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Everything is ready in New London, CT to celebrate its annual festival, Basque Fest, this Saturday

08/13/2019

The Basque Fest in New London has become the referential Basque festival on the east coast of the US.  Last year’s debut was a complete success, and this year promises to surpass all expectations.  Organized by the New England Basque Club, it is also supported by the local mayor and city that shares its rich whaling past with the Basques.  The event will take place in the main plaza in New ...

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Are you going to celebrate Basque Diaspora Day on September 8th? Make sure your event is part of the world program

08/12/2019

The Basque Government encourages everyone to celebrate Basque Diaspora Day and send the information to them ahead of time Basque Diaspora Day is celebrated around the world on September 8th.  This is a day when Basque clubs and Basques all over the world say “Present,” and claim the past, present and future role that Basques in the so-called Eighth Province have played, and continue to play as part of Euskal Herria and the global Basque reality.

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Xabier Amezaga prepares a second edition of “Venezuela and the Basques Two Old Acquaintances, 500 Years”

08/09/2019

Cover of the book “Venezuela and the Basques Two Old Acquaintances, 500 Years” Many of our readers are enjoying summer, usually a good time for reading.  Here is a title and author, for those who would like to learn more about the Diaspora, specifically in Venezuela.  Xabier Iñaki Amezaga Iribarren was the youngest son of Amezaga’tar Bingen, of Dr. Vicente Amezaga Aresti, originally from Algorta, a big Euskaltzale and prolific author and translator who arrived ...

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The list of recipients of the 2019 grants for individuals in extreme need in the Diaspora published in the Bulletin of the Basque Country

08/08/2019

In last Tuesday’s edition of the Official Bulletin of the Basque Country (BOPV-EHAA) the names of the recipients of the 2019 grants for individuals in the Diaspora in cases of extreme need were published.  This is “financial aid that is destined to Basque clubs to take care of these individuals  in their communities abroad.” The total budget dispersed was 184,559.32 Euros ...

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The Lima Euskal Etxea will be the site for a traveling screening of the Film Festival in the Peruvian capital

08/08/2019

2019 Lima Film Festival Beginning tomorrow, August 9th, through Saturday the 17th the 23rd edition of the Lima Film Festival will take place providing the public more than 100 films from Latin America and the entire world.  As part fo the festival there will also be a traveling exhibition, that just like in 2018, will include more than 80 sites including the Lima Euskal Etxea.  The Basque club selected three ...

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Survey of the Basque Diaspora 2019: if you have yet to fill it out, do so now; it only takes a few minutes

08/07/2019

The deadline to participate in the Enara 2019 Survey of Basques abroad is August 15th The 7th World Congress of Basque Collectivities Abroad will take place in October in Bilbao. In preparation for this event, the Basque Government is conducting a survey to get to know Diaspora Basques better, their reality, desires and interests, essential data to design and implement public policies, and programs better, as well as evaluate those already in place.

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Singer, Joseba Gotzon, will continue his 35th anniversary tour to Uruguay, Argentina and Mexico in September

08/07/2019

Program for the second part of Joseba Gotzon’s 35th Anniversary tour in the world of song Joseba Gotzon is celebrating his 35th anniversary performing in Latin America.  During the first part of the year, besides performing in Euskal Herria and its surroundings, he also performed in Catalonia, Cuba, Argentina and Mexico.  The singer from Portugalete has now announced his upcoming concerts “in August in Medina de Ponar and in Laredo,” to then take a leap across the pond ...

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The Union Vasca in Bahia Blanca and FEVA invite you to participate in the 2019 Semana Vasca’s Euskera contests

08/07/2019

Logo of the 2019 Semana Vasca in Bahia Blanca, Argentina As part of its 120th anniversary celebration and in preparation of Semana Nacional Vasca that will take place November 4-10th in Bahia Blanca, the Union Vasca Basque Club invites to participate in two contests and a poster contest for the txikis.  The three proposals are supported by FEVA and will be part of the program of activities related to the diffusion of Euskera in the huge festival of the ...

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A group of 50 travelers from Euskadi and Navarre visited Australia as a reunion trip with the local Basque community

08/06/2019

The group of Basques in Townsville, Australia with members of the local Basque club Organized by the based in Bilbao Euskal Australiar Alkartea with the collaboration of the touristic company Overtrails, specialists in trips related with the Basque Diaspora a group of 50 travelers from various corners of Bizkaia, Nafarroa, and Gipuzkoa took a two-week tour through Australia.  The itinerary included destinations like Cairns andTownsville, from where they moved to Ingham and Ayr, ...

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The Basque Restaurants, Santa Fe in Reno, Nevada and Epi’s in Meridian, Idaho begin a new era

08/05/2019

Basque restaurants in the US, Santa Fe in Reno, Nevada and Epi’s in Meridian, Idaho Life goes on, and after some changes, two famous Basque restaurants in the US have begun a new era in their respective careers.  With 90 years of history, the old Santa Fe Hotel in Reno, is a classic.  Founded in 1929, it has witnessed a large part of the Basque history of this city that is Donostia’s sister city.  Its current owner purchased the establishment in 2017, and after much ...

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