El-Colacho(Baby Jumping) Where it is celebrated and for what ???
The Brotherhood of Santsimo Sacramento de Minerva organizes the week-long festivities which culminate on Sunday when the Colacho jumps over the babies on the mattresses placed on the procession route traversing the village.
 The festival has been rated as one of the most dangerous in the world. The origins of the tradition are unknown but it is said to cleanse the babies of original sin, ensure them safe passage through life and guard against illness and evil spirits.. In recent years, Pope Benedi ...more