Photo Story: Preparations for Virgin of La Paloma festivities in Madrid

epa07774383 Local policemen and faithful prepare a float for the Virgin of Paloma's procession before the mass and procession to mark the Virgin of Paloma day in Madrid, Spain, 15 August 2019. As each year during the festivities, firefighters will take down a painting placed at the altar of the Virgin of Paloma and St. Pedro el Real Church, then the painting is carried along Madrid's streets in a procession to mark the capital's patron virgin day. EPA-EFE/Mariscal

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Local policemen and faithful move a float for the Virgin of Paloma’s procession before the mass and procession to mark the Virgin of Paloma day in Madrid, Spain, 15 August 2019.

Every year during this feast, firefighters take down a painting placed at the altar of the Virgin of Paloma and St. Pedro el Real Church, then the painting is carried along Madrid’s streets in a procession to mark the capital’s patron’s day.

 

Photos: EPA-EFE/Mariscal

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