Festa do Rosário

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The "Festa de Nossa Senhora do Rosário" or simply Festa do Rosário is the main celebration in the Brazilian city of Córrego Danta. It happens in the city during the third weekend of August.

Main religious aspects[edit]

Festa do Rosário is a Catholic celebration which involves almost all the people in Córrego Danta, because most people in this city are Catholic. The name translates to "Festival of Our Lady of Rosário" and so it follows that it celebrates the Lady of Rosário. The celebration starts with a mass in the main church, located in downtown, and after the mass, a procession starts and go from the church to the Our Lady of Rosary church. Then, there is another celebration there, which have the flagpole (with an image of the saint on the top) lift.