Cristo Amarrado a la Columna by Murcia’s most famous Baroque sculptor, Francisco Salzillo..
Semana Santa in the Region of Murcia, Basic information While each town, village and city within Murcia has its own traditions, and its unique way of celebrating Semana Santa, the Spanish term for Easter week, the essence of this week is a remembrance of the last week in the life of Jesus Christ, his crucifixion and resurrection. The main body of activities begin on Viernes Dolores, followed by Palm Sunday, then there are processions throughout..