April 17, Canjayar: Patron saint festivities in honor of the Holy Cross

The festivities in honor of the Holy Cross is celebrated from 17 to 20 April. It is the most traditional party since 1611, and in it the appearance of the Cross is celebrated on April 19, 1611.

Stresses the solemn procession of the night of 19 images of the Holy Cross and St. Anthony (patron saint of the town before the onset of the Cross) to the shrine of the White Cross, with rows of candles glowing in the dark night and great waste of pyrotechnic. The next day, they performed another procession, this time to the Cerro de San Blas, where the priest blesses the fields for crops next year better.