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The Union looks to Christ on Holy Thursday Miners (22/04/2011)

The solemn procession of the Christ of the Miners' Union, declared of Regional Tourist Interest, has passed with flying colors as it passes through the narrow streets of the town this Holy Thursday on a night that was expected to pass through water, but in the end has complied out of their seats and lively track many residents and visitors.

Thus, the parade led by the beautiful thrones of Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, Veronica, San Juan, La Dolorosa, La Caridad and the Christ of Mines, has developed seamlessly thanks to a magnificent order and a unique view, feature that it has contributed greatly carbides, picks, shovels and other mining tools that look at the Passion Week of the town.

The Procession of the Christ of the Miners have made the first, the Gala of the National Police, banners, Cruz Guide, Third of Penitentes, Banda de Música de La Union; throne of Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, Third Blanket; Penitentes of Veronica, Veronica's throne; Third Child Nazarenes San Juan, marching band, and the throne of St. John on his shoulders.

The following have emerged from the Temple of the Gala Rosario Dolorosa, the Third of penitents, the band, the throne of Sorrows shoulders, pennants, Nazarenes, altar boys, the Miner Grief, Third of Romans band; Table throne, the throne of Charity shoulders Third of Nazarenes, the Standard, and the Legion of penitents, accompanied by band music.

Finally, the Cristo de los Mineros has paraded on the shoulders, followed by promises, on a throne that preceded the Big Brother of the Brotherhood, Sunday Alajarín, the mayor of La Union, Francisco Bernabé, and the authorities, and has been received with great admiration and devotion by unionenses and visitors who have been waiting in the Church of Rosario and the town streets.

The most emotional moment occurred at the end of the night, when there has been the 'encounter' between the Christ of Miners, the pain and the Charity's return to the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, when it is sung the final save.


Moreover, the National Competition Saetas "City of the Union" held its twenty-first edition during the Holy Thursday procession passion, so the "lament" of this musical form has come to sound, a year in this special night for Easter Minera de La Unión.

In this edition, the first prize, the trophy Isabel Diaz "The Levantine" is not resolved at this time, have involved a total of six archers from various locations throughout the country, such as Malaga, Seville, Badajoz and the municipality itself of La Union.

Thus, in the first balcony, on Calle Real, the street out of Numancia, has sung Jose Davila, Badajoz, from the Calle Real, 60, neighbor unionense Francisco Severo, from the street Quevedo, Seville Mercedes Pérez ; on the street has sung Antonio Topete of Mary, of Badajoz, in the fifth balcony, located on Main Street, in front of Carmelite, José García, from Málaga, and finally, from the balcony of City Hall has called the Seville Juan Antonio Ramírez.

Source: Ayuntamiento de La Unión

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