06/01/2020The latest issue, #10, of the quarterly magazine “Eguzkia,” by the Euzko Etxea in La Plata, is now available online corresponding to June 2020. It can be read online, and if desired, can be printed to be read. Due to the situation caused by the pandemic, it has come out earlier than ever, and today, June 1st it is already available online.
05/29/2020Without any Basque ancestors, Edu Vergel came to the Euskal Echea Association in Comodoro Rivadavia in the Patagonian province of Chubut, attracted by the dancing. But his interest in the Basque Country and its culture and people didn’t stop there, and he connected in such a way with the institution that in time he became one of its board of directors and standard-bearer at official ...
05/29/2020Even if the original festivities had to be altered because of the Coronavirus, “Txapela,” the Basque natural cider made in Argentina, will celebrate its first year of life, a year of great growth and success, and will do so with “events” during social isolation.
05/28/2020The well-known restaurant located on the first floor of Laurak Bat Basque Club is now available. The locale, a dining room and bar including kitchen facilities and annexes is in perfect shape and ready to start working again with a new project. This is why the board of directors did not hesitate to put it up for rent.
05/28/2020Known for its solidarity initiatives the Basque club in San Nicolas has a large group of cooks that since 2002 have been involved in the “Etxe Nasaia,” project that feed school children at the club's facilities. Schools are now closed due to the quarantine, but since hunger has not disappeared, volunteers at the Basque club came back to the project and begun cooking again every ...
05/27/2020Sabrina Otegui, EuskalKultura.eus correspondent in Buenos Aires will talk today live on Instagram about the work done by this daily Basque Culture and Basque Diaspora bulletin, as a space for sharing news, and an informative meeting place in Basque communities around the world. It will be a conversation with facilitator, Victoria Roldan, from the Lyric Soul Foundation
05/27/2020We are commemorating the 500th anniversary of the expedition (1519-1522) that culminated in the first ever trip around the world led by Basque sailor Juan Sebastian Elcano, from Getaria (Gipuzkoa), in a context conditioned in the last few months by the Coronavirus. We take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about that time, the people and context, precisely what this book offers the reader and so today ...
05/27/2020The steps that it is carrying out, are obviously those that the board can take care of virtually, but that does not make them any less important. In fact, they are using social media to reconnect with those that were once members of the club as well as with possible new members.
05/26/2020With a much more encouraging picture than that of its neighboring countries, Uruguay begins to emerge from confinement, which, although not mandatory, had its consequences. The collateral damage of the pandemic is already noticeable and, as in the rest of the world, it will take time for society to recover, especially regarding the economy.
05/26/2020Txertoa Publishers announced the publication of a novel by Juan Lekue Goikuria Solitude, that is now available online and will soon be in book stores. According to a review provided by the publisher, Solitude is the story of Jean Claude and Lucille who like many other Basques emigrated to the United States in the beginning of the 20th century looking for a better future but who found themselves in extreme ...