The Palm Sunday

The palm leaves (palma real or manaca –Orbygnia cohune) are collected in Escuintla, Suchitepequez, and Quetzaltenango and delivered to the vendors, generally women from San Juan Sacatepequez. These industrious women make the arrangements bunches-like adding some purple estaticias (Limonium sp.), red carnations, corozo (Corozo oleifera)flowers, and some other elements like the wheat spikelets carried by the […]

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Processions

Continental Spanish Academy want to open doors and try that  a lot of people can see a little of our traditions of Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala. The most awaited events during Lent and Holy Week are the processions that weave their way on the streets of Antigua.  Each procession is made up of a […]

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