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The battle of Las Useras, where no one was hitting the enemy | Culture

Buttons found from the military’s clothing in the battle of Las Useras, in Castellón.Clemente Gonzalez On July 17, 1839, in Las Useras (Castellón), the armies of Generals Leopoldo O’Donnell and Ramón Cabrera faced each other in the First Carlist War. More than 15,000 soldiers face to face. However, there were hardly any deaths and injuries […]

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Enrique Ponce fought at the Las Ventas festival with the effigy of Franco on the button of his jacket | Culture

The bullfighter Enrique Ponce, on May 2 in Las Ventas, with the effigy of Franco on the button of his jacket.Alfredo Arévalo / Bullfighting Affairs Center Right-handed Enrique Ponce participated in the bullfighting festival held on May 2 in Las Ventas with the effigy of Franco on the buttons of the jacket and vest of […]

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Morante de la Puebla: “The Las Ventas festival is a political act and nonsense” | Culture

On the eve of the reopening of the Las Ventas bullring for a specific bullfight, organized by the Community of Madrid, the bullfighter José Antonio Morante de la Puebla has harshly criticized the event. “I am indignant. The bullfighting festival held in Las Ventas is a political act and a nonsense; It would not be […]

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The Plaza de Las Ventas opens its doors on May 2 after a year of closure | Culture

Take a walk in the Plaza de Las Ventas.Joaquin Arjona The Las Ventas bullring opens its doors this Sunday, May 2, to celebrate a festival to benefit the bullfighting sectors most affected by the pandemic. This show, organized by the Center for Bullfighting Affairs (CAT) of the Community of Madrid, is quite an event because […]

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‘Las Marías’: color is politics in the gray dictatorship | Culture

Coralia and Maruxa Fandiño, ‘Las Marías’, walk through Santiago de Compostela in 1961 in an image attributed to Xosé Guitián. It was two o’clock in the afternoon and the two sisters threw themselves into the streets of Santiago de Compostela. Never without makeup, with lips well outlined in red and dressed in bright colors. Always […]

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Six writers and three publishers deposit their legacy in the Caja de las Letras | Culture

Manuel Rivas, Carme Riera, Valeria Ciompi, Bernardo Atxaga, Luis Alberto de Cuenca, Cristina Fernández Cubas, Pilar Reyes, and Antonio Muñoz Molina in the armored room of the Caja de las Letras del Cervantes.Santi Burgos The writers Luis Alberto de Cuenca, Cristina Fernández Cubas, Manuel Rivas, Carme Riera, Bernardo Atxaga, Antonio Muñoz Molina and the editors […]

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Madrid modifies the sanitary regulations and confirms the opening of Las Ventas on May 2 | Culture

Take a walk in the Plaza de Las Ventas.Joaquin Arjona The Las Ventas bullring, closed to the public since October 2019, will reopen its doors on May 2 for the celebration of a charity festival organized by the Community of Madrid, owner of the bullring. The celebration of this celebration is possible due to the […]

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Instituto Cervantes: The legacy of José Agustín Goytisolo enters the Caja de las Letras | Culture

From the left, Asunción Carendell, the director of the Instituto Cervantes, Luis García Montero, Julia Goytisolo and the writer Carme Riera at the entrance to the vault of the Caja de las Letras.Emilio Naranjo / EFE The legacy of José Agustín Goytisolo (Barcelona, ​​1928 – Barcelona, ​​1999), an outstanding poet of the Generation of 50, […]

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Madrid prepares a bullfighting festival in Las Ventas for May 2 | Culture

Exterior esplanade of the Plaza de Las Ventas.A.L. The Center for Bullfighting Affairs, dependent on the Ministry of the Presidency of the Community of Madrid, is organizing a great bullfighting event -a festival with the presence of some of the leading figures in the ranks, according to the Mundotoro portal- in the bullring of Las […]

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Las Ventas inaugurates a mosaic by Luis Gordillo in memory of Víctor Barrio | Culture

Since yesterday, the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid has had a ceramic mosaic in homage to the bullfighter Víctor Barrio, who was killed by a goring at the 2016 Teruel fair, inaugurated in the presence of the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, and the mayor of the capital, José Luis Martínez […]

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