Semana Santa 101 : A Look at Holy Week in Guatemala
Semana Santa in Guatemala, also known as Holy Week, is an exciting mix of tradition and religion that is celebrated all over this Central American country. In "Semana Santa 101: A Look at Holy Week in Guatemala," you'll find information about the origins of Semana Santa in Guatemala, preparations for the festivities and how the hermandades (brotherhoods) are organized. You'll also read about the processions that Antigua Guatemala is famous for, the different religious rituals, both Christian and Mayan, as well as step-by-step recipes for traditional Semana Santa foods and easy-to-follow instructions to make your own crafts. "Semana Santa 101" is ideal for the casual reader about Guatemala to those wanting to find out more about their roots.
- Paperback | 76 pages
- 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
- 11 Feb 2011
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- North Charleston SC, United States
- black & white illustrations
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About Benjamin Barnett
Benjamin Barnett's interest in Latin America began at a young age, when, on a whim, he decided to take Spanish when moving to a new school. Since then, he's traveled to many countries on four different continents. He currently lives in Guatemala with his wife and daughter. For more information about Benjamin Barnett, please visit: http: //www.all-about-guatemala.com/about-us.html