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Living Passion, Oliva de la Frontera

The Living Passion of Oliva de la Frontera

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Oliva de la Frontera


Every year at Easter the Passion - the last days of the life of Jesus Christ - is staged in this village of Badajoz, in Extremadura.

The streets of Oliva de la Frontera become the settings and backdrop for the most important episodes of the Passion. The event, involving more than 400 actors and extras, has been held for over 40 years and is a unique way to experience the traditions and emotions of a Spanish Easter.On Palm Sunday, scenes include Christ’s entry into Jerusalem and the Expulsion from the Temple. On Easter Thursday, they re-enact the Last Supper, and on Easter Friday, the Trial before Pilate and the Crucifixion in important locations in the town.

The Living Passion of Oliva de la Frontera

Oliva de la Frontera, Badajoz  (Extremadura)