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Alhaurin el Grande festivities
Alhaurin el Grande has a great cultural tradition of festivities and celebrations, the majority of religious origin and originated in the 16th century after the conquest, although we must highlight 3 of them that you simply cannot miss out on: La Semana Santa (the holy week, Spain’s Easter), the Carnivals and the Alhaurin el Grande fair.
The Holy Week (Semana Santa) is the most important celebration, declared of national tourist interest in Andalusia, they represent live Christian religious scenes.
These celebrations were probably originated as a way of evangelising the conquered and imposing the Christian religion, sometimes some religious festivities were used to replace local pagan festivities.
Other important festivities in Alhaurin el Grande are:
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