Good Friday Celebrations - 2014 https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/ Good Friday Celebrations - 2014 Plaza de Verdiales The band, banner held aloft, prepares to parade through the streets of Comares, on its way to the church https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652760 191652760 Plaza de Verdiales The band plays a selection of religious music to an appreciative audience. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652761 191652761 Plaza Balcon de La Axarquia The thrones arrive at the main square , where further religious ceremonies and singing take place. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652762 191652762 Procession The throne is carried through the streets of Comares. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652763 191652763 Lighted candles Local ladies,carrying lighted candles and dressed in traditional mantillas, singing in the church. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652764 191652764 Apostles/Disciples 12 local residents dressed as disciples https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652765 191652765 Comares Church The 12 disciples form up in front of the alter, ready to commence the ceremonies. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652766 191652766 Comares Church The 2nd of the two magnificent thrones, which are carried through the streets of Comares, by 12 bearers. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652767 191652767 Comares Church The main throne on display in the church. This throne weighs over 300 kilos and is carried through the streets, by 12 bearers. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652768 191652768 Comares Church The 12 disciples form up together in the church. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652769 191652769 Comares Church Hundreds of residents turn out to enjoy this spectacular event. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652770 191652770 Shrine This beautiful shrine is located in the street, C/Iglesia, which leads up to the church. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191652771 191652771 Comares Church The 2nd of the two thrones which are paraded through the streets, carried by 12 bearers. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749763 191749763 Comares Church 'El Senor', throne, which is carried on high through the streets of Comares. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749764 191749764 Comares Church The twelve Apostles , lined up in front of the alter. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749765 191749765 Parade The mayor and fellow councillors, carrying their sceptres, making their way down to the main square. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749766 191749766 The Throne Strong shoulders are needed to carry these thrones. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749767 191749767 The Throne Local residents, bearing up well under the weight. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749768 191749768 Mantillas Local ladies, carrying lighted candles, make their way to the main square. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749769 191749769 The Band The band, parading through the streets of Comares. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749770 191749770 The Throne One of the two thrones arriving at the main square. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749771 191749771 Plaza Balcon de La Axarquia The priest reads the Easter message to the gathered crowds, followed by choral and solo singing. https://comares.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=191749772 191749772