Penelope Cruz, A Talented Actress With A Wonderful Background Lcs Spanish 1 Info On Famous Mexican

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Early Life:
Penelope Cruz was born in Madrid, Spain on the 28th of April in1974. She was born to a hairdresser and car mechanic and retailer. She had two siblings, Monica, an actress, and Eduardo. She also has a paternal half sister named Salma. As a child she did ballet and loved to “play act” with her friends. She did many auditions as she could but was rejected because she was too young. When she was 15 she auditioned at a talent agency and won over about 300 other girls.
The Spanish tend to eat late. Lunch takes place around 2 or 3 in the afternoon, and dinner can come as late as 9 or 10 at night. Lunch ranks as the primary meal of the day, featuring multiple courses and a longer time frame. Spaniards are also known for skipping out on household dinners in favor of eating out at a tapas bar instead. Tapas consists of pieces of bread with toppings such as meats, olives and cheese. Bullfighting is linked to Spanish culture. Developed out of the gladiator traditions formerly practiced during the time of the Roman Empire, bullfighting gradually rose to national prominence. The image of a bold matador sweeping his cape past a charging bull is undoubtedly one of the most commonly associated elements of Spanish culture. As evidence of this, many of the biggest bullfighting rings in the world can be found in Spain, with venues in cities like Madrid.
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