A tradition of 153 years…..More than 1,000,000 spectators….this is Semana Santa in Mexico. All over Mexico, during Holy Week, there are plays re-enacting the Passion of Jesus, but it is universally known that there is none more spectacular than the one that takes place in Iztapalapa, a neighborhood in the heart of Mexico City! This centuries old tradition holds together a community, that prepares for a whole year for this celebration. Mexican popular culture is seen at its best through this festivity: religious fervor , folklore, entertainment, all perfectly intermixed. “Sole Source”
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