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Senator Juan Antonio Arévalo’s bullfighting activism turns 30 | Blog The bull, by the horns

Juan Antonio Arévalo (Valladolid, 1935), then senator of the PSOE and main promoter of the bullfighting law of 1991 who turned 30 on the 5th, wrote in this newspaper in May 1984: “The bullfighting festival defends itself when it is authentic, but there is no one who defends it with dignity when it is false […]

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Fans and spectators, between the essence and the economy of bullfighting | Blog The bull, by the horns

The program The Kikiriki, Directed by David Casas and broadcast by Movistar Toros, it was dedicated on March 25 to the role of bullfighting fans and participated in it Andrés de Miguel, president of the Peña Los de José y Juan; Agustín Colomar, president of the Valencia Subscribers Union; Nacho Moreno de Terry, manager of […]

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Rocío Romero, a bullfighter by vocation: “I feel that the bull has chosen me” | Blog The bull, by the horns

Rocío Romero (Córdoba, 1998) has been a bullfighter (that’s how she prefers to be called) since her birth. That is, at least, his conviction: “I think the bull has chosen me,” he says with undisguised timidity. And she, at 22 years old, and with the title of nurse about to hang it on the wall […]

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Real Maestranza de Sevilla, solidarity, bullfighting, royalist (and hurt by a lawsuit with the Pagés company) | Blog The bull, by the horns

“We have a firm and univocal desire that bulls are held in La Maestranza in the way possible. We don’t care about the format, but bullfighting has to be present this year in Seville ”. Who expresses himself this way is Luis Manuel Halcón, member of the Real Maestranza de Caballería, owner of the plaza, […]

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Bulls come out of coma and challenge the pandemic in the Maestranza in Seville | Blog The bull, by the horns

Last Friday the lights were made in the Plaza de la Maestranza in Seville: the businessman Ramón Valencia presented the posters of the season, eleven bullfights, a rejoneo show and two novilladas, fourteen celebrations like fourteen suns that come to illuminate the deep darkness in which the bullfighting festival has been debated since March of […]

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Bulls and intellectual property, an original ‘task’ despite the Supreme Court | Blog The bull, by the horns

“The Supreme Court has lacked courage. I am convinced that the work of a bullfighter meets all the requirements established by law so that it can be registered in the Intellectual Property registry. What the judges have said is that the bullfighting work lacks the originality required by the Court of Justice of the European […]

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Bullfighting adventures of a president in the box of the Maestranza in Seville | Blog The bull, by the horns

Anabel Moreno, president of the Real Maestranza bullring in Seville from 2006 to 2019, remembers how in the first appearances in the box she was sent to wash from the laying. And not only that. “The day I debuted, the public was as surprised as I was”, he has the serenity that the passage of […]

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The bulls, before the precipice: ranchers, bullfighters and businessmen, disappeared | Blog The bull, by the horns

Where are the bullfighters? Where are the entrepreneurs? And the ranchers? No hair is visible on any of them. Quiet, scared, hidden … All doing the anti-bullfighting work; all watching from the railing how bullfighting sinks little by little, and they, in silence, timid, gagged, irresponsible, as if this story did not affect them. The […]

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The Junta de Andalucía addresses the development of a comprehensive plan to promote the fighting bull | Culture

Wild cattle in a pasture in Córdoba.Raúl Caro Cadenas / Europa Press The Junta de Andalucía has taken the first step towards the elaboration of a comprehensive plan for the promotion of the fighting bull by holding a telematic meeting with the General Secretariats of the Ministries of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Sustainable Development; Tourism, […]

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