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If you want to travel from the Diaspora to get to know the Basque Country, check Pedro Oiarzabal's "Basque to the roots"

08/02/2021

Travel to Euskadi with the possibilities of researching and delving into your roots, find your family’s baserri, or that of other family members… If you live in the Diaspora, and are thinking about traveling to Europe to visit Bilbao or the Basque country, why not do so with an expert in both worlds? Pedro Oiarzabal is very knowledgeable about the Basque Diaspora and together with the agency, "Bilbao paso a paso," (Bilbao Step by Step), he offers people and groups form the Diaspora a unique experience in trips to all of Euskal Herria, as well as ...

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August begins in the Diaspora celebrating San Inazio and will conclude with Basque festivities in San Francisco

07/30/2021

Basque festivities at the Basque Cultural Center in San Francisco at the end of August; and in Saint Pierre et Miquelon mid-month August turns out to be a 'rare' month each year, as it is the quintessential vacation month in Euskal Herria. In the Diaspora, it begins by celebrating San Inazio this year tomorrow Saturday 31 and Sunday 1. Touched by the pandemic. In the Diaspora, San Ignacio - or San Inazio, Iñaki Deuna ... - is linked to numerous festivities that are organized in honor of this Basque saint from Azpeitia. ...

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From Cordoba, the Gerora Association is a reference for traditional Basque music and instruments in the Diaspora

07/30/2021

Next Basque music and instruments courses and workshops by Gerora from Cordoba, Argentina Since its beginning in 2010, the Gerora Basque Cultural Association in Cordoba has worked to disseminate all Basque cultural expressions.  Its activities related to the language, literature, dance, song, film and gastronomy give an account of this.  But without a doubt, music has been one of the most important pillars for this institution to make itself known and to make the most typical and oldest ...

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Argentina: filming of “El Vasco” announced to begin on August 30th with Morrison, in Cordoba as the main location

07/30/2021

Poster for the film “El Vasco,” Basque Argentine co-production EuskalKultura.eus announces in previous articles the beginning of the filming of El Vasco (The Basque) a film by Basque producer Pausoka, in coproduction with the Argentineans at Oest Films and Prisma.  With this goal, this Monday, August 2nd the film’s director, Jabi Elortegi; director of photography Jon Sangroniz, and Telmo Esnal assistant director will arrive in Argentina.

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Is your last name Kruzalegi, Cruzalegui or one of its variants? The Trujilloko Euskal Etxea invites you to a “family reunion”

07/29/2021

The Crucelegui brothers was a well-known arms factory in Eibar (Gipuzkoa) What do you know about your origins, the origin of your surname and your ancestors and the culture and country from which they came to America? The Basque Center of Trujillo, Trujilloko Euskal Etxea, invites you on August 15 to an online meeting of all those people with the surname Cruzalegui, Kruzalegi, Crucelegui, Cruzalaegi (or any of its variants) who are interested in knowing more about where they come ...

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Modified San Inazio Basque Festivities this weekend in Boise, without any activities in the Basque Block

07/29/2021

This year there won’t be any San Inazio festivities on Boise’s Basque Block (archive photo) This weekend is the feast of Saint Ignatius, San Inazio, the patron saint of Basques in Boise.  But the Basque club preferred to play it safe and save its usual festivities for next year, and so there won’t be any dances, or events in the Basque Block.  The festivities will include just three events a Pintxo-Pote, not in the Basque Block; San Inazio procession and Mass; and the ...

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A course on Basques yesterday and today in the Basque Country and the Diaspora online from the CWI

07/29/2021

“Basque Heritage and Contemporary People:” a new online Cultural Anthropology course at CWI The course will analyze the Basques of the Basque Country focusing also on the Diaspora in the American West, and will touch on topics such as the historical context of the Foruak, the political problems related to a nation that is not a nation-state, the forces of migration, Basque nationalism, cultural topics such as food, dance, music and festivals, gender and roles, challenges related to preserving a ...

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The street exhibit “Basque Way,” about the mark of the Basques in America, concludes this Friday in Donostia

07/28/2021

The exhibit “Basque Way” will remain open until Friday in Donostia, on Urdaneta Street behind the Cathedral The street exhibit “Basque Way" continues through Friday in the center of San Sebastian in front of the Koldo Mitxelena Building and the post office, behind the Cathedral.  The exhibit that was inaugurated in Vitoria, has also traveled through Bilbao to end its tour on July 30th, the eve of San Ignazio, organized by the public entity Acción Cultural Española (AC/E), ...

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Two positions to teach Basque and Basque culture at two universities in Argentina and Mexico respectively

07/28/2021

The Etxepare Basque Institute published both job opportunities in Mexico (in the photo) and in Argentina The National University of La Plata (UNLP), based in La Plata, Argentina and the Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) based in Mexico City, are looking for positions to begin at the beginning of 2022.  The deadline to apply is August 16th.  Total salary is 20,000 Euros in Argentina and 17,000 in Mexico.

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The “Basque songbook” app by Iker Canut has enjoyed 300 downloads in three days. Have you downloaded it yet?

07/28/2021

Image of the “Cancionero Vasco,” App and its creator, Iker Canut in Gernika The “Cancionero Vasco,” (Basque songbook) is an app that provides the user, simply and for free, lyrics to more than 100 songs in Euskera, including their translations into Spanish, and “Bilbainadas.” It also includes 60 scores and a poem section.  Currently the App is available for Android, but according to its creator, Iker Canut, is already working to make it also available for ...

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