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Mexico: The Basque Language and Culture lecturer at UNAM promotes the beginning of classes next week with a video

09/14/2020

This is the beginning of the school year for many around the world and in Mexico, the Basque Language and Culture lecturer at UNAM, is getting ready to start classes next week.  Taught by Haizea Elizondo Gorroño, that recognizes to EuskalKultura.eus that the pandemic confronts us with “difficult times,” she is optimistic and “charged body and south with health and vital ...

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“Ansots, Basque Chorizos & Catering” is the name of the new Basque offering in Boise thanks to the Ansotegui family

09/11/2020

Basque cuisine over more than the last 30 years in Idaho’s capital cannot be understood without the contributions of Dan Ansotegui and his daily work establishing and disseminating good Basque home-cooking, consolidating its diffusion among his fellow citizens, Basque or not.  Throughout his career, this entrepreneur from Boise, a teacher by training, took pioneering steps and took a chance on ...

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FEVA’s online Txalaparta Workshop begins tomorrow taught by musicians from Gerora; txistu and txirula coming in October

09/11/2020

Txalaparta Workshop organized by FEVA Beginning tomorrow, Saturday, September 12th and running through the next two Saturdays there will be a Txalaparta workshop taught by musicians Gaspar Jaurena and Agustin Alonso as part of FEVA’s cultural offerings, that will take place on line, as it has happened with many other FEVA workshops, meetings and activities since preventive and compulsory isolation began.

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Follow this Saturday the 9th Meeting of Community Libraries organized by the Euzko Etxea of La Plata online

09/10/2020

The program of the 9th Meeting of Community Libraries this Saturday In the context of the pandemic, the organization and hotsing of the meeting became a challenge.  This year, in its 9th edition, it will be held virtually on zoom and will include the participation of the Basque, Israeli, Korean, Russian, Catalan and Japanese communities. The meeting will begin at 6pm with a welcome from the organizing librarian, followed by 15 minute presentations according to the following ...

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Jesica Ateca (Gerora, Córdoba): “To see Juani (Saez) of Arrecifes playing the txistu at Semana Vasca made me become a txistulari”

09/10/2020

Jesica Ateca, Txistulari from the Gerora Basque Association in Cordoba who is currently in Europe The network between Youth at Basque clubs in Argentina is much more than virtual.  Jessica Ateca is from Salta but her first contact to a Basque club was in Villa Maria where she danced with the Euzko Etxea dantzaris and studied Basque with Pablo Cufré, from the Gure Ametza Basque Club in Rio Cuarto.

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Record number of participants in the Literary Contest at Eusko Etxea in Corpus Christi, Argentina in both Basque and Spanish

09/10/2020

The Eusko Etxea in Corpus Christi published the results of its 2020 Literary Contest The Eusko Etxea in Corpus Christi, in Misiones, continues publishing its monthly newsletter (see the August and September ones) that included the results of its international Bilingual Literary Contest, Spanish-Basque, whose theme this year was “Something was left inside with one and something was left out, in this Quarantine.”

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Urkullu in Ormaiztegi on Basque Diaspora Day: “We will continue to support you, we will come out of this difficult time”

09/09/2020

With the sun in his face, the Lehendakari reconfirmed the commitment of the Basque Government to Basques in the Diaspora The official event celebrating the Day of the Basque Diaspora took place yesterday presided by Lehendakari Urkullu after being re-elected to his third term as Lehendakari last Saturday.  Due to the pandemic, the format of this occasion was much smaller than last year’s and the majority of attendees were local, although dancers from here and others from around the world gathered onscreen for a dance.  ...

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With a woman as its first president, the “Reala Nippon” is born, the first Asian Real Sociedad Peña

09/09/2020

Members of “Reala Nippon” Real Sociedad Soccer Team announced the creation of its first official Peña in Asia. “Reala Nippon,” is comprised of seven youth in Tokyo and Yokohama, whose president is a woman, Mio Ortiz, who like her other companions in the Peña had the opportunity to spend some time in Donostia where she got to know the team and its circumstances resulting in her “passion for ...

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Aurelio Iragorri Hormaza, former governor, minister, senator, and founder of the Basque Club passes away in Bogota

09/09/2020

Aurelio Iragorri Hormaza (father, on the right) and Aurelio Iragorri Valencia (son, on the left) photo Eltiempo.com) Aurelio Iragorri Hormaza, passed away on Monday in Bogota at the age of 83 from COVID-19.  Colombian politician born in Popayan, in the department of Cauca, who throughout his great political life served among others in the positions of governor, national minister and senator of the republic, as well as president of the Senate and as a member of that chamber for 28 ears.  A civil engineer by profession, he ...

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The pandemic has not intimidated the Diaspora that, taking care of itself, celebrates its day today virtually and at face-to-face events

09/08/2020

The Haize Hegoa Basque Club in Montevideo danced at the Rodo Park On this September 8th when the Day of the Basque Diaspora is celebrated, a 100 or so Basque clubs and Organizations all over the world will come together and join in the official acts led by Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu in Ormaiztegi, Gipuzkoa (see article here). Even if it is not being aired live, there will be a summary video of the same provided before the end of the week. For his part and along with his ...

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