SAN ISIDRO GETS A ROUSING WELCOME-BACK (IN PANDEMIC FORMAT)

SAN ISIDRO GETS A ROUSING WELCOME-BACK (IN PANDEMIC FORMAT) »

14 May, 2021
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The San Isidro as celebrated in 2021 may not be at full throttle but it is close enough. Next year, it will be all systems go. Just keep your fingers crossed!

SAN ISIDRO 2021, WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

SAN ISIDRO 2021, WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU »

11 May, 2021
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San Isidro festivities are under way! Get into the spirit of things. Join!

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “LA FIESTA BRAVA: Winding Up San Isidro 1983,” 24 June 1983

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “LA FIESTA BRAVA: Winding Up San Isidro 1983,” 24 June 1983 »

9 Jun, 2019
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The Isidril month of June 1983 got off to a good start with a fine corrida from Alonso Moreno which facilitated the triumphs of the toreros. At the end of the Festival in June, But at the end of the Festival, the Salvador Guardiola Fantoni bulls did not facilitate the success of the toreros. Dámaso González was his usual valiant and determined self and could have cut an ear from his second bull but he had difficulty with the kill. José Ortega Cano did not have his lucky afternoon either. Thankfully, Jose Nelo “Morenito de Maracay” went all out and earned the applause of the public for his efforts.

SAN ISIDRO CELEBRATIONS: FREE CONCERTS ON PLAZA MAYOR & TEMPLO DE DEBOD, 14 & 15 May 2017 !

SAN ISIDRO CELEBRATIONS: FREE CONCERTS ON PLAZA MAYOR & TEMPLO DE DEBOD, 14 & 15 May 2017 ! »

13 May, 2017
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The zesty Marileños are binging on Smart, Dumb and St. Clare Donuts, squid sandwiches, Spanish omelet, oxtail stews, a religious pilgrimage to the tune of guitars and tambourines, street parties, bullfights and concerts. Lots of free concerts!

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Bulls”, 13 June 1986

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Bulls”, 13 June 1986 »

15 Jun, 2016
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The entire plaza groaned in horror when Emilio Muñoz’s first bull made an unexpected charge and the matador turned, with capote in hand, to flee in helpless confusion

SAN ISIDRO 2013

SAN ISIDRO 2013 »

22 May, 2013
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 AN ANCIENT  FIESTA WITH A NEW TWIST

 

by Kris Sinclair Christian Photos: Kris, except Goya’s Pradera painting from the Wikimedia