Empiezan las fiestas más internacionales que tenemos los vascos. Una semana de celebración, diversión y mucha emoción en la Capital de los vascos. Esperemos que el Capote de San Fermín ayude a que no haya sustos.
Dejamos a nuestros lectores algunas referencias a los Sanfermines 2011 aparecidas a lo largo del mundo.
Novinite – 7/7/2011 – Bulgaria
Pictures San Fermin
Several `mozos` or runners are chased by bulls from Torrestrella ranch during the first bullrun of 2011 Sanfermines Fiesta in Pamplona town, Navarra region, northern Spain, 07 July 2011.
The Nation – 7/7/2011 – Paquistan
Spain’s San Fermin Festival starts
The fiestas of San Fermin are celebrated in Irunea/Pamplona, in the region of Navarra, every year from the 6th to the 14th of July. They have become internationally known because of the running of the bulls, where the bulls are lead through the streets of the old quarter as far as the bull ring by runners.
CNN- 7/7/2011- USA
Annual running of bulls kicks off in Spain
The first day of the annual running of the bulls in Pamplona on Thursday was a swift race through old town for hundreds of runners trying to stay a step ahead of the raging bulls, but just one runner went to hospital with injuries, a Red Cross official said.
Associated Press – 7/7/2011 – USA
Clean start to Pamplona’s running of the bulls
Thousands of thrill-seekers dashed ahead of six fighting bulls in the streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona on Thursday in a fast first running of the bulls in this year’s San Fermin festival.
News – 7/7/2011 -Australia
Spain parties for Running of the Bulls
TENS of thousands of people have packed Pamplona’s main square for the launch of the “Chupinazo” rocket – the start of Spain’s most famous bull-running festival.
Reuters – 7/7/2011 -USA
Festival lures runners to dodge deadly bulls
The Chilean-born waiter is one of the thousands of adrenaline junkies who have packed the streets of the northern Spanish town of Pamplona each year since the death-defying running of the bulls ritual inspired novelist Ernest Hemingway, who spread its fame around the world.