Fuengirola’s Holy Week 2018

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Holy Week is here, so if right now you are staying at Hotel Angela and you fancy attending some fantastic religious events, you might find this blog post quite useful as here we detail the events scheduled for the upcoming days:

This Wednesday, the 28th of March, at 9:30 P.M. the images of Captive Jesus Christ and the Virgin of Los Dolores will be taken out from their brotherhood headquarters, located in Los Boliches in Avenida Jesús Cautivo, by the fairground, very close to our hotel.

This procession will pass through the main streets in Los Boliches and will finish around 02:00 A.M.

The following day, on Thursday the 29th, The Fusionada Brotherhood will take their images of Jesus Christ and the Virgin out in procession at 8:30 P.M.  At that time they will leave the brotherhood headquarters located in Fuengirola town centre by Salón Varietés Theatre and will pass through some of the most important streets in town like Plaza de la Constitución and Avenida Condes de San Isidro before finishing their route at about 01:00 A.M.

That same day, also at 8:30 P.M. the Pasión Botherhood will also take their Virgin and Jesus Christ figures out in procession. They will start their route in Calle Cordoba and will pass through Avenida de Mijas, Avenida Condes de San Isidro and Plaza de la Constitucion among a few other streets. This procession will end at around 02:00 A.M.

On Friday the 30th of March, Good Friday, at 8:30 P.M., The Fusionada Brotherhood will take 2 other figures out in procession from their headquarters in Fuengirola centre and will pass through the main streets in town like Avenida Condes San Isidro, Plaza de la Constitucion and Plaza de los Reyes Catolicos, ending its route at about 01:30 A.M.

That same day the Yacente Brotherhood will take their figures out in procession, leaving their headquarters located by Bioparc Fuengirola at 8:00 P.M., and the Pasion Brotherhood will also go in procession at 8:15 starting their route in Calle Cordoba. The first procession will end at about 01:00 A.M and the second one at about 11:30 P.M.

To finish off the Week of Passion, on Sunday the 1st of April, known as Resurrection Sunday, at 11:30 the Cautivo Brotherhood which headquarters are located by the fairground, will take the image of their resurrected Christ out in procession at 11:30, passing through the main streets of Los Boliches and taking it back in its temple at around 2:30 P.M.

If you have the fortune of being on holiday at Hotel Angela right now, we recommend you not to miss one of the most impressive Holy Week representations in Costa del Sol!

Beatriz Muñoz
Guest Relations

Palm Sunday

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This Sunday, the 25th of March, is Palm Sunday, so the official start of Holy Week in Spain.

If right now you are on holiday at Hotel Angela, your hotel in Fuengirola, and you fancy experiencing a traditional Spanish Palm Sunday we have good news for you as you will not have to go too far to enjoy it. Although the processions that take place in Malaga city are stunning and better known in Fuengirola we also have some amazing ones.

On Sunday in fact there will be a small procession in Los Boliches, near our hotel. It will start at 10:30 A.M.in El Cautivo Brotherhood Headquarters, located right by the fairground, and it will go pass Avenida Jesús El Cautivo, Calle Concepcion Guidet and Calle Iglesia and it will finish at 11:00 A.M. in Los Boliches Church.

Besides this religious ceremony in Los Boliches, there will be other special events in other 2 churches in town.

In Del Carmen Church, located right in the town centre of Fuengirola by the Town Hall and Bioparc, at 10:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. there will be special Palm Sunday masses.

In San Jose Church, located near Avenida de Mijas, at 12:00 P.M. a stunning procession will start. This procession will go pass the main streets in Fuengirola town centre, included Constitution Square at around 1:45 P.M., and it will finish in its Brotherhood Headquarters around 3:30 P.M.

If you like Spanish traditions we recommend you not to miss these special events, and not to forget your camera… You will certainly have the chance of taking some amazing photos!

Enjoy Holy Week in Costa del Sol!

Beatriz Muñoz
Guest Relations

Micro exhibitions about women at CAC Mijas

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Only 2 weeks ago here on the blog of Hotel Angela we recommended you visit CAC Malaga … but did you know that there is another Contemporary Art Centre in Mijas Pueblo?

CAC Mijas opened about 4 years ago an it has become a very popular museum in little time as it has exhibited pieces of art of international artists as important as Pablo Picasso.

On the 8th of March, due to International Women’s Day, CAC Mijas opened a new triple exhibition about women. 

The first of them is called “WOMAN – Inspiration facing the mirror” by Lol Malone.

The second micro exhibition is by Asuncion Retamero and it is a collection of haute couture dresses called “Light of a Woman”.

The third one is called “Women’s fight” and it contains 12 pieces and it is by artist Juan Jesús Díaz Ariza.

All of them can be visited until Wednesday the 30th of May. The regular entry price to access all facilities of the museum is 3 euros, and the price for groups and over 65s is only 2 euros.

CAC Mijas is in the centre of Mijas Pueblo, in calle Malaga, and it is open Monday to Saturday from 10 P.M to 6 P.M.

If you love art, Hotel Angela, your hotel in Fuengirola, recommends you not to miss the opportunity of visiting this great museum!

Beatriz Muñoz
Guest Relations