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Eusketxe begins its online workshop on Basque Mythology with participants from the Basque Country, Peru, Uruguay…join them next Monday

10/20/2020

The Reading Workshop “The Basque Mythological Imaginary,” at Eusketxe the Basque Cultural Center in Buenos Aires The Reading workshop “The Basque Mythological Imaginary,” taught by Dr. Luis Maria Etcheverry will run during the month with sessions weekly.  Starting from the concept that ‘shared reading creates a closeness between the world of the text and our possible worlds and experiences” the Eusko Kultur Etxea (EKE) hope that the program will include reflections on what a myths is and ...

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The Etxepare Basque Institute launches a new and exciting video explaining what the work it does consists of

10/19/2020

It is an agile and dynamic video that provides us a good rhythm of the work carried out by Etxepare Since its creation in 2007, the Etxepare Basque Institute works to publicize and place the cultural production of Euskal Herria in the place it deserves in the plural reality of the world’s languages and cultures, spreading the work of Basque creators in fields such as literature, music and cinema, or dance, architecture and painting, and facilitating their international contact. They also make knowledge ...

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The Basque festival at the Euskal Echea in Llavallol has become a Virtual Trip this year: join from your screen!

10/19/2020

In 2020, the Basque Festival at the Euskal Echea was converted into a Virtual Trip October is marked in red on the Euskal Echea College’s calendar in Llavallol since it is the month of its Basque Festival.  The event, led by its students, is one of the most massive and relevant in the Argentine Basque community, gathering some years around four thousand people, allowing the institution to show the work it has carried out during the school year.

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Basque American physicist, Blas Uberuaga receives one of the 2020 Fellows from the American Physical Society

10/16/2020

This award is recognition of American physicists by their most outstanding colleagues The Fellow from the American Physical Society (APS) reward outstanding contributions to research, innovation, and the application of physics to science and technology or teaching.  Six have been chosen at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Luis Chacón, Andrea Favalli, Ralph Menikoff, Andrea Palounek, Nikolai Sinitsyn and Blas Uberuaga. In the case of Blas Uberuaga, he was ...

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The poem “To the Tree of Gernika,” a mention by the jury in the Literary Contest at Beti Aurrera and SADE Chivilcoy

10/16/2020

Chivilcoy Literary Contest The Literary Contest organized by the Beti Aurrera Basque Club and the Argentine Society of Writers (SADE) in Chivilcoy celebrated its 9th edition in 2020. The pandemic hit the interior of the province of Buenos Aires hard with Chivilcoy surpassing a thousand infections; however, that did not prevent the contest from being carried out as usual.  The awards ceremony scheduled for December 13th was cancelled, ...

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Ikurriñas at half-mast and the final farewell to Marta Invernoz, Basque teacher in Chivilcoy by her students and friends

10/16/2020

In front of the Euskal Etxea, flags at half-mast in the Gernika Plaza to say goodbye to Marta Invernoz Basque teacher at the Beti Aurrera Basque Club, Marta Invernoz passed away on October 6th as a result of pneumonia provoked by COVID-19. Although there was no wake, the funeral procession stopped for a few minutes at the Gernika Plaza in front of the Euskal Etxea where students and friends were able to say goodbye to their irakasle, and the institution’s cultural reference.

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The Basque Government presented and sent its 2020-2024 Program to Parliament: here are its plans for the Diaspora

10/15/2020

At the Lehendakaritza, Director of the Basque Community Abroad, led by Gorka Alvarez Aranburu in charge of Diaspora relations The Basque Government presented its 2020-2024 Government Program at its last Tuesday's meeting that was later submitted to Parliament.  Entitled “Euskadi in Motion,” the Government Plan of the 12th Legislature consists of 131 pages and defines the principles, axes, country objectives, areas of action and programmatic and operational commitments that the Government is considering, with three ...

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The Macachin Basque Club gifted personalized Basques to its dantzaris; Will these be the star souvenir at SNV 2021?

10/15/2020

Basque masks for dantzaris in Macachin As part of its Dantzari Day festivities at the Euzko Alkartasuna Basque Club in Macachin, they gave their dantzaris masks with Basque motifs: small lauburus in red, green and white with the dance groups name, Gure Ametza (sic).  The festivities took place on practice day of each group txikis, intermediates and adults now that the club is resuming its normal activity.

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Basque clubs and Basque lecturers will be able to watch the debut of the musical “Kutsidazu bidea, Ixabel" live this Thursday

10/14/2020

The musical version of the film (originally a novel) "Kutsidazu bidea Ixabel,” that has been shown on numerous occasions at Basque clubs and in Basque classes all over the world, will debut this Thursday at 7:30pm at the Arriaga Theater in Bilbao, and can be watched via live streaming thanks to the Etxepare Basque Institute, by Euskal Etxeak and Basque Language and Culture Lectureships at universities ...

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The Navarrese Center in Buenos Aires extends the deadline to submit works for its “125th Anniversary” Literary Contest

10/14/2020

Literary Contest for the 125th anniversary of the Navarrese Center in Buenos Aires The Centro Navarro in Buenos Aires will celebrate its 125th anniversary on November 3rd , and even though the celebration won’t be as they had imagined originally due to the pandemic, they will hold some kind of virtual event for everyone to enjoy. The Short Story Literary Contest continues as planned, although with some modifications.  The first and most important being that the deadline to submit works ...

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