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PHOTOS: Good Friday Procession in La Unión, Costa Rica

March 30, 2018

On Good Friday, 2018, Catholics took to the streets of La Unión, Tres Ríos in the province of Cartago to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Actors and actresses from the Biblical Theater at Nuestra Señora del Pilar Church and from various confradías, or brotherhoods, participated in the Good Friday procession.

Take a glimpse into the day’s events in Tres Ríos de la Unión, east of San José.

A Good Friday procession in La Unión, Cartago, Costa Rica.
Eight-year-old Yakdiel Jiménez Torres gets ready for this day. Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
A Good Friday procession in La Unión, Cartago, Costa Rica.
Eli Sánchez Núñez, 87 (right), gets ready for the procession. Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
Holy Week processions in La Unión de Cartago, Costa Rica.
Eli Sánchez Núñez, who is 87 years old, walks in the procession. Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
The sound of steady drumbeats is ubiquitous in Costa Rican cities and towns this week. Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
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