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San Fermin Festival Dictionary

If you want to come to Pamplona and feel like a Pamplonica, you should know a few necessary words to get around the city like a duck to water: Barracas: popular name given to the carnival at the bottom of the hill along the Arga River. This is where you can find rides and attractions for adults and children. Capotico …

Cheers!

What drink do you love? We love wine! We use wine to cook, drink,and even as a ingredient for great massages (yes, we can arrange a massage paired with glasses of wine while you’re in Pamplona). So, for Navarra’s people, wine is a big part of our culture! When I think of family moments I can imagine my uncle opening …

Can’t wait until next Running of the Bulls™?!

I’m still reminded each time I enjoyed in the past Sanfermines and I decide that I can’t wait until next year! Many people do not know that it is not necessary to wait a year to dance with the Peñas (music bands), watch the giants and big heads, or to run in front of Torico de Fuego (fireworks bull). Every …

City of Pamplona’s High Web Traffic

The municipal website of San Fermín records almost 60,000 hits between the 6th and 14th of July, the official program and moments of the Festival and Bull Run among the most visited pages.

2013 Bull Runner Survey Results

A survey at the Running of the Bulls™ shows that 56% of runners ran for the first time this year, and 86% are between the ages of 18 and 35.

Local Board of Civil Protection Meets

San Fermín Fiesta board reports a slight decline in the inflow of people, normal operations of city services, during the first days of the Festival.

Precautions Taken at the Running of the Bulls™

On July 2nd a non-slip surface will be applied to several sections of the streets where the Running of the Bulls takes place in order to reduce the number of falls by the runners and bulls.

The Sanfermines Soundtrack

When I came to Dallas one of the strangest sensations I felt was when I was at a party – everyone knew the song lyrics except for me. There I was in the middle of all the locals singing and I didn’t know any of the words. This put a damper on my nights out because I wasn’t having as …

Rojoneo, A traditional Bullfight

Many people traveling to Pamplona think that there are bullfights the entire year, but in Pamplona they only occur during the Running of the Bulls™. From 7 to July 14 you can attend traditional bullfights, but only on the July 6 can you enjoy the Rejones, a special bullfight where the bullfighter rides a horse. I can boast of having …