SINAKULO

also spelled senakulo

sinakulo: a play depicting the life and sufferings of Jesus Christ

 

derived from the Spanish cenáculo, meaning "cenacle," which is the place where Jesus Christ celebrated the Last Supper with his disciples

 

Sinakulo is a Lenten play that is  a dramatic presentation of  the Passion of  Jesus Christ -- his trial, suffering and death.  The senakulo is performed during Holy Week in the Philippines. It takes eight nights -- from Palm Sunday to Easter --  to present the entire sinakulo.

 

Misspellings: senaculo, sinaculo


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