Crowds of catholic followers watch the Good Friday procession on the hill of San Cristobal during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. Crowds of catholic followers watch the Good Friday procession on the hill of San Cristobal during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
Peruvian actors, performing as Roman soldiers and citizens of Bethlehem, walk in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. Peruvian actors, performing as Roman soldiers and citizens of Bethlehem, walk in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
A Peruvian actor Mario Valencia, known as Cristo Cholo, performs as Jesus Christ in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. A Peruvian actor Mario Valencia, known as Cristo Cholo, performs as Jesus Christ in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
Photographers take pictures a Peruvian actor Mario Valencia performing as Jesus Christ in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. Photographers take pictures a Peruvian actor Mario Valencia performing as Jesus Christ in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
A Peruvian actor Mario Valencia, known as Cristo Cholo, performs as Jesus Christ in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. A Peruvian actor Mario Valencia, known as Cristo Cholo, performs as Jesus Christ in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
A Peruvian actor performs as Devil in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. A Peruvian actor performs as Devil in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
Crowds of catholic followers watch the Good Friday procession climbing the hill of San Cristobal during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. Crowds of catholic followers watch the Good Friday procession climbing the hill of San Cristobal during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
Catholic followers watch the Good Friday procession on the hill of San Cristobal during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. Catholic followers watch the Good Friday procession on the hill of San Cristobal during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
A Peruvian actor Mario Valencia, performing as Jesus Christ, greets catholic followers at the end of the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. A Peruvian actor Mario Valencia, performing as Jesus Christ, greets catholic followers at the end of the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
A Peruvian actor Mario Valencia performs the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. A Peruvian actor Mario Valencia performs the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.
A crown of thorns is seen on the table at the end of the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru. A crown of thorns is seen on the table at the end of the Good Friday procession during the Holy week in Lima, Peru.

Passion of Christ

Lima, Peru – March 2013

The annual Passion Of Christ procession, held as part of Easter celebrations, starts in Lima downtown and, followed by thousands of catholic believers, it climbs to the top of the dry and rocky hill of San Cristobal, where Mario Valencia, who has been playing the role of Jesus Christ for more than 30 years, is symbolically crucified.

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