Lienzo Charro Mariano Ramos de Calvillo is a bullfighting arena named in honor of Mariano Ramos – the famous former Mexican bullfighter known by the nickname “Torero Charro”.
Mariano Ramos – the patriarch of charro
Mariano Ramos was noted for its techniques and skills of bullfighting, quite new and unusual for that period of time. His style was dry but powerful. He attracted a lot of attention when 18 May 1972 he performed in Madrid. He was just 18 at that moment. Mariano was a national charro (local name for “bullfighter”) champion, his father was the charro Rafael Ramos, for this reason he got his nickname “Torero Charro”.
In 2008 he gained the reward of the National Association of Matadors Mexico because of 55 years of life and 37 years as a matador. In addition the arena in Calvillo got his name. Since that time it is known as Lienzo Charro Mariano Ramos in Calvillo.
Genuine charro spirit in Lienzo Charro Mariano Ramos de Calvillo
If you decide to visit Lienzo Charro Mariano Ramos in Calvillo, you will certainly immerse yourself into a real Mexican charreria atmosphere. Sunday is generally the day when the Mexican lienzos (bullfighting arenas) fill up with music, colour and fiesta to celebrate the famous charros. Hundreds of Mexicans gather together to enjoy and feel the thrill of all kinds of this traditional Mexican leisure time.
An integral part of Mexican culture in Lienzo Charro Mariano Ramos de Calvillo
Although today charreria is considered a sport. In many Mexican regions it is still a way of life that is passed from generation to generation. That’s why it is given such an important role in our country’s traditions. It is still perhaps one of its most authentic and beautiful. The charro shoulders the responsibility of being the prototype of nationalism and the symbol of a people’s identity. It is undoubtedly expressed without reservations, without imitations.
Feel yourself a part of this national pride visiting Lienzo Charro Mariano Ramos de Calvillo!