Sanfermines 2020 Canceled Due to COVID-19

The Fiesta de San Fermīn and the Running of the Bulls in 2020 has officially been canceled by the City of Pamplona as a precaution due to the pandemic.  There will be some celebrations allowed on 6 July, but no large groups, and no street lunches. TVE will be broadcasting a running of the bulls…

Las ganaderías de la Feria del Toro 2020

The Fuente Ymbro bulls of Cádiz are returning for Sanfermines 2020 The list of returning bulls for SF2020 includes the bulls of Núñez del Cuvillo, Jandilla, Miura, Victoriano del Río, Cebada Gago, José Escolar and La Palmosilla. MIURA de Lora del Río, Sevilla. VICTORIANO DEL RÍO de Guadalix de la Sierra, Madrid. Hros. de D. JOSÉ CEBADA…

A Montón and the Running of the Bulls

One of the constant dangers when running with the bulls is a montón, when a runner falls and others trip over him, with runners piling one on top of another until they block the way.  The real danger here is being crushed under the weigh of the other runners or the hones of a bull as…

‘¡No os importe matar! Sanfermines 1978’

A look at what happened and who was responsible. Un libro en el que Sabino Cuadra apunta a responsabilidades penales (el comisario Rubio y el comandante Ávila) y políticas (Martín Villa). Rodolfo Martín Villa ha sido imputado por la Fiscalía de Argentina por crímenes contra la humanidad. Sabino Cuadra: “Martín Villa es el precursor de…

Las Monjas Bulls run the 1st encierro of the Fiestas de Tafalla 2019

  Tafalla’s running of the bulls began this morning with the Las Monjas bulls from Sevilla.  It was a fast run of just over 2 minutes with only 4 injuries, three from Navarra and one from France. See the Official Program The Fiesta in Tafalla, located 30 km south of Pamplona, runs from August 14-20 each…

Carteles de la Feria del Toro 2019

El presidente de la Comisión Taurina D. José María Marco García-Mina ha procedido a la lectura de unos carteles donde destacan la presencia de los grandes triunfadores de las ferias taurinas de 2019. Andrés Roca Rey por partida doble, “El Juli”, Pablo Aguado, Cayetano y Antonio Ferrera componen el grueso principal de toreros que tiran…

Sanfermines 2019 Cartel Poster

This year’s cartel poster is a work by César Barrio, the 60th poster commissioned by La Casa de Misericordia, the charity which owns the bullring, the Plaza de Toros de Pamplona, the 3rd largest bullring in Spain. Contact Sanfermin Tours for additional information or to arrange a package for the running of the bulls.

Peñas de Pamplona and Sanfermines

There are seventeen official Peñas, social clubs, in Pamplona, numbering from a few hundred members to more then a thousand,.  Much like the Sociedades Gastronómicas, the members-only gastronomic societies in the Basque country, their main purpose is to get together in their clubhouses during the year to celebrate their culture and cuisine, but Pamplona’s Peñas also…

The Bulls of Sanfermines 2019

The bulls for the Fiesta de San Fermin and the running of the bulls have been announced, including the debut of the bulls from La Ganadería Tarifeña (Cadiz), La Palmosilla, a new breed (1996) from the bulls of Juan Pedro Domecq and Núñez del Cuvillo. Miura  de Lora del Río, Sevilla. Victoriano del Río de Guadalix de…