Bullfights Banned in Catalonia

Bullfights have become an intense preoccupation of very many Spanish people. However, they were also highly criticised in the latest period, therefore, the Spanish authorities have decided to ban bullfights in Catalonia, a region in Spain. Today the last bullfight takes place in Barcelona. The law of banning bullfights in Catalonia will come into force starting with 1st of January 2012. More than 20,000 people are waited to come in the Monumental arena in Barcelona, where most famous toreadors will perform for the last time in this kind of event. The Catalan Parliament banned the spectacle in July 2010 following a signature-collection campaign by animal rights activists. This important decision in the lives of Catalans has gathered many bullfight enthusiasts outside the arena Monumental, who started to celebrate. However, at a very close distance, many fans of bullfighting in Catalonia were queue for the last minute tickets for the bullfight in Catalonia on the first day of next year.

Bullfights Forbidden in Catalonia - Source Wikimedia.org
Bullfights Forbidden in Catalonia – Source Wikimedia.org

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