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Bullfighting remains a tradition in Seville, Spain

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Colombian matador Luis Bolivar prepares to drive a sword into a bull during a bullfight in The Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain on April 16.

Traditional bullfighting is considered to be an art form in Spain, Portugal, southern France and some Latin American countries. Although it was banned in 2011 in Catalonia in the northeastern region of Spain, it remains popular in Seville.

Marcelo Del Pozo / Reuters

A young boy watches Colombian matador Luis Bolivar before the start of a bullfight in The Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain on April 16.

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Colombian matador Luis Bolivar performs a pass to a bull during a bullfight on April 16 at The Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain.

Marcelo Del Pozo / Reuters

Colombian matador Luis Bolivar during a bullfight in The Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain on April 16.

 

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