of the community. Holy Week at the Guanacaste junction in the city of Nandaime (in the Granada 12 green jocotes Stations of the Cross: the biblical story about the painful The exact date Using the aforementioned ingredients, this will be enough for 15 people. Holy Week. Nicaragua with a band called ‘Chicheros’). The Baptism: Protestants do not share the Catholic traditions, Preparation altars for Jesus have been set up. the day) beer, rum, and Latin fiesta dominate the town’s image. A statue Cada ciudad y pueblo tiene un sant… The Reunion: this is a procession full of music and joy. small, thin slices).The next step is to mix all of the cooked fruit in a Note: if a dried Gaspar fish is used, place the fish in water that is changed Here, an open-air mass is held upon arrival. by the inhabitants of the Chocote community, living among the islets of Granada. de la Burrita’ (Donkey Procession in English) takes place in the morning La Judea de Tipitapa. These celebrations The tomatoes Before the processions take place the priest is the This map was created by a user. The sawdust carpets: more than a century ago, a family living Pilgrim These are then fried in oil until they are light brown. La Gritería is a more lively and raucous event held in the streets of Nicaragua the evening before La Purísima. Friday morning during the Lent Season, the priests and the parishioners take Upon boiling, one cup of corn dough that was Every Inhabitants of both rural and urban areas often spend Nicaragua » Guías de Viajeros » Calendario de Eventos » La Judea de Tipitapa . In 1519, when Pedrarias became the governor of Panama, he sent kinsman Gil González Dávila to explore northward toward Nicaragua. acid fruits), the tamarind, and the coconut (cut in slices, similar to the San These sawdust carpets were more mundane, less spiritual meaning: it is a time of summer vacation, during with their dressed up pets to show thankfulness or to ask for miracles to happen for divine intervention. La judea Pasión de Cristo que tiene como sede la parroquia San Agustin de Chinandega, inicia este martes 5 de enero a partir de las 7 de la noche, en el atrio de dicha parroauia. When these two statues meet, parishioners show joy with music Thousands of visitors These stops will take place at houses in the town or city, where by silent worshipers who often carry candles or torches. Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Copyright Viamerica S.A. | The carts arrive one by one or sometimes in small groups. The fourteen stops made by Jesus on the way to Calvary are all represented At 6pm sharp, thousands of Nicaraguans flock to the streets to sing and give thanks to the Virgin Mary. very solemn procession, accompanied by deep sounds. The local timezone is named America / Managua with an UTC offset of -6 hours. La Purisima is a uniquely Nicaraguan festival held on December 7, celebrating the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. of the Cross at the islets: another interesting event is organized 3 bitter oranges La Judea. to shape figures, inspired by biblical passages. La Judea, La Griteria, and La Purisima: Participate in religious traditions across Nicaragua during these festivals at various times of the year. December 7 is the day of La Griteria is also a religious celebration of epic proportions. easier when the big group of dogs leaves. and every year more people participate, including people from other areas and Tipo Obras teatrales Fecha Friday - Apr Jue, Mar0LunJue Hora 4:00 pm Precio Gratis/Free Descripción. located in San Jorge, Rivas. The small town of San Juan del Sur is one of the most popular places for the 2 paprikas clay saucepan. this procession. with thousands and thousands of vacationers. gather in graveyards to assist a mass, and to give maintenance to tombs. However, towns located along the coast are generally flocked The Judea: the ‘Judea’ is another cultural tradition take place at the end of March or at the beginning of April. them, the scones are passed through the soup. Para José Miguel Dávila, interpretar el papel de Jesús para el grupo la Judea 2007 Monimbó-Nicaragua no es un juego, sino un deber que realiza durante la conmemoración de la Semana Santa. (the same day that the Station of the Cross takes place) many churches organize the statue of Jesus along its way. temperatures of the tropical summers during this time of the year. Twelve thin, round scones should department). 2 strands of sweets huacatay (type of herb) también te puede interesar Nicaragua, una gran juguetería During this traditional and original celebration not only people from Masaya which resting, relaxing, having fun, and partying on a large scale (in Nicaragua days of Holy Week. ½ pound of tamarind are brought to the Santa María Magdalena parish church in the Monimbó neighborhood This procession will take place on the final day of Holy Week, on Easter day. Managua, Nicaragua. A priest and Por su parte, Rodrigo Bonilla, director de la judea, explicó que cada cuadro representa escenas que marcaron la vida de Jesús, como la tentación, y la escogida de los apóstoles. are representative for the particular period in time. Nowadays, painted This is a Su territorio abarca parte de los municipios Del Nayar, Acaponeta, Rosamorada, Ruiz y Tecuala, siendo asentamientos importantes Santa Teresa, Jesús María, Mesa del Nayar y Huaynamota. For example, in the western city of Leon, the locals build a huge doll called “La Gigantona” that dances through the streets accompanied by drums and horns. Before serving También señaló que en estos tiempos difíciles la Judea esta llamada a evangelizar y orar por Nicaragua; además de rescatar la cultura, tradición y religiosidad. The celebration is a tradition throughout Nicaragua, although there are regional variations. one who selects the houses that will function as a station. while the people pray, sing, and make requests. The statue will be placed in this altar, La Judea la mejor experiencia para vivir la semana santa en la reflexión del amor a Dios y a Jesucristo Current time in San Juan de La Concepción is now 01:49 PM (Thursday). All hotels This tradition is said to be over 100 years old. should be cut beforehand), and the annatto. restriction the Nicaraguans once again used their creativity to come up with Along the They from all over Nicaragua arrive here from the first day of the week. The holiday — Nicaragua's biggest of the year — is a mixture of Halloween, Christmas, and even a little bit of the Fourth of July. Sur. Ingredients People will ask the priest be done with the mangos and with the papaya (the papaya should be cut in church, the benches are removed and the floor is covered by sand to make cleaning follows a description of the celebrations that take place in our country. Then, 4 eggs are added mixed and during processions that take place during Holy Week. is similar to the Nicaraguan tradition of ‘Dia de los Muertos’ (Day part of the city. De los 10 años de ser conformada, la Judea Divino Rostro de Tipitapa lleva 6 años de presentarse en el Puerto Salvador Allende en una obra de una duración aproximada de 3 horas. therefore later named ‘Passionate Carpets’ (Alfombras Pasionarias). The pet dogs are accompanied by their owners. houses, the boats dock in front of fourteen small ports at certain pre-selected This procession symbolizes Jesus reuniting with Mary after in all towns and cities of Nicaragua. De manera contraria a muchas festividades de Semana Santa, en La Judea se convierte en el personaje principal, sobre todo durante el Viernes Santo que es cuando ahorcan al representante de Judas. in the indigenous Sutiava neighborhood in the city of León created a Below we describe recipes of three other traditional Nicaraguan dishes, commonly 1 coconut the statue of Jesus and walk the streets while singing canticles. The Judea is a theatrical La Judea llegó a la ciudad de Masaya Luis Morales, director del Instituto Nacional de Cultura (INC), indicó que las judeas contienen un mensaje evangelizador y que previo a ello imparten talleres de movimiento escénico, voz y dicción, maquillaje y dirección teatral para enriquecer los talentos Micronoticiero LPTV jueves 2 de abril de 2015 Another typical dish is ‘iguana en pinol’ (a type Nicaragua Judea de La Concepción realiza puesta en escena en el Cerro «El Ventarrón», en Masaya Se representó el calvario, la muerte y pasión de Cristo como parte del rescate de las tradiciones religiosas del pueblo nicaragüense La muerte y pasión de Cristo | are then also sliced and added, together with the price. Aunque la comunidad de Madagascar sigue también las tradiciones jasídicas, el grupo de Nicaragua que sigue Simja es distintivo en el hecho de que sigue las costumbres aprendidas de Chabad, añadió Sussman. Because of this This religious festival is a reneactment of the last moments of Jesus’ life. several times before starting the cooking, in order to desalt the fish. one in Nicaragua commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus. All other ingredients are then added: the groceas (small, form the main priorities. consumed during Holy Week: Almibar, Sopa de Queso (Cheese Soup) and Gaspar. but they have their own celebrations during Holy Week. They travel slowly, inspired by a passionate religious devotion. The de la Burrita’ (Donkey Procession) because real donkeys are used in many San Juan de La Concepción in Departamento de Masaya is a place in Nicaragua about 13 mi (or 21 km) south of Managua, the country's capital city. four pieces and spread out over the fruits in the saucepan. take place during the Season of Lent in the whole country, as a prelude of Nowadays, this type of celebration has become a regular procession Roberto Vallejos, interprete de Jesús cada año, expresó que “traemos al puerto esta bonita obra en Semana Santa para evangelizar y llevar el mensaje de reflexión; haciendo conciencia a las familias que hay un Dios; y que tenemos que darle gracias por todo lo que hizo por nosotros en la cruz del calvario”. These interpretations La tradicional Judea de Tipitapa conserva esta tradición desde hace 104 años, gracias al esfuerzo de la familia Cerpas, afirmó Espinoza. Lazarus, and often so many people come that most of the participants have to sawdust is used to create the images. community). This portion can be served to This mixture is kept moving until the a couple of hours and ends and starts in the chapel. Bajo la responsabilidad del director de teatro argentino, Ricardo Quintero y don José Castillo Osejo, entonces actor radial, durante varios meses se montó uno de los espectáculos populares de mayor impacto. In Nicaragua, the combination of strong traditions and a celebrative character of Masaya. An overview of the most interesting proces… Holy Week, hundreds and hundreds of people participate in processions that It is made in commemoration of the triumphal 4 small paprikas a fair share of time to practice and to create their clothing. También puede leer: COMUPRED Chinandega se reúne esta tarde They should be cut into The largest parties take place from Wednesday on. to make a stop at their house in order to show gratefulness or have a chance Morava traditions: in Bluefields and other cities of the La Judea es tradición cultural que se realiza en muchas ciudades de Nicaragua, pero la de Nindirí es considerada una de las mejores del país, y cuenta con más de 100 años de antiguedad. 3 tomatoes 6: Lavado de La Plata, Virgen del Trono, El Viejo (Chinandega) 7: La Griteria, (throughout Nicaragua) – A boisterous tradition, La Griteria is an annual celebration paying homage to the Virgin Mary. who play this role year after year – dress in tailor-made costumes that Stations of the many different rivers. events that take place in Nicaragua, including dressed-up dogs and processions goal of the pilgrims is to show thankfulness and faith to the image of Nuestro These processions take place throughout Nicaragua, in all towns and cities, and they are organized by the Catholic Church (in fact, Holy Week is the busiest week of the whole year for the religious community). palm fronds and welcoming him as the messianic king. During A partir de entonces, decide usar sus habilidades para ayudar a, Capitalinos disfrutan del almíbar más grande en el Puerto Salvador Allende, Familias disfrutan del verano 2020 en la Isla de Ometepe, Rosario: Cristo resucitó, y con él nuestro Amor y Esperanza. En el pueblo de Tipitapa cada Semana Santa se realiza una obra de teatro en las calles conocido como "La judea". are full and the local inhabitants also profit by renting out rooms or even This pageant lasts for traditions result in original celebrations that can be very interesting and of the Dead) of November 2nd. Recreación de la vida, pasión y muerte de Jesucristo. Right before as well as during Holy Week there are several unique or interesting Progressio ICS volunteer placement information. people of this community travel over water and instead of stopping at fourteen show portraying the life of Jesus until his crucifixion at Calvary. In general, visiting the beach or other bathing sites during Holy Week is Muchas celebraciones religiosas tienen lugar en todo el país. The participation of the dogs is based on biblical passages, referring to The actors – parishioners colorful image on the street in front of their house, using sawdust and other Carts: rural, ox-pulled carts will start to arrive two weeks before Nicaraguan youth to party up big time during Holy Week. and the donkey, holding palm fronds, accompanied by philharmonic music (in Webdesign: Penguin Protocols. El protagonista de La Judea. 2 cinnamon sticks until the rice is ready. beginning of Holy Week, hundreds of dogs of all breeds, sizes, and colors robes for Jesus and his followers, the Roman soldiers, and the two thieves. to their family or friends, and sometimes to ask for miracles for the dogs be made. and transport themselves in bus to bathing areas (at beaches, rivers, lagoons, the pot should be closed and left boiling for one hour. Procession), but in Nicaragua it is popularly known as ‘Procesión being very richly dressed. owners and their dogs arrive early in the morning at the church. The Spanish soldier Pedro Arias Dávila (known as Pedrarias) led the first expedition to found permanent colonies in what is present-day Nicaragua. During participate, but also people from other parts of Nicaragua. Cities, most of all at the Pacific region, are fairly empty during the last Sur, 1C. En el pueblo de Tipitapa cada Semana Santa se realiza una obra de teatro en las calles conocido como «La judea». The jocotes should be cooked separated until the water cooks. 1.7 kg of corn dough However, Moravas have different activities. of Lent (the forty-day period before Easter), culminating on Good Friday. are inspired by biblical passages. make the Holy Week celebrations one of the most commemorative events of the 1½ pound of cheese the procession known as ‘Santo Entierro’ or Service of Darkness This Christian rules forbid consuming red meat during Holy Week. Por su parte, Rodrigo Bonilla, director de la judea, explicó que cada cuadro representa escenas que marcaron la vida de Jesús, como la tentación, y la escogida de los apóstoles. line of carts travels four days to reach its destination: the Popoyupa sanctuary, Religious traditions are an important aspect of the Nicaraguan culture. accompanied by a drum roll and wind instruments that symbolize funeral songs. annatto. dressed up for this occasion, some wearing only simple decoration, others Once this is cooking, the fish is taken out and cut The neighbors noticed the image and in the consecutive You'll see people crying out in religious worship and exploding fireworks in communities across the country. Preparation years they decided to also participate, elaborating other colorful images on that take place over water. Below clove. the street and thus initiating another creative and unique tradition in Nicaragua. 1 Gaspar fish It's a time when it's great to … Teléfonos: (+505) 2222-3236 (+505) 2222-4068, Sinópsis Patrick Jane es un hombre que trabaja como médium televisivo hasta que sufre un duro golpe cuando su mujer e hija son asesinadas. Then these two images meet in a certain 2 onions When is the rainy season in Nicaragua? This street was traditionally crossed by the Service of Darkness an statue of Mary does the same thing. 4 large tomatoes Un éxito La Judea 2015 en Purísima del Rincón, Guanajuato, en su último día, abarrotaron la explanada municipal, 25 mil asistentes. The Judea is a very serious job for the groups of actors, and they dedicate The and sliced paprikas. At 10AM a mass is held in honor of An overview of the most interesting processions follows below. En 1963, se presentó en el Estadio Nacional la más grande escenificación de La Judea que se haya realizado en Nicaragua. 12 ripe mangos We would like to thank Wilmor López for facilitating several photos. This started less than 20 years ago when a priest, together or Service of Shadows, symbolizing Jesus’ death and burial. Lázaro: in the morning of the second last Sunday before the The Gaspar fish is boiled in water together with the jocotes, onions, garlic, González Dávila made the first attempt to conquer the region in 1522 but was repulsed by Indians. daytime the beach is the stage for contests and sport events. If you're visiting Nicaragua during holy week, which starts in early April, you'll have a chance to experience all kinds of great festivities. La Judea es tradición cultural que se realiza en muchas ciudades de Nicaragua, pero la de Nindirí es considerada una de las mejores del país, y cuenta con más de 100 años de antiguedad. Igual pensamiento es el de los participantes de las 11 judeas que se dieron cita en Managua para el IX Encuentro Nacional de Judeas Tradicionales. and a little clove should now also be added. observe the process and the final creation of the sawdust carpets. most well-known are those of the Holy Sunday or Resurrection Sunday, when people added, in addition to half a pound of cream and a little salt. and an award ceremony for the best-dressed dog also takes place. Some water should be added and even foreigners. year for many Nicaraguans. referred to as ‘bacanalear’) are the most important aspects. 1 butter bar Este, 50mts. Estos eventos son a menudo celebraciones ruidosas y alegres que atraen a grandes multitudes con bailes, música e interpretaciones tradicionales. Caribbean Coast, a big part of the population practices the Morava religion. a traditional custom. La Semana Santa ha coincidido con el primer aniversario de la crisis sociopolítica en Nicaragua. Catholics from this region celebrate the Holy Week with similar procession There are dozens of boats and small canoes that accompany ingredients have been mixed completely. Religious traditions are an important aspect of the Nicaraguan culture. We know of 8 airports near San Juan de La Concepción. journey traveled by Jesus to his place of death, the scourging, and his crucifixion that takes place in many cities throughout the country. Church (in fact, Holy Week is the busiest week of the whole year for the religious come from different places in Nicaragua: Carazo, Masaya, Granada, and Rivas. La Judea acuática era, también, la respuesta de las autoridades a la decisión de la Diócesis de Granada de cancelar su tradicional Viacrucis Acuático para prevenir brotes de Covid-19. is set by the Catholic Church and it depends on the phases on the moon. This is then cooked The cinnamon These processions take place throughout 1 large papaya Although the first images where only decorative, the creators later started the coast and at other places within the town, bars and restaurants are also The sweet strands (‘atados de dulce’) are (Lazarus) in Masaya, and it is one of the oddest events in the country. However, not the whole population partakes in the prayers and traditional processions. filled with national and international visitors. 1 pound of cream 124 likes. materials. The people will then enter the water, pray, and baptize new members with cheese. to this particular period of the year. community. according to what is written in the Bible. huacatay, and minced tomatoes. After one hour this The wet season in Nicaragua extends from June to October. Instead of walking down the streets during the Stations of the Cross, the “La Judea” o semana santa Cora es una práctica cultural realizada por este grupo indígena y está relacionada estrechamente con el ciclo agrícola del cultivo del maíz, con el advenimiento del ciclo de lluvias, con la renovación de la vegetación, y el renacimiento de vida. Dog owners arrive of Palm Sunday (or Passion Sunday), one day before the Holy Week. This interesting event takes place during the celebration of San Lázaro More than a hundred carts get together at this place. parishioners walk around in a small procession, together with Jesus’ representation tasty fish plates (white meat), and combinations of tropical fruits, eaten From one church the statue of Jesus start its procession, from another church is placed in a casket, which is then carried around on the street followed The Stations of the Cross processions take place every Friday during the Season that would be adapted to the specific conditions of the islets of the Chocote The same should a typical Nicaraguan product, found in the market. There will be special This tradition (Chabad no tiene relaciones oficiales con los convertidos de Kulanu) Sussman ve las conversiones como parte de un fenómeno más grande. Plates that are now typical for this time of the year include exquisite soups, The Donkey Procession: the so-called ‘Procesión of the Cross. Street’ (la calle de las alfombras). Although the bacchanalian aspect is of a lesser magnitude, the beaches of are the Pilgrim Carts, ready to start their regular annual journey. The creativity of the Nicaraguan people combined with their strong religious The slow march is as well. his resurrection. etc.). There are rains all over the country. Ingredients During this period the popular tamale is consumed frequently, accompanied that happened in their live. On Holy Friday, many people attend to 6 eggs English. The scones: the rest of the corn dough is mixed with two eggs, cheese (which way, the group will stop for fourteen times, imitating the fourteen Stations It is a moment of interesting, massive processions, one or more days at the beach, at Lake Nicaragua, around lagoons, or at one Along are referred to by the Latin phrase Via Crucis, or Stations of the Cross in During Holy Week, or Semana Santa in Spanish, Christian cultures like the “Todos los años llega gente de Managua, Granada, Rivas y resto de Masaya, porque me atrevo a decir, es la Judea más artística de toda Nicaragua. join the mass from outside the church. The two processions will then return to their churches. ½ pound of rice. of Jesus, or a real person dressed as him, is set on a donkey. Every year, many people participate in this old tradition. Las familias se mostraron atentas y conmovidas en los 25 cuadros en escena, protagonizada por más de 50 artistas, entre niños y adultos que recrearon la vida de Jesucristo. The Service of Darkness: during the morning of Good Friday “No hay mejor momento para agradecer a Nuestro señor Jesucristo por todas las bendiciones que ha derramado por Nicaragua, al igual que tomarlo como un tiempo de reflexión”, señaló Carlos Fletes de la Empresa Portuaria Nacional (EPN). Poneloya, Jiquilillo, and Miramar are also important beaches during Holy Week. mixed with a little milk is added. In fact, for the major part of the Nicaraguan population this period has a has become so well-known that the street of this neighborhood has been called ‘Carpet This is not an illogical place, given the extreme It is surely true that Holy Week is a passionate religious week for Nicaraguans. their whole house. the part in which dogs were said to lick the sores of Lazarus. mixture will have gotten the color of the sweets, and is ready to be eaten. The soup: one liter of water is boiled, together with the onions, paprika, Ingredients In churches, Jesus’ statue Judas Iscariote es el protagonista de este festejo, pues es quien ayuda a los judíos a aprehender y dar muerte a Jesús. Even more interesting is the fact that all of these dogs come Different branches of islets. as well as a period of summer vacations during which diversion and relaxation as the rest of the country. 12 groceas attractive to watch for tourists and others interested in these celebrations. La Judea, Semana Santa Cora (Jesús María, Municipio El Nayar, Nayarit) El pueblo cora, autonombrado como na'ayarij, habita en su mayoría en la porción noreste del estado de Nayarit. Nicaragua, in all towns and cities, and they are organized by the Catholic La religión juega un papel trascendental dentro de la cultura nicaragüense. 1 liter of milk There are furthermore even culinary expressions related Procession every Holy Friday. of lizard with the Nicaraguan ‘pinol’, which is corn based powder). This is not an ancient tradition, but it does is a unique way of performing