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The Christ of the Miners Union travels to the devotion of its neighbors (10/04/2009)

The procession of Cristo de los Mineros, on Holy Thursday in La Union, has been developed with the participation of thousands of faithful.

The six Thrones (Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, Veronica, San Juan, La Dolorosa, La Caridad and the Christ of the Miners), decked with a striking beauty, have illuminated the streets of the town in its path.

The parade has elapsed so perfect order, thanks to an acclaimed and striking, which have already settled in the mining Easter.

The Nazarenes of the various groups have carried mining supplies Passion Week distinguish local, rooted religious celebration in the history of La Union.

It is definitely an Easter unique, singular.

The Christ of Mines has received the admiration and devotion of the unionenses and visitors to the Holy Thursday procession, declared of Regional Tourist Interest.

Again, only the bolt, the singing, the lament, broke the deathly silence of Holy Thursday unionense, through the National Competition Saetas XIX "City of La Union."

In this new edition of Saetas Contest has been a significant participation of archers arrived from Albacete, Badajoz, Madrid, Sevilla, Cartagena and Murcia.

The first prize trophy Isabel Diaz "The Levantine", went to Pilar Villarejo "the rat", in Badajoz.

Malaga Paqui Corpas has obtained the second prize, while the Seville Juan Ramirez has won third prize in the contest.

Source: Ayuntamiento de La Unión

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