The pups in the streets of Enna are penitents from Catholic brotherhoods who repent of their sins and do not want to be recognized. The first Catholic brotherhood began to write its history as early as 1261, but the real flourishing came only during the Spanish rule over the island in the 16th century. Today, we can find sixteen brotherhoods in the city, which organize a procession from their church to the cathedral from Palm Sunday to Ugly Wednesday. On Good Friday evening, a spectacular procession of all the fraternities takes place, in which almost three thousand penitents walk for long hours in complete silence under the light of torches across the entire city.
Michal Novotný (1973) – began his career at the age of eighteen by photographing the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. Then he worked in the magazine Reflex and in the magazine Pátek Lidových noviny. He has been a freelancer since 2009 and publishes in the world’s most prestigious newspapers and magazines. His reportages have won many awards – among the most significant are the third prize in the World Press Photo competition in the Everyday Life category or the first place in the Best of Photojournalism 2007 competition in the Everyday Life category. (red)
Web a sociální sítě Michala Novotného
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