The Beaucairoise Sylvie Ferri, first woman president of the race: a velvet hand in an iron glove

The Beaucairoise Sylvie Ferri, first woman president of the race: a velvet hand in an iron glove

Coming from a family deeply rooted in bullfighting, she will be at the bullring on June 7. When she introduces herself, Sylvie Ferri proudly declares: “I am Camargue, I have the fe di biou.” This practically untranslatable Proven├žal expression could mean having the fiber, being totally impregnated, identified with. And this is indeed what defines …

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