Semana Santa is started yesterday in Panama with Palm Sunday being April 13, 2014. Celebrations in Panama will continue throughout the week, ending on Sábado Santo, April 19, 2014. Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is a religious holiday in origin. It begins on the date that Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey, and was received with palms laid down upon the pathway. The end of Semana Santa marks the start of the Easter celebrations.
Semana Santa Panama
Panama is a predominantly Catholic country, and there is not the same separation of church and State as there is in the United States. Therefore, the whole religious holiday concept is a lot more widespread than many foreigners are used to. There isn’t Read more