Madrid Bullfighting Blog

How Does Bullfighting Work?
How Does Bullfighting Work?
The Spanish bullfight traditionally features three senior bullfighters who kill two bulls each, for six fights total in a spectacle
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hemingway and bullfighting
Hemingway and Bullfighting: A Lifetime Aficionado
Perhaps the most influential person in piquing international interest in Spain’s rich tradition of bullfighting was Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest
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Is Bullfighting Still Legal in Spain?
Is Bullfighting Still Legal in Spain?
As of 2016, bullfighting is indeed still legal in Spain. This was the year of a major court ruling on
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What is a bullfighter called?
What is a bullfighter called?
Although many people do not realize it, bullfighting is an extremely complex sport (or artform, if you like), with an
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merlin the bullfighting horse
Merlin the Bullfighting Horse
Merlin is a Bullfighting Lusitano stallion bred by former Rejoneador Jacques Bonnier. This fantastic horse was initially trained by Rafi
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Picasso and bullfight
Picasso and bullfight
“Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.” Although Pablo Picasso may not have been speaking
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Female Bullfighter
Female Bullfighter
Although the sport (or art, if you prefer) of bullfighting is widely considered to be the essence of masculinity and
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Why is bullfighting controversial?
Why is bullfighting controversial?
Bullfighting has been one of the most controversial topics in Spain in recent years, and there are no signs of
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What does “olé” in bullfighting mean?
What does “olé” in bullfighting mean?
It’s a word that has made its way into pop culture, especially sports, and has spread around the world. But
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Bullfighting Schools in Spain
Bullfighting Schools in Spain
Until very recently, if a person wanted to be a torero or matador, there was no formal training process or
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