Photos of Day of the Cross in Granada

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The Fiesta de las Cruces ("Festival of the Crosses") or Cruz de Mayo ("May Cross") is a holiday celebrated on the 3rd of May in many parts of Spain and Hispanic America. Various groups of people get together and decorate a tall cross with flowers. They choose a pretty square or street, and also decorate the area around the cross with typical and traditional items. A guitar. An embroidered shawl. Jarapas which are made from a thick fabric of various compositions, used to make traditional rugs, blankets, bedspreads, curtains etc. Copper and ceramic pots. A pair of scissors with one blade put through an apple or pear, a half smoked cigar, some carnation flowers.


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Día de la Cruz in Granada (1)

Día de la Cruz in Granada (1)

Día de la Cruz - girl

Día de la Cruz - girl

Día de la Cruz - Plaza Bib Rambla (1)

Día de la Cruz - Plaza Bib Rambla (1)

Día de la Cruz - young people

Día de la Cruz - young people

Día de la Cruz - Plaza Bib Rambla (2)

Día de la Cruz - Plaza Bib Rambla (2)