Curiosities

curiosities of the bullfighting world, from the point of view of an amateur. Experience of Bullfighting Art, food, famous characters…

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…

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 Day of the Dead in Morelia

The Day of the Dead in Morelia

The Mexican city lives intensely this traditional festival for centuries     Intangible Heritage of Humanity Festival The Day of the Dead or Night of the Dead is one of the most important festivals in Mexico, declared Intangible Heritage of…

Bullfighting in VIP format

As in any sector, in bullfighting world we also find a part of luxury and amenities accessible only to a few, the most VIP We agree that bullfighting is a celebration of the people and a fundamental part of the…

A treasure in Las Ventas: Madrid Bullfighting Museum

A treasure in Las Ventas: Madrid Bullfighting Museum

Located in the Horse Yard of the Monumental in Madrid, the Bullfighting Museum of Madrid houses one of the most important collections of our country Through the Horse Yard of  the Bullring of Las Ventas you can access to the…

Beyond the arena: museums full of bullfighting treasures (III)

Beyond the arena: museums full of bullfighting treasures (III)

There are several bullrings which have museums full of jewels and memories to visit all year round, as well as libraries that review the history of Bullfighting Museum of the Real Maestranza de Caballería of Ronda, Málaga The noble institution,…