Caravinagre stars in the Poster Announcing Sanfermines 2015
The poster titled, “Kilikón”, by Javier Erice Larumbe of Pamplona, will be the image of Sanfermines 2015 after being declared the winner by popular vote among 462 entriesin this year´s contest.
“Kilikon” is an oil painting showing the profile of this popular “kiliki”, from theentourage of the giant kings and queens who dance through the streets of Pamplonaduring Sanfermines. Facing Caravinagre or Vinegar Face, is the silhouette of a childtaunting the figure.
Javier Erice, studied decoration in the Escuela of Artes y Oficios in Pamplona. He alsoreceived classes of drawing and painting in the same school with well-known artistssuch as Beunza, Baquedano and Aquerreta. Erice has participated in collective artshows with his paintings and has obtained various prizes in photography. He considershimself to be self-taught. At this time he works with the Juan Oliver group.
Caravinagre for the Fourth Time
Since 1900 this is the fourth time that Caravinagre, this big-headed, little person fromthe royal entourage, has announced the fiesta of San Fermín. The last occasion was onlythree years ago when a designer from Navarra, David Alegría won the popular votewith his poster, “Te Quiero en San Fermín”. In it appears a “Kiliki” pointing with afinger towards the viewer with the sentence, “I want you for Sanfermines”, a caricature Uncle Sam