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“Urrundik” the title of the single, tour and tribute to our Diaspora that is being prepared by Bizkaian singer Joseba Gotzon

02/14/2020

“Urrundik,” a new song and tour by Joseba Gotzon that pays tribute to the Basque Diaspora Joseba Gotzon is an old acquaintance of the Basque community in Latin America.  After having crossed the Atlantic more than a dozen times, the singer from Portugalete, is currently working on a song that pays special tribute to the Basque Diaspora in America.  Entitled, “Urrundik” (From Afar), it alludes to the “strong commitment,” held from a distance “by the Eighth Province ...

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Emilia (Sarriugarte) Doyaga, well-known Basque-American passes away in New York at the age of 94

02/13/2020

Emilia (Sarriugarte) Doyaga, in a photo from her youth (arg. AMA) We received sad news this morning from New York, that Emilia (Sarriugarte) Doyaga passed away yesterday at the age of 94.  Emilia (Sarriugarte) Doyaga is part of the history of the Eusko Etxea in New York and its Basque community, as well as that of the United States and the Diaspora.  She was born in Brooklyn on September 8, 1925, and was one of the last members of a generation that was born in New ...

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The Basque company, Kulunka, will provide a mask workshop in Madrid to later begin a tour through the US

02/13/2020

The Kulunka Company will teach a mask workshop in Madrid Organized by the Las Rozas Theater School, the workshop will take place during the first three Fridays of March from 6:30pm to 9pm, and on the last Saturday, the 28th from 10:30am-1:30pm.  Kulunka is a company from Gipuzkoa that is international renowned for its work in gesture theater, in which the mask plays a central role. Anyone who would like to participate can become familiar with expressive masks, and ...

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The Advisory Board approved the four-year plan with proposals and objectives until the next World Congress

02/12/2020

The Four-Year Plan includes proposals and lines of action until the next World Congress in 2023 The document entitled, “Four-Year Institutional Action Plan (2020-2023)” is comprised of the proposals and measures debated and approved at the World Congress of Basque Communities to guide the action in the Diaspora for the next four years, until the next Congress.  After its passage and approval by the Advisory Board, it now commits the Basque Government and Basque institutions, on the one hand, ...

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The Idaho Humanities Council awards its highest honor to Basque-American Professor, Dave Lachiondo

02/11/2020

He is also a music aficionado.  Here Dave Lachiondo (first on the left) playing with Basque friends in Boise (photo EuskalKultura.eus) The Idaho Humanities Council has awarded its Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities Award  to David Lachiondo, a professor with a long career in Boise.  Son of Basque immigrant, Julian Lachiondo, born in Ibarrangelu (Bizkaia) and Lydia Gandiaga, originally from Ispaster and Markina, this euskaltzale born in America is 72 years old, and has a firm commitment to the community that he has developed ...

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FEVA has organized the first Cultural Training Workshop in Plottier, Neuquen on March 14-15

02/11/2020

Last FEVA meeting in 2019 The Federation of Basque Entities in Argentina organized its first workshop of the year in Plottier in the province of Neuquen, the headquarters of the Baskos de la Confluencia Basque Club.  On March 14-15 representatives from various institutions will gather to reflect on themes like the construction of Basque identity, diffusion and management of institutions and other points of interest for Basque ...

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There is a special relationship in Buenos Aires with Basque Basketball: “Baskonia doesn’t make any sense without Argentineans”

02/10/2020

Sixteen-year-old Lucas Sigismonti (with the Argentine elastic, was Baskonia’s latest Argentinean bet “Baskonia can’t be understood without its Argentinean players,” according to the Infobae newspaper in Buenos Aires that published the following article.  The article notes that Lucas Sigismonti who is 16 and nearly seven feet tall is the new bet on the Baskonia team, a club that has an exciting history with Argentineans with some 26 players from there participating over the last few ...

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Meeting of the Basque Collectivities Advisory Board: Urkullu stressed the opportunity that the Diaspora provides Euskadi

02/10/2020

Members of the Relations with Basque Collectivities Abroad Advisory Board at the meeting held February 7, 2020 Presided by the Lehendakari, the Relations with Basque Collectivities Abroad Advisory Board met last Friday in Vitoria-Gasteiz at its first session since the 7th World Congress of Basque Collectivities Abroad celebrated last October in Bilbao.  Among those present were the three representatives elected at the Congress, Arantxa Anitua from Argentina representing the Basque clubs in Central and South America; ...

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Basque-Argentine Film: Pre-Production of the film “El Vasco” begins with the participation of the local Basque community

02/10/2020

Poster for “El Vasco,” a Basque-Argentine production On Saturday, February 1st, pre-production of the film “El Vasco” (The Basque) began in the city of Villa Maria with well-known actors from both countries including Itziar Aizpuru and Joseba Usabiaga; and from Argentina Eduardo Blanco, Inés Efron and Murial Santana. Although what will undoubtedly provide a special touch to the work is the involvement of the Basque ...

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Film, awards, pilota, EGAN…all part of the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center’s 38th Anniversary festivities

02/07/2020

The San Francisco Klika is also part of the program of activities for the Basque Cultural Center’s 38th anniversary The San Francisco Basque Club and the Basque Cultural Center will celebrate the 38th Anniversary of the center, February 15-16th along with hosting the Winter NABO meeting. Highlights of the weekend include the screening of the documentary “The Seven in One Way” by Denise Orpustan Love; pilota matches with pilotaris from Euskal Herria; dancing to the rhythm of the mythic music group EGAN; and the ...

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