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Processions start on Palm Sunday and continue until Easter Sunday. Images depicting scenes from the Passion are displayed on huge ornate tronos floats or thrones , some weighing more than 5, kilograms 11, pounds.
They have more than 5, members and nazarenos. These tronos highlight the processions that go through the streets led by penitents dressed in long robes, with capirote , followed by women in black carrying candles.
Drums and trumpets play music and occasionally someone spontaneously sings a mournful saeta dedicated to the floats as they make their way slowly round the streets.
Some Holy Week tronos are so huge that they must be housed in places outside the churches, as they are taller than the entrance doors.
Famous is the military procession of " la legion " Royal congregation of Mena playing marches and singing their anthem El Novio de la Muerte during procession.
It is held annually during a week in March or April. Islam is represented by a growing number of immigrants and a mosque, while the Jewish community primarily Sephardi is represented by its synagogue and the Jewish Association.
In city and neighbourhood, you can engage in many sports, for example: The city is an important tourist destination, known as "the capital of the Costa del Sol".
An estimated 6 million tourists visit the city each year. A popular walk leads up the hill to the Gibralfaro castle a Parador , offering panoramic views over the city.
A popular walk follows the Paseo del Parque a promenade that runs alongside a grand park with many palm trees and statues to the harbour, ending in Calle Larios , the main commercial street of the city.
There is also a curious museum, the Museum of the Holy Week, which includes an impressive display of Baroque ecclesiastical items. The Fiestas de Carnaval , in which people dress in all types of costumes, takes place prior to the holy 40 days of Lent every February.
A contest is held in the Teatro Cervantes between groups of singers, quartets and choirs who compete in the singing of ironic songs about social and political issues.
This first action has been followed by a second project run by the Junta de Andalucia. Some of the most relevant artistic schools are:.
Malaga has become one of the leading destinations for Spanish courses. In , 16, students visited Malaga to enroll in Spanish courses, There are 13 different faculties, namely:.
In , it handled 12,, passengers,  making it the fourth-busiest in Spain. It is the international airport of Andalusia, accounting for 85 percent of its international traffic.
The airport, connected to the Costa del Sol, has a daily link with twenty cities in Spain and over a hundred cities in Europe mainly in United Kingdom , Central Europe and the Nordic countries but also the main cities of Eastern Europe: The port is one of the busiest ports on the Mediterranean Sea, with a trade volume of over , TEU and , passenger in The average amount of time people spend commuting with public transit in Malaga, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 49 min.
The average distance people usually ride in a single trip with public transit is 4. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Malaga disambiguation.
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