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Semana de Toros
Traditional Bullrun in Spain
Semana de Toros bull run attracts more than 200,000 people in Spain, a horsemen accompany the torrent of bulls to the Calle Colon, which is the towns main square. But usualy each town has its own Fiesta which last the whole week.
It's called also blood sport, others consider it as unpleasant due to the injuries incurred by man and bull alike. But the followers says that it's a fine art and not a sport, as there aren't any elements of competition, so they find the event incredible to watch.
The event dates back in 14th Century in North-eastern Spain , and the most weird thing is that it has managed to keep its original character. The town is shuted down and everyone is ready for 1 week long party life. There is everything you can and can not imagine, parades, music, open bars, fancy dress contests, different attractions and parades for kids and many more. Countless market stalls with all kind of dresses you want to buy, and also a lot of traditional food.
During the day starts and continues the bull run, yhe youngsters can give their try in riding the bull , or some of them even try to jump over the bull, during he is running around the ring, Its a seven days festival mostly celebrated in Spain, Mexico and Portugal and southern France.
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