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Unicaja Banco renews its support to the Agrupación de Cofradías de Semana Santa de Málaga, the oldest in Spain, with the support to its 100th anniversary

Unicaja Banco and the Agrupación de Cofradías de Semana Santa de Málaga (Málaga Holy Week Brotherhoods’ Association), the oldest brotherhoods’ association in Spain, have signed, within the framework of the events scheduled to celebrate its 100th anniversary, an agreement for the promotion and dissemination of this anniversary in particular and of Malaga Holy Week in general.

29 SEP 2019

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This new agreement reinforces the existing relationship between both institutions and has been signed by the Chairman of Unicaja Banco, Manuel Azuaga, and by the Chairman of the Agrupación de Cofradías de Semana Santa de Málaga, Pablo Atencia.

 

The support to the Brotherhoods’ Association falls within the actions that Unicaja Banco develops aimed at the promotion and dissemination of Málaga Holy Week and of the work of Brotherhoods as the repositories of important social, religious, anthropological, cultural, historic and artistic values, and as generators of a relevant social, cultural and charitable activity in the city.

 

Unicaja Banco and the Agrupación de Cofradías de Semana Santa de Málaga (Málaga Holy Week Brotherhoods’ Association), the oldest brotherhoods’ association in Spain, have signed, within the framework of the events scheduled to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the latter, to be held in 2021, an agreement for the promotion and dissemination of this anniversary in particular and of Malaga Holy Week in general.

 

This new agreement reinforces the existing relationship between both institutions and has been signed by the Chairman of Unicaja Banco, Manuel Azuaga, and by the Chairman of the Agrupación de Cofradías de Semana Santa de Málaga, Pablo Atencia.

 

The support to the Brotherhoods’ Association falls within the actions that Unicaja Banco develops aimed at the promotion and dissemination of Málaga Holy Week and of the work of Brotherhoods as the repositories of important social, religious, anthropological, cultural, historic and artistic values, and as generators of a relevant social, cultural and charitable activity in the city.

 

The Agrupación de Cofradías de Semana Santa de Málaga, established on 21 January 1921, is the first institution of that kind established in Spain, to represent and coordinate its interests and the public socio-religious celebrations. In 2021 the association will celebrate its 100th anniversary.

 

Several activities to commemorate the anniversary are scheduled to be held in 2021, mainly in the city of Malaga, but seeking participation and projection at a regional, national and international level.

 

The said program of initiatives intends to enhance the heritage of the city of Malaga, with exhibitions, concerts, religious celebrations and cultural events. The IV Congreso Internacional de Hermandades y Cofradías, with the attendance of representations from Spain, Europe and Latin America is one of the most significant events to be organized.

 

Agrupación de Cofradías de Málaga

 

The Agrupación de Cofradías de Semana Santa de Málaga was established in 1921 in order to gather all the religious fraternities of Malaga to enhance the processions of the Holy Week and to promote the collaboration between Brotherhoods.

 

It currently gathers 41 brotherhoods, with a social direct support which reaches nearly 80,000 members. Among its main activities, the following should be mentioned: the organization of processions in the city and the promotion and dissemination of the Holy Week of Malaga. Social and charitable works are also remarkable, in addition to the actions carried out individually by each brotherhood.

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