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Holy Thursday 2010

As a nation of Catholics, the Spanish and Canarians celebrate Easter. Holy Thursday falls on April 1st in 2010, the day before Good Friday. The whole week is called Holy Week or “Semana Santa” in Spanish and you will see… (READ MORE)

Good Friday in Gran Canaria

Good Friday falls on April 2nd next year. Most Canarians are Catholic so they celebrate Easter. There are processions in the street during Holy Week (the week before Easter) and you will see Canarians carrying religious statues in these processions…. (READ MORE)