Since 1481, almost uninterrupted, in the capital of Segarra is the representation of the liturgical work "Mystery of Christ's Passion."
At the end of the century. XIV was customary to represent the church of Santa Maria de Cervera, so popular, a Mystery of the Passion. In 1488 the city commissioned the paers priests do passion.
We are the beginning, the priests interpreted all the papers, even the women.
The Council of Trent (1545-1563) prohibited all non-liturgical act inside the temples. In this arrangement become effective, the representations of the Passion continue to be made outside the temple, the place of the Sebolleria. The performers are not priests, but the townspeople.
The chronicles of the Middle Ages that describes the representations of the Passion attract "innumerable multitude of people of all classes and to distant lands"
Come down. XX, representations were spent inside the theater until the Civil War put a break forced the staging of these traditional popular religious manifestations.
After the war, resumed performances and the arrival of democracy also made in Catalan.
These popupals relating to Easter:
- Easter in April, a year ago Gentile.
- Week Ram cough wash cloths for Easter, rain blanket.
- Easter cuckoo sings.
- Easter, rain or wind; otherwise it is not Santa.
- When the cuckoo does not sing Easter is taken or death linked to France.
- Who does donuts Easter is that he is Jewish.
- Easter marçal, heavy rain and storm.
DAYS OF REPRESENTATION IN CATALAN LANGUAGE: