Império do Espírito Santo do Espigão

The Império do Espírito Santo do Espigão, is located in the parish of Posto Santo, municipality of Angra do Heroísmo, located in the Espigão area.

It is a century-old property, built in the last quarter of the 19th century, namely in 1882, which celebrates the cult of the Divine Holy Spirit on Ascension Sunday. Festivities in honor of the Divine Holy Spirit are celebrated, in Espigão, on the week of the Ascension of Jesus Christ into Heaven.

Sometimes, on Saturday, as part of this festive celebration, there is a cultural event. On the Sunday of the ascension, a festive coronation mass is celebrated, followed by the respective procession, accompanied by a philharmonic, to the Espigão area. At the end of the afternoon of Ascension Sunday, the extraction of the pills for the following year is carried out. On Tuesday, it is customary to hold a rope bullfight in this place.


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