Good Friday in Brazil

Good Friday 2022 in Brazil

Catholic celebrates Good Friday every year on 15 April which is an official holiday, this day is celebrated to commemorate the death anniversary of Jesus Christ on the cross and his burial Good Friday.

Good Friday = 15 April 2022

Theatrical performances on religious topics and processions are held in some cities on Good Friday. The first religious performances were held in 1951, when the owners of the Brejo da Madre de Davis concluded that these festivities are a way to attract guests during the blessed week of Good Friday.


The most spectacular show held in the new city of Jerusalem (Pernambuco state, northeastern Brazil). This show features more than 500 actors, including celebrities. The operation covers an area of ​​more than 70,000 square meters. The wall of the castle deserves special attention – one marla with a height of 3 meters and 70 towers with a height of 7 meters.


Religious events are prepared In the state of Minas Gerais, throughout the year. Special type of Clothes are made for the Friday Liturgy.


A procession of the Catholic Brotherhood held In the historic city of Ouro Preto,, which has all similar traditions of the ceremony which held in colonial Brazil in the 17th century Good Friday.


Usually on this day women wear black dresses and they hold lightened candles and men like the soldiers of the Roman army and they take part in the procession.