TOKYO-2019 Events / Other

Tauromaquia

  • Prize
    Silver in Events/Other
  • Photographer
    Jordi Cohen
  • Photo Date
    2019

Bull fighting in Spain is probably one of the best-known popular customs around the world.Bullfights are considered one of the symbols of the Hispanic culture. Spain has the longest season and it is the country in which most of the bullfights take place.Actually, bullfighting is a universe of its own called tauromaquia. Made of hundreds of rules, thousands of traditions and a little bit of superstition, bullfighting evokes one of the most passionate and controversial discussions in and out of Spain.Bullfighting season in Spain runs from March to October.

Jordi Cohen is a documentary photographer based in Barcelona. Born in Manresa, Spain. With a Medical background, he has worked for twenty years in the health sector in Spain, Latin America and Africa. Make fundamentally social reports. His work attempts to convey emotions linked to cultural aspects of different countries and civilizations. NGO Contributor AIDNOH (Haiti), Agua de Coco (Madagascar) and Cafebabel (Digital European magazine).Has exhibited his work in Europe and America, to highlight San Diego Art Institute, CEH “Manege” St. Petersburg, Royal Geographical Society of London, Galle