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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

Between May and June, Villa de Mazo is awash with colour and flowers during the celebration of Corpus Christi. It is a great occasion, which combines religious fervour with the popular, artistic expression of local inhabitants. The ingenuity, and creativity of the people of Mazo has earned the declaration of Fiesta of National Tourist Interest for this event.

However, the most characteristic element are the tapestries and spectacular arches, made with flowers, buds and seeds. The face colour of the figures represented, their clothing, the landscapes in the background … everything is achieved with these humble natural components.

The evening before Corpus, local people place the triumphal arches, corridors and carpets in the town streets. Later, the procession of the Holy Sacrament follows the path of these works of art decking the cobbled streets of the main town in the municipality.many visitors who want to enjoy the works on its steep streets.

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