Bullfighting, Spanish la fiesta brava (“the brave festival”) or corrida de toros (“running of bulls”), Portuguese corrida de touros or French combats de taureaux, is the national spectacle of Spain and many Spanish-speaking countries. During the show a bull is ceremoniously fought in a sand arena by a matador and usually killed.
Bullfighting is also popular in Portugal and southern France. Besides, a kind of bullfighting is popular in Korea, Japan, and some countries of the Middle East, but this form pits bull against bull.
The Spanish word for bullfighting is corrida de toros that can be literally translated as “running of bulls”.
A bullfight is always held in a round-shape arena or venue called plaza de toros.