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EuskalKultura cancels the English edition of its bulletin and begins a period of reflection about its future

10/04/2021

Last week’s cover and news section of EuskalKultura.eus including one of its last English editions EuskalKultura has made the difficult decision to cancel the English edition of its bulletin. Last week’s will be the last one for now. A decided militant commitment to Basque culture and the Basque Diaspora have been hallmarks of EuskalKultura from its inception, without making the economic aspects the priority (because if not, we would surely not have even started the EuskalKultura project).  In the ...

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With Ikurriña in hand, Argentine Miguel Boado joins the cities of Olavarria and Lujan on foot to fulfill a promise to the Virgin

09/30/2021

Miguel Boado, at the beginning of the trip in front of the Olavarria Basque Club and at his destination arriving at the Basilica in Lujan Miguel Boado isn’t just a member but has also become one of the pillars of the Olavarria Basque Club.  Although a Basque descendant --his family tree includes the surnames Bergara and Urbina -- it was through his daughters, who began dancing with the club dantzaris, that he joined Gure Etxe Maitea.  That is when he began collaborating in various activities especially in the area of ...

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Streaming: Follow online the presentations and events of the AEMI Conference in Donostia online, we provide the links

09/30/2021

Follow the 31st AEMI Conference at the Miramar Palace in Donostia online this Thursday and Friday As we published yesterday, the 31st edition of the AEMI (Association of European Migration Institutions) Conference will take place this Thursday and Friday organized by the Basque Government’s Directorate of the Basque Community Abroad.  The conference can be followed online via streaming, with links provided here:

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Vote for your candidate for the 2021 Manuel Lekuona Award by Sunday, the Diaspora is also represented

09/29/2021

The nine candidates for the 2021 Manuel Lekuona Award Sunday, October 3rd is the deadline to vote for candidates for the 2021 Manuel Lekuona Award presented by Eusko Ikaskuntza, the Society of Basque Studies. In this edition, there are 9 candidates including two with direct ties to the Diaspora and this bulletin, Arantzazu Ametzaga is the pure history of our Diaspora, and a luxury collaborator with EuskalKultura.eus.  Elixabete Garmendia, is a journalist and ...

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The 31st AEMI Conference will analyze Diasporas and their relationship with their homelands this week in Donostia

09/29/2021

The 31st AEMI conference will take place at the Miramar Palace in Donostia-San Sebastian The Palacio Miramar in San Sebastian will be the site of the 2021 AEMI (Association of European Migration Institutions) meeting and conference this Thursday and Friday, September 30 and October 1st.  The Basque Government through its Directorate for the Basque Community Abroad organized the event as a member of the association since 2007 when it joined at the meeting that took place in Turku, Finland. It was ...

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Colombia: The Bogota Euskal Etxea held its first in person event since the beginning of the pandemic

09/28/2021

First event and in person activity at the Bogota Basque Club since the beginning of the pandemic After 18 months of no activities due to the pandemic, the Basque club in the Colombian capital once again gathered members and friends, in this case for an informal lunch. The event took place on Saturday, September 25th and the menu prepared especially for the occasion by the local El Vasco included pintxos and paella.  After lunch, there were toasts and speeches, those present then took their places around ...

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Tbilisi State University (TSU) in Georgia will begin teaching Basque language and culture classes this year

09/28/2021

Tbilisi, capital of the former Soviet Republic of Georgia is the site of TSU that now has its own lecturer in Basque language and culture Beginning this academic year, the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) in Georgia will provide classes on both Basque language and culture thanks to an agreement signed with the Etxepare Basque Institute.  It is common knowledge that a fraternal historic relationship exists between Georgia and the Basque Country, and there are academics who defend theories that relate the origin of ...

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The Euzko Etxea in Villa Maria celebrates 75 years this week with a logo and a program of in person events

09/27/2021

Logo for the 75th anniversary of the Euzko Etxea in Villa Maria This Basque club in the province of Cordoba will begin its 75th anniversary program this week.  On Wednesday, September 29th at 7pm mass will be celebrated at the Father of the Trinity Church and at 8pm a commemorative plaque will be unveiled, followed by a toast at the clubhouse. The festivities will continue on Saturday, October 2nd, at the Sociedad Rural in Villa Maria.

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The Gure Txoko Basque Club in Valladolid celebrated the Basque Diaspora Day with men and women Herri Kirolak

09/27/2021

Demonstration of Trontzalaris in Valladolid on September 18th to celebrate the Day of the Basque Diaspora The re-entry of September, the beginning of a new academic year, and the celebration of the Day of the Basque Diaspora have been propitious occasions at many Basque clubs around the world.  For many, at the dawn of some improvement in data regarding the pandemic in different countries, where important steps have been taken to meet in person again, that strive to return to “normality.” That is what ...

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“Bakaiku, única casa," by Maru Roson: a documentary that bridges the gap between the Diaspora and Navarre

09/27/2021

Documentary “Bakaiku, unica casa,” by Argentine director Maru Roson Emerging from her academic training, the documentary “Bakaiku, unica casa,” by Argentine Maru Roson, is an intimate story of family history, in which the young director tells about the arrival of her great-grandfather, Luciano Urrestarazu, a native of Bakaiku, in the south American country, and her return to his hometown, to get to know the Basque legacy in person, that came to her from her ...

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