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Seafaring procession of Our Lady of Carmen

Seafaring procession of Our Lady of Carmen

Address:
Fishing port
When:
July 16

On 16th July a procession through the streets is held in honour of Our Lady of Carmen. Local fishermen carry the image of Our Lady from the church of San Jorge to the fishing port, where it is placed on a vessel decorated for the occasion and taken out onto the waters of the Abra Bay. There, a floral offering is made in memory of all fishermen lost at sea. Back on land there is a traditional dance in honour of the town´s sardine sellers as representatives of women as a whole​

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