Winners of the XXVII "Dark Arch" Contest

Source: Mariliz Ariza

A photograph of José Luis Soriano Morales is this year the official poster of Baena Holy Week 2020, after winning the Dark Arc contest in the category of photography related to the Brotherhood of the Triumphal Entry of Jesus in Jerusalem. Titled Santa María of love, it represents the image of the Virgin at the exit of the church of Santa María la Mayor.

In this 27th edition of the photography contest Arco Oscuro, organized jointly by the Association of Brotherhoods of Holy Week, the Brotherhood of the Holy Christ of Forgiveness (Silence) and the City of Baena, has also been awarded, in the category of photography related to the Brotherhood of the Blessed Christ of Forgiveness, the work presented by Javier Domingo Luque Ortiz, whose title is Penitentiary Station, which represents one of the prayer moments of the brotherhood viacrucis. In the category of photography related to Holy Week in general, the image presented by Fermín Serrano Vázquez, named Expiration and showing the Christ of the Blood, has been awarded. In the presentation of these posters, the mayor of Baena, Cristina Piernagorda, recalled that the official poster will be the image of the Baenense Holy Week abroad, and after noting that the City Council will continue to collaborate «in enlarging the Holy Week», He commented that one of the projects that will be launched is to "create a positive synergy around the drum culture", while continuing to work on the declaration of international tourist interest.