La Fiesta de la Asunción - The Assumption Day in Sevilla
BE APARTMENT offers you the best luxury apartments and the most elegant experience in Sevilla and other European cities, come and enjoy it with us!
For an amazing stay in Sevilla we offer you the most elegant Luxury Apartments that we have distributed throughout the city so you can enjoy comfort, design and security that BE APARTMENT provides you.
In Spain, all localities have a patron saint, a Saint or a Virgin who has a special devotion to the neighbors of the town or city. Hundreds of towns and cities of all the autonomous communities have the Virgin of the Assumption (Asunción) as its patron saint and celebrate it around August 15 with local festivities, called patron saint festivals, which are one of the most important of the year.
August 15 is a festivity throughout the country, when el Día de la Asunción (the Assumption of the Virgin Mary) is celebrated, the old Catholic belief that the body and soul of the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, were taken to Heaven when she died.
In many Spanish towns and cities on 15th of August, peopel bring flowers to the Virgin of the Assumption and her image is taken in procession, as in Sevilla, where the costaleros take the Virgin of the Kings of the Cathedral at 8 in the morning. From the 6th to the 14th of August, the Assumption Day preparation is celebrated. The image of the Virgin is exposed during the day 4, 5, 20 and 21 of August, during almost the whole day, and many people come to kiss her.
During the next few days, traditional music and dances, religious events, regional costumes, historical performances, gastronomy, bullfights, parades, fireworks, games and sports competitions, and endless centuries-old traditions will fill the streets of Sevilla and other towns in Andalucia and other regions, full of people willing to enjoy themselves to the fullest.