Felipe VI will preside over the Corrida de la Prensa on June 4 at Las Ventas in Madrid

King Felipe VI goes to preside for the second time the normal bullfighting celebration of the Madrid Press Association. It will likely be on June 4 within the Las Ventas bullring at 7:00 p.m.

This has been confirmed by the Royal House to the APM, which reviews it in a press release. Her Majesty already presided over a bullfight for Madrid journalists in 2018.

Now, on this 2023 version, the occasion will shut the isidril cycle for the fourth time in its historical past. Felipe VI will likely be accompanied by Juan Caño, president of the APM, and by the bullfighter Paco Ojeda. This will act as a bullfighting advisor.

Precisely the right-hander from Cádiz has admitted that the bullfight will likely be “as if he had been going to combat for the primary time in Madrid.” He has mentioned that “in a really particular yr”, he’s “very excited” to attend.

“It is a approach of recognizing my profession. I’m moved by every thing that this version brings collectively”, Ojeda has expressed. He will share his information and experiences with the king. Also on the occasion, the APM celebrates the centenary of the supply of the Golden Ear.

Hand in hand between Emilio de Justo and Paco Ureña

Said trophy will likely be delivered on the finish of the afternoon, to the very best bullfighter. Emilio de Justo and Paco Ureña will leap into the ring, providing a one-on-one to the spectators. Animals from the historic livestock of Vitorino Martín will likely be handled.

Ojeda has highlighted the “significance” of taking the title, which will likely be awarded by fashionable vote, thus recovering the system of a century in the past. The man from Sanlúcar de Barrameda has spoken about “there may be nothing extra stunning than sustaining traditions”.

He has praised “the work of the Press Association” as “some of the necessary props for the world of bullfighting.” He has additionally acknowledged the “basic” function of “good bullfighting chroniclers, if there isn’t any curiosity in what’s printed.”

This yr marks the fortieth anniversary of his emergence as a bullfighter, which the Andalusian right-hander recollects “with affection, however you can’t dwell on recollections.” He managed to carve out his profession within the squares till he reached the highest.