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Devil's carnival
David Estrada Larrañeta   
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Devil's carnival

Riosucio (Caldas) Colombia, January 2011

Riosucio is a tiny city in Colombia at the foot of a mountain. At its peak, people say, the devil lives. From there, he guards the hive of activity that happens in this small town every two years, when the carnival is celebrated in his honor.

 
"El Rocio"
José Antonio de Lamadrid   
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"El Rocio"

El Rocío, Huelva, Spain

The largest religious pilgrimage of the old continent.

The Rocío Pilgrimage is a manifestation of popular Catholic piety with over 600 years of history. It is held the weekend of Pentecost Sunday, following the Christian calendar.Declared of International Tourist Interest since 1980, manages to gather each year to nearly 2 million people in a small village west of Andalusia (Spain), on the edge of the Doñana National Park.

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"El Rocío" La peregrinación religiosa más grande del viejo continente.

 
Rocío’s way
Susana Girón   
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Rocío’s way: pilgrims, tradition and a dose of humor.

El Rocío (Huelva, Spain). June 2011

As every year, at precisely 7 a.m. the Brotherhood of Huelva leaves its seat at the Onubense capital to Rocío’s village. It is lead by the Older Brother who harangues the pilgrims from his horse between penance and celebration.

 
Memory of Reconciliation
Susana Girón   
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Memory of reconciliation.

Morata de Tajuña, Madrid, February, 2012

Goyo Salcedo (Morata de Tajuña, Madrid 1944) is a pensioner who, since he was eight years old, gathers lost objects in the surronding fields of his town, the ancient fields battles. These half-buried objects belong to one of the fiercest battles of the Spanish Civil war: the Battle of Jarama. For fifty years, his conscience has forced him to cross with a metal detector the fields of village and the olive groves, and to assembling more than thrirty thousand pieces that today are exposed in the private Museum of the Jarama, which himself has created in Morata de Tajuña (Madrid).

 
The Passion is overflowed
Susana Girón   
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When the passion is overflowed

Morata de Tajuña, Madrid, January, 2012

This is the story of an 85 years old farmer, Justo Gallego, who has been building a cathedral in a village near Madrid for the last 50 years. He focused on constructing the temple to God, without having any knowledge in architectural plans or official aid.

 
Portraits of freedom
José Antonio de Lamadrid   
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Portraits of freedom

Tahrir Square , Cairo. (Egypt), 2011

The 25th of January 2011, thousands of Egyptian citizens concentrated at the Tahrir square in Cairo. Those young people were not conscious of the beginning of a revolution, the one that began in a spontaneous and unexpected way.

 


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