Archivo de la etiqueta: Running of the bulls

Traces of Hemingway in Pamplona Today

Hemingway made famous the encierro—Spanish for Running of the Bulls—when he fell in love with Pamplona, beginning in 1923. He painted a colorful portrait of the wine- and absinthe-fueled festivities in The Sun Also Rises, his first novel,which was published in 1926.

Read more about this, in a very interesting article writed by Kate Silver, at

San Fermin 2013

The poster entitled “Canan”, by Pamplona architect Elixabete Bordonaba, will be the poster for San Fermin 2013. The winning piece represents the plane of Pamplona in black over red, with some white lines, where the river Arga simulates the bull’s horns, and some of the streets, the head of the bull.

It is the first woman to win the popular vote of the International Competition of San Fermin posters, held for six years. His work has received 36% of the total of 4,964 votes cast by citizens registered in Pamplona, you could choose your favorite from March 10 until Monday April 29. The author of the work will win 3,600 euros which was reduced by the City Council two years ago, when it was 4,200 euros.


The winning poster, which has been exposed in the courtyard of the Palace of the Constable during the voting period along with the other seven finalists, will be visible from the June 8 Count Rodezno the room. From that day until July 14, the eight posters and 92 selected by the jury will be on show every year presents the best works submitted to the contest.

San Fermin 2013

A jury has selected eight posters from the 451 presented, and now the locals will select one from those to be the official poster for San Fermin Festival 2013.

The eight works will be shown at the in the Palace of the Constable, from Wednesday, so that persons enumerated in Pamplona will be able to choose between them to represent the sanfermines 2013.