Running of the bulls festival starts; crowd doused in wine

July 6, 2015 8:07 PM

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Running of the bulls festival starts; crowd doused in wine

Revelers gathered on City Hall Square celebrate after the firing of the txupinazo rocket, which marks the official beginning of the Fiestas de San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain, July 6. 2015. The festival, locally known as Sanfermines, is held annually from July 6-14 in commemoration of the city's patron saint.

A band performs during the opening day or 'Chupinazo.' Hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world attend the nine-day fiesta. Many of them participate in the highlight event: The running of the bulls - or encierro - where they attempt to outrun the bulls along an approximately half-mi...

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