Festival of the Virgin of Candelaria

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Thousands of people coming from Atacama and other regions of the country come to the city of Copiapó to worship the Virgin of Candelaria. This celebration lasts for two weeks where each day is filled with various activities. Some of the most distinguished ones are: encounters with the sick, the blessing of children and the blessing of candles.

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To bear in mind

  • From Monday 23 January to Sunday 05 February
  • Region: III Atacama,
  • Showtime: All day

location

Virgen de La Candelaria, Copiapó, III Región