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FEVA Vicepresident Arantxa Anitua replaces Javier Ederra as President of FEVA

05/15/2019

Group photo after the FEVA meeting with Gorka Alvarez Aranburu and Sara Pagola Arantxa Anitua is the new President of FEVA, the Federation of Basque Clubs in Argentina.  Elected in April of 2018 the current president, Javier Ederra presented his resignation last Saturday at the institution’s May meeting.  “This is due to personal reasons,” he told EuskalKultura.com, and soon he will move to the Basque Country to live.  According to FEVA’s statues, the ...

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Berri Txarrak begins touring the US and Mexico this week, its last before leaving the stage for good

05/15/2019

Tour poster for Berri Txarrak’s tour of the US and Mexico in May of 2019 These individuals from Lekunberri comprise one of our groups that has achieved the most international projection, reaching varied audiences with their lyrics in Basque, with more than one thousand performances in their 25-year career spanning concert venues from New York to New Zealand, via Sao Paulo, Managua, Madrid, Beijing or Buenos Aires.  The tour beginning this Friday in Portland, Oregon is their ...

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Touring Euskal Herria, Hilda Lizarazu will sing in Donostia and Bilbao and along with Anne Etchegoyen in Iparralde in Bidart

05/15/2019

Hilda Lizarazu in Euskal Herria As part of her European Tour, and after having performed in various places in the south of Spain, Barcelona and Madrid, the renowned Argentine singer, Hilda Lizarazu, is headed to various stages the first week of June.  Lizarazu will debut in Donostia and will continue to the following performances on a tour organized by her Argentine Producer Lagunak Creative Productions that leads the also Basque-Argentine ...

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“Buenos Aires Celebrates the Basque Country,” incorporates traditions, present and future at a festival without equal (II)

05/14/2019

Dantzaris from the Euskal Echea school carrying huge Basque and Argentine flags Another edition of BAC took place last weekend and as prior editions, it only left good memories, thousands of meetings and photos that guarantee what has been said.  It also left a good taste in the mouths of the team, “the sum of wills,” as expressed by the President of the Laurak Bat Basque Club, Arantxa Anitua, with the task well done.

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Buenos Aires: Tribute in honor of the centennial of the Tree of Gernika that grows near the Casa Rosada (video)

05/14/2019

Basque-Argentine dantzaris perform Aurresku in front of the Tree of Gernika that grows near the Casa Rosada (photo EuskalKultura.com) The Basque community in Argentina paid tribute to the Tree of Gernika that grows meters away from the Casa Rosada, seat pf the nation’s executive, last Saturday, one hundred years after planting it on May 11, 1919 in the presence of the President of Argentina at the time, Victorino de La Plaza and the local Mayor Arturo Gramajo.  Saturday’s event was attended by officials from FEVA, Laurak Bat ...

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Josu Martinez, from Bilbao, presents his film “Jainkoak ez dit barkatzen” this Friday in Buenos Aires and next in Patagonia

05/14/2019

Jainkoak ez dit barkatzen (God won’t Forgive Me) in Argentina “Jainkoak ez dit barkatzen” (God won’t forgive me) tells the story of a twentieth century person, “whose story deserves to be recused from oblivion,” Josu Martinez emphasizes. He goes on to say that “Lezo Urreiztieta bought thousands of weapons for the Basque antifascist during World War II and risked his life to save hundreds of people and was even on point to end Franco’s ...

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BAC 2019 attracted some 25,000 people yesterday to the Avenida de Mayo that became a mini Euskal Herria

05/13/2019

Some moments from BAC 2019 (photos Maru Maiztegui) The “Buenos Aires Celebrates the Basque Country” surpassed itself this year, and not only in numbers.  The Basque clubs in Argentina showed their commitment to the event and were presented on Sunday on stage and at the stands, converting the 200 meters of the Avenida de Mayo into an authentic Basque festival.  When we talk about Basque clubs, we are talking about those that traveled 200-300 ...

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NABO seeks Basque teachers to teach at Basque clubs as well as at US Universities

05/13/2019

NABO Meeting last February in Salt Lake City (photo EuskalKultura.com) NABO’s Euskera Coordinator, Aitor Iñarra announces a new job opportunity from NABO, the federation of North American Basque Entities, providing opportunities for those who may wish to teach the Basque language and culture in the United States at Basque clubs as well as at universities. The minimum requirements include a college degree in Euskera (degrees in other languages by native Basque speakers ...

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Inaugurated in Montevideo, the 18th edition of the Immigrant Olympic Games that includes soka-tira this year

05/13/2019

Flags of the countries and communities participating in the 18th edition of the Immigrant Olympic Games in Montevideo The Immigrant Olympic Games in Montevideo are a sporting competition organized by various collectivities of immigrants as a way to fraternize and strengthen the bonds of friendship, coexistence and knowledge between different centers and institutions.  To date, eleven communities organize the activity that includes soccer, basketball, “truco,” and chess, among othes.  This year, thanks to the ...

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Counting the hours until BAC! The 9th edition of the festival will begin on Sunday at noon; read the updated program

05/10/2019

BAC 2019 The festival known as “Buenos Aires Celebrates – BAC” is a celebration in the city of Buenos Aires where the locals pay tribute to foreign communities.  In the case of the Basque community, the event has expanded greatly and Basque clubs from all over the country gather on the Avenida de Mayo to form the most complete postcard of the culture of Euskal Herria that lives and palpitates in ...

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