Pascual from Spain
is very typical in some parts of Spain. It's called
"The National Festival." It's the way that many
cities and villages celebrate their main
place where a bullfight is celebrated is always a
round arena. The most important characteristic of
the bullfight is that the bullfighter has to fight
the bull until he kills it with a sword.
bullfight has three parts. First, the bullfighter
fights with a cape. When the bull,which is very
strong, enters the arena; the bullfighter tries to
make the bull tired in order to make it lose
the bullfighter's assistant rides a horse up to the
bull and tries to put a sharp stick into the bull's
the bullfighter uses a stick with a red cloth
attached to fight the bull. This is a very
difficult art. It's in this part that the
bullfighter has to perform the best because it's
the time when the people will judge if he is a good
or bad fighter.
part is over when he kills the bull with a sharp
sword. He is considered a good bullfighter if he
can kill the bull the first time he tries to.
the popular Sevillana dance is like a bullfight.
The graceful movements of this dance shows what the
bullfighter does to the bull. In bullfighting, the
bullfighter fights with the bull. In the Sevillana
dance, the man (the male dancer) fights with the
woman (the female dancer). The man imitates the art
of the bullfighter and uses the different poses
that the bullfighter uses to fight the bull.
pictures of the Sevillana
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