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The Mystery Play of Elche. ©Jaime Brotons 2010
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The Mystery Play of Elche

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The mystery play of Elche is a sacred musical drama of the death, the passage into heaven (known as the Assumption) and the crowning of the Virgin Mary. Since the mid-fifteenth century it has been performed in the Basilica of Santa Maria and in the streets of the old city of Elche, situated in the region of Valencia. It is a living testimony of European religious theatre of the Middle Ages and of the cult of the Virgin.


on this subject: Nomination file/ Dossier de candidature (culture.unesco.org)

Place/country: Spain
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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