The Viti be the harbinger of the Carnival festivities 2011 of Ciudadrodrigo

The matador Santiago Martin “the Viti”, the next 13 May will celebrate fifty years of its alternative, He will proclaim the 4 March in Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca) traditional festivals of Carnival del Toro, han informado hoy a Efe fuentes de la organización.
el viti dará el pregón de los carnavales del toro
the viti give the opening speech of the carnival bull

“the Viti”, the matador who more times has been taken on the shoulders of the bullring of Las Ventas in Madrid, will return to Ciudad Rodrigo as a preacher twenty-eight years after having done so for the first time, in 1983, five after being invited, the same purpose, by the Association of Friends of Alguacilillo.

El matador de Vitigudino, of 72 years and retired from 1979, He has accepted the challenge to proclaim the winter holidays of Ciudad Rodrigo because it “an endearing place, of many friends”, including has cited two founders, deceased, the Bolsín Taurino, Abraham Cid and Angel Elijah.

“the Viti”, it took and confirmed the alternative in sales 13 May 1961, remember “with love” three appearances as becerrista and two killer in the bull festivals organized within Carnival Toro.

El alcalde de Ciudad Rodrigo, Javier Iglesias, considers his appointment as Mayor Crier is because it is a “universal salmantino, master of masters”.

Above 1.200 salmantino goaded the biggest celebrations skilled in the main squares of Spain, France and Latin America between 1961, year of his doctorate in Madrid, and 1979, when he pulled in Valladolid.

Ha pasado a la historia por ser uno de los diestros que con más profundidad y sentimiento ha interpretado el arte del toreo, with the placet of the most demanding hobbies, including Madrid, he pulled shoulder sixteen times, and Seville.

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