The festival of San Fermin 2011

Each year the festival of San Fermin attracts thousands of tourists in Pamplona, ​​Spain. During the nine days of celebrating the festival held bullfighting, carnival, fireworks and, of course, runs with the bulls. Celebrated since 1591, the San Fermin festival remains popular, but at the same time dangerous and causing a lot of controversy. This year has been injured several people at the festival will last until July 14. At issue are pictures of the first few days of celebrating the festival this year.

Torrestrella ranch fighting bull in the arena during the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7. (AP Photo / Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Chilean Alonso Seardi photo when he was severely wounded bull during a fiesta in 2010, in Pamplona. Seardi almost died when halftone bull horn pierced his chest last year, but it is going to repeat the race with the bulls this year. He gave this picture after the photo shoot. (Reuters / Eloy Alonso)

Tens of thousands of participants of the festival with traditional red scarves in the main square of Pamplona in Spain, at the beginning of the famous festival. (AP Photo / Ivan Aguinaga)

Traditional red scarves, marks the beginning of the fiesta. (Pedro Armestre / AFP / Getty Images)


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