The great dream of José Gómez ‘Joselito’

The great dream of José Gómez ‘Joselito’

The King of Bullfighters devised the monumental bullrings and shaped his dream in Seville   As we told you in the previous post (100 years of Joselito’s death), the youngest of the Gallo was a visionary of bullfighting in and…

100 years of Joselito’s death

100 years of Joselito’s death

The King of the Bullfighters lost his life on May 16, 1920 in La Caprichosa, the Bullring of Talavera de la Reina   No one could imagine that José Gómez Ortega, Joselito or Gallito, would make the last walk of…

Bullfighting surgeons, Guardian Angels

Bullfighting surgeons, Guardian Angels

The acknowledgments of the work of bullfighting surgeons will never be enough Every time blood is spilled in the arena, we place our faith in the doctors at the head of the infirmary of the bullring and, fortunately, most of…

The dream of being a bullfighter

The dream of being a bullfighter

The long and hard way to wear the lights suit Can you imagine the face of a mother who suddenly hears “Mom, I want to be a bullfighter”? It would probably freeze her blood. A son who wishes to dedicate…

The bullfighting season 2020 begins

The bullfighting season 2020 begins

We bring you the first fairs of the season that have presented their bullfighting posters The bullfighting season starts at the Fair of Valdemorillo 2020 Just three weeks to celebrate the festivities of San Blas and La Candelaria and the…

Posters of Real Maestranza of Seville

Posters of Real Maestranza of Seville

We review the posters of the ‘Real Maestranza’ in Seville for the bullfighting seasons of recent years The ‘Real Maestranza de Caballería’ of the Spanish capital is usually the first to publicize the main work of the season to begin,…

Bullfighters tailoring: art in gold and silk

Bullfighters tailoring: art in gold and silk

We enter the tailor shops, craft workshops where bullfighters wear their dreams. Following the closure of the mythical Emilio Tailoring a few days ago, we want to review the main bullfighting tailors. Emilio announced its closure after 37 years of…

The main steer-bullfighters of 2019

The main steer-bullfighters of 2019

Who have stood out this season? We review the most important steer-bullfighters of 2019   In the second ranking we find the list of young steer-bullfighters, the quarry of those who will soon be bullfighters and who currently has an…