Thursday, September 07, 2006

BOB MARLEY, LORD SYDNEY. CURRO DE UTRILLA, LEEN VALKENIER. IBIZA BULLRING DAYS.

















































Photo's above.
An old version of a mock-bullfight poster and a bullfight with El Codobes in Ibiza.



Several pictures of the old Ibiza bullring.

Event producer and owner of the Ibiza bullring (Plaza de toros) Curro de Utrilla with Lord Sydney in (as late as 1992) when they met up again after many years.



Bob Marley and a entrada ticket from a tourist at the time.

Photo of Curro de Utrilla with Lord Sydney in the year 2000 at legendary restaurante Bahia.

Fotos under Lord Sydney in action as a young mock-bullfighter and flamenco performer. Audience during the show.



foto Bob Marley and Lord Sydney.

IBIZA THE OLD DAYS, WHERE ARTISTS, LEGENDS AND BOHEMIANS WERE FAMILY. THE OLD 'PLAZA DE TOROS' (BULLRING) WAS USED NOT ONLY FOR BULLFIGHT SHOWS BUT, ALSO FOR SEVERAL UNIQUE CONCERTS.





Photo - BOB MARLEY who gave a concert in the bullring and LORD SYDNEY who performed with his flamenco and bullfight demonstrations. The first thing Bob and Sydney did when they met at the airport and bullring, was changing it into a mini football field and play before and after the show.




Sydney in the Ibiza bullring in earlier days.

Drawing by artist William Linzee on the young bullfighter Sydney made while in action in the Ibiza bullring.
















Sydney advising and directing friend and Dutch TV writer Leen Valkenier during a fiesta campera bullfight show in the Ibiza plaza (Late sixties) Later he would also direct his own bullfight and flamenco shows and his weekly shows in downtown Ibiza for the rich and famous.

Photo under. Sydney with his dog friends Fatty and Tiki at La Marina during a first Ibiza documentary.

The young Sydney had been saving the lifes of many street dogs during

the old Ibiza days.

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