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On the verge of obtaining legal status, the Marcos de Paz Basque Club is closer to building its clubhouse

06/07/2019

Basque Stand at the Festival of Collectivities in Marcos Paz 2017 (photoEE) The Zuhaitzaren Herria Basque Club in Marcos Paz in the Province of Buenos Aires received a subsidy from the city government to complete the steps for obtaining legal status.  As Martin Garitonandia explained, “this is a subsidy that the local government gives intermediate institutions so that they can afford the expenses of the process.  We already presented everything in La Plata, so it should be ...

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The Gure Txokoa Basque Club in Azul teaches a class on Basque immigration at the local School #62

06/06/2019

Isabel Bidegain Elortegui and Cynthia Uberuaga with third-year students at School #62 (photoEE) Invited by teacher Cynthia Uberuaga, the Basque club in Azul went to School #62 to teach a class to third-year students.  Professor Isabel Bidegain Elortegui talked to the students about Basque immigration to Argentina and especially referred to Basques who came to the Pampa. During her talk she responded to questions: “What are Basques?” “From where and why did they come?” And ...

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With more than 100 issues published in 12 years, the Basque-Chilean newsletter “Berriketari,” reaches every corner of the world

06/06/2019

Number 101 of “Berriketari” Just a few weeks ago “Berriketari,” published issue 101.  The newsletter is the official voice of the Euzko Etxea in Santiago and its latest installment included its usual text and photo review of the Center’s latest activities: the Aberri Eguna celebration and the Anniversary of the Bombing of Gernika, as well as the day dedicated to Korrika 21.  It also dedicated an important section to ...

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75 children prepared pintxos and learned Basque words at the “Cooking for Txikis,” workshop in Necochea

06/06/2019

“Cooking for Txikis” workshop in Necochea Based on an idea by Marcia Barnaba, Basque student at the club and chef in charge of the activity, the Euzko Etxea Basque Club in Necochea held the “Cooking for Txikis,” workshop on Friday May 31st. Children learned how to prepare sweet and sour pintxos, ham and cheese flowers special for celiac, and vanilla pancakes, under the direction of the sukaldari in charge along with the contribution of ...

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400 readers from all of Euskal Herria and the Diaspora will read “Otto Pette,” by Anjel Lertxundi, at a continuous reading

06/05/2019

“Otto Pette,” by Anjel Lertundi is the book chosen for the 12th edition of the Contninous Reading of Classics (photo Alberdania.eus) This year it will be Otto Pette by Anjel Lertxundi.  The Bilbo Zaharra Euskaltegia organized, for another year, a Continuous Reading of Basque Classics at the Arriaga Theater in Bilbao.  This will be the 12th edition of the initiative that takes place tomorrow, Thursday June 6th for 12 hours, beginning at 8am.  The work chosen for the occasion Otto Pette is a novel by Anjel Lertxundi that is ...

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The relevant contribution of the elite Basque-Navarrese Immigrants in Cienfuegos, Cuba has been reserched

06/05/2019

Basque immigration to Cuba was not at all massive.  The Basques were not one of the prominent groups, but despite this in some places, like in Cienfuegos, their contribution to the economy, politics and society in the county was certainly remarkable. Basque names mark Cuban history and stand out in industries such as sugar and rum.  The Basque-Navarre Charitable Association (1877) is one of ...

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The Comahue Euskal Etxea published the results of its 2nd Literary Contest with a Basque theme

06/05/2019

The 2nd edition of the Literary Contest at the Comahue Euskal Etxea took place in 2019 After “a difficult evaluation,” the jury from the Comahue Basque Club in the city of Neuquen communicated the results of its 2nd Literary Contest this week.  The jury was comprised of Dr. Iratxe Ezparza Martin (Ph.D. UPV/EHU); academics at the University of Comahue María Amelia Bustos, María Angélica Reybet and María Bernarda Torres; and club member Sonnia Beltran.  ...

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The Basque-Argentine group Maral announced a concert in Arrecifes and the recording of their 5th album

06/04/2019

Concert by Maral in Arrecifes will be on Saturday June 22nd Born in the heart of the Denak Bat Euskaldunak Basque Club, Maral has been performing classics from the Basque and Argentine songbook for more than a decade.  The group was one of the first Argentine bands to sing in Euskera and rearrange well-known Basque songs with a local accent.  Maral is comprised of Mariana Dominé Irigoyen, Adrián Charras, Christian Rodríguez, Billy Vogt and ...

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Argentine singer, Hilda Lizarazu, closed her first concert in Euskal Herria singing “Haurrak ikas zazue”

06/04/2019

Hilda Lizarazu at the Dabadaba bar in Donostia During her European tour, the well-known singer performed her first concert in the Basque Country on Sunday.  The event took place at the Dabadaba Club in Donostia and was very well attended, many of the audience being from Argentina, who came to the Egia neighborhood to hear Man Ray in person.  During the recital, Hilda Lizarazu performed some of her classics, like “Sola en los bares,” ...

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Basque Cooking workshop by Josu Garritz at the Mexico City Basque Club concludes successfully

06/03/2019

Cooking class at the Euskal Etxea in Mexico City The Basque cooking class took place over four Tuesdays in May at the club’s Txoko, “with many attending and an excellent atmosphere, and the teacher and students all in a very good mood,” according to club sources.  Josu Garritz taught how to prepare various typical dishes like fish in the koskera, squid in its ink, fish pie, Bizkaian cod and tortilla, all of which was enjoyed by the students ...

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