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A new way of looking at ‘Las Hilanderas’, as Velázquez painted them | Culture

Presentation of the new frame for ‘Las Hilanderas’, by Diego Velázquez, in the image, Javier Solana, president of the Royal Board of the Prado Museum.Victor Sainz When visitors to the Prado Museum contemplate Spinners, by Diego Velázquez, will come across the original creation, without the additions made in the 18th century that made the scene […]

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Las Ventas will only offer 6,500 tickets for the first two runs despite the increase in capacity to 50% | Culture

Symbolic bullpen key of the Plaza de Las Ventas.Plaza1 The Las Ventas bullring will only offer 6,500 seats (500 more than initially planned) for the first two bullfights announced despite the fact that the Community of Madrid decided last Saturday to increase the capacity to 50%, which means doubling the amount previously authorized. More information […]

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Covid-19: The Community of Madrid increases the capacity of Las Ventas to 50% | Culture

The bullfights announced in the Plaza de Las Ventas for the next days June 26 and July 4 can be held with 50% of the capacity and not with a maximum of 6,000 people, as was planned until now. This is clear from Order 787/2021 of the Ministry of Health of the Community of Madrid […]

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The portraits of 18 historical bullfighters celebrate the 90th anniversary of Las Ventas | Culture

Antoñete, one of the bullfighters who commemorate the anniversary of Las Ventas.Plaza1 The Las Ventas bullring, whose inauguration was ninety years old yesterday, will host for this reason and until next Sunday an exhibition by the artist Pablo Cobos with photomontages of eighteen figures from different periods of bullfighting, especially linked to the Madrid bullring. […]

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A Las Vegas gambler reveals his secrets | Culture

Las Vegas Legend Steve Forte Releases 1,000+ Page Book Of Tricks How much would you pay to learn the secrets of the best card dealer in Las Vegas? Casino legend Steve Forte has put in a figure to reveal the arsenal of tricks he amassed over 40 years distributing luck at the gaming tables and […]

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Las Ventas festival obtained a profit of 106,000 euros for bullfighting groups affected by the pandemic | Culture

The bullfighting festival held in Las Ventas and organized by the Community of Madrid on May 2 raised a total of 106,000 euros, which will go “to alleviate the economic situation of the groups in the sector, one of the most affected by the pandemic” , as reported by the regional government in a statement. […]

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Dalí is the main figure on the Las Ventas ‘Corrida de la Cultura’ poster | Culture

Poster of the Corrida de la Cultura, to be held on July 4 in Las Ventas.Plaza1 The image of the painter Salvador Dalí is the protagonist of the poster announcing the Extraordinary Corrida de la Cultura in which the right-handers Antonio Ferrera and Emilio de Justo will fight, hand in hand, bulls from Victoriano del […]

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Escribano, Fortes and Sergio Serrano, poster for the reopening of Las Ventas with a capacity of 6,000 people | Culture

Paseíllo of the festival held on May 2 in Las Ventas.Alfredo Arevalo Manuel Escribano, Fortes and Sergio Serrano will be the bullfighters who will make the walk in the celebration that will be held on June 26 in Las Ventas, and that will mean the reopening of the Madrid bullring, closed from October 13, 2019 […]

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A bullfight by Victorino will reopen the Plaza de Las Ventas on the 26th | Culture

Simón Casas, in the arena of the Plaza de Las Ventas this year.Victor Saiz The Las Ventas bullring will reopen its doors on June 26 to celebrate a bullfight in which bulls by Victorino Martín will be fought; days later, on July 4, a heads-up between right-handers Antonio Ferrera and Emilio de Justo is announced, […]

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Tension in Las Ventas: the fans are thundering against the closure and informative silence | Blog The bull, by the horns

The prolonged closure of the Plaza de Las Ventas has become the bullfighting controversy of the year. The curtain fell on October 19, 2019 and only raised it on May 2 for the celebration of a festival organized by the Community of Madrid. The Plaza1 company and the regional government no longer know how to […]

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