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The London Euskal Etxea will meet this Sunday online and evaluate its situation: with a nod to San Fermin singing “Pobre de mi"

07/09/2020

Archive images of members and friends of the London Basque Society Euskal Elkartea in an activity As in many other places around the world, the Londoners, along with other members of the London Basque Society Euskal Elkartea, have suffered due to the restrictions provoked by COVID-19, even with some of these being lifted at the beginning of July allowing the opening of pubs, and outdoors walks being permitted. With the local Basque calendar cancelled; they weren’t able to celebrate Aberri Eguna, or their ...

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Boise: Tomorrow there will be an online exchange between youth in North and South America: reflections on the Diaspora

07/09/2020

Participants in the Basque Government’s Gaztemundu 2019 Program, a program for youth from Basque clubs around the world As we announced last week, the Basque Museum and Cultural Center in Boise will host a Coffee Break tomorrow that will include the participation of three youth from Argentina who attended GAztemuncu 2019: Tomás Vicente (from the Euzko Alkartasuna Basque Club in Macachín), Inés Olazábal (from the Gure Etxea Basque Club in Tandil) and Alfonsina Leranoz (from Euskaltzaleak in Buenos Aires), ...

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The Beti Aurrera Basque Club in Chivilcoy celebrates its 37th anniversary with publications on its social media and a Zoom toast

07/09/2020

The Beti Aurrera Basque Club in Chivilcoy celebrates 37 years on the feast of San Fermin and will celebrate all week long online and on social media The Basque club in Chivilcoy is among the many that have had to celebrate its anniversary virtually due to the Coronavirus.  The cancellation of the event leaves a large void in the club’s annual program of activities, but not in the hearts of its members and friends, who have the opportunity to accompany Beti Aurrera as usual by following their publications on social media.

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Elections: Pedro Oiarzabal examines in today’s post what the various political parties provide in relation to the Diaspora

07/08/2020

See how the different political parties running in the Basque parliament elections address the Diaspora in their programs Researcher Pedro J. Oiarzabal, an expert on diaspora issues and a great connoisseur of our Diaspora, appears today with a new blog entry, this time on the occasion of the elections to the Basque Parliament that will take place next Sunday in the Basque Autonomous Community. Oiarzabal has taken the trouble to review what the main political parties participating in the elections say about the Diaspora and the Basques ...

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San Fermin has exploded! Not only on social media but adding the first face-to-face events since the start of the pandemic

07/08/2020

Respecting pandemic guidelines, event with masks, commemorating San Fermin 2020 in Tandil, Argentina Basque and Navarrese clubs in the Diaspora have colored their social media in red and white.  And despite the profound silence that currently invades the capital of Navarre, nobody in the Diaspora wants Sanfermines to pass by unnoticed. The “Gora San Fermin,” has moved from city hall’s balcony to online, always with the hashtags #LosViviremos, #BizikoDitugu coming from the Navarrese ...

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Basque Festival 2020 in St. Pierre et Miquelon, August 10-16th taking all precautions necessary and being more local than ever

07/07/2020

Saint Pierre et Miquelon delegates at a NABO meeting, with Michel Goïcoéchéa talking to the audience (photo EuskalKultura.eus) Having to adapt to the health crisis, but finally after a time of uncertainty, the Basque Festival in Saint Pierre et Miquelon will take place.  The event will be August 10-16, strictly following the stipulations set by health authorities, social distancing, wearing masks and using hand sanitizer that will be made available all over the festival grounds.

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Cañuelas, Argentina: the Denak Bat Basque Club will publish a book this week about its 60th anniversary (see video)

07/07/2020

60th anniversary logo The Euskal Etxea in Cañuelas, in the province of Buenos Aires, and part of the metropolitan area of bigger Buenos Aires City celebrated its 60th birthday on July 2nd and plans to celebrate it by publishing a newsletter on its social media that tells the story of the club mentioning this year’s activities as well, those that have already been held and those that are upcoming.

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FEVA held the first digital meeting of Basque clubs and federations in Central and South America

07/07/2020

1st virtual meeting of Basque clubs and federations in Central and South America Virtual meetings that have been used to solve urgencies in the context of quarantine, have become a new tool for the Basque community generating new meeting spaces.  Just ten days ago, Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu gathered with representatives of Basque clubs around the world to find out how everyone is doing during the pandemic and to relay a message of support.

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Listen to the song by Gotzon Merlo from the Euskal Etxea in Mallorca for a contest on the Coronavirus

07/06/2020

Among the works presented was a song by Gotzon Merlo with a video performing his version of “Aita-semeak” by Oskorri. Ongi, Gotzon! At this time conditioned by the pandemic, Euskal Etxea Artea de Mallorca did not carry out its traditional end-of-course meal, but as it was in the post-confinement phase, it called a pintxo-pote at a local tavern; also to present awards for the contest organized by the club taking quarantine as its theme.  Twenty people participated in the event. Among the winners were two children who participated ...

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Number 111 of Jazoera is already at the disposition of its readers, published in Caracas by Pedro javier Arriaga Aguirre

07/06/2020

Number 111 of the newsletter from the Basque community in Caracas, Venezuela published by Pedro Javier Arriaga Aguirre The June 2020 issue of Jazoera, number 111, was published last week the monthly newsletter created and shared by the Basque community in Caracas by Pedro Javier Arriaga Aguirre.  This number is special consisting of 61 pages. According Arriaga in his editorial, this number features the work of three neskak, Jone Leizaola, Itxaso Uzkanga and Arancha Olabeaga (with an extensive article about the latter ...

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