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Boise Mayor, Basque Davie Bieter, opts for a fifth term this Tuesday's municipal elections

11/04/2019

Image of Dave Bieter’s reelection campaign November 5th is Election Day in Boise and its mayor, Dave Bieter (Boise, 1959), will run for the fourth time to serve another four years as mayor of this city of 230,000 inhabitants that is sister-city with Gernika.  Member of the Democratic Party, Bieter come to the Mayor’s office in 2004 and in the last election, in 2015 he was reelected winning 68.8% of the votes.  City sources say that ...

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The Etxepare Basque Institute and CONICET in Argentina inaugurate the Amale Artetxe Basque Chair in Buenos Aires

11/04/2019

The inauguration of the Amale Artetxe Basque Chair on October 31st at the Cultural Center in Gral. San Martin in Buenos Aires The Chair will be managed jointly by the Etxepare Basque Institute and the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research in Argentina, CONICET. The official inauguration of the Amale Artetxe Basque Chair took place last Friday at the Gral San Martin Cultural Center in the capital city and was presided by the Director of the Etxepare Basque Institute, Irene Larraza and the Director of the ...

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The director of the Etxepare Basque Institute gives a talk at the Lectureship at the University of La Plata

11/04/2019

Irene Larraza during the talk she gave on Friday at the University of La Plata Irene Larraza visited the National University of La Plata last Friday, where there has been a Basque language and culture lectureship since 2007.  During her first visit to the capital  city of the province of Buenos Aires, the director of the Etxepare Basque Institute gave a talk on the role of the Etxepare in the diffusion of Euskera and Basque culture through activities that it promotes, and ...

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After its big 20th anniversary party, the commemorative program continues at Hiru Erreka with a visit from Patxi eta Konpania

10/31/2019

Image of the 20th anniversary party at the Hiru Erreka Basque Club The Basque club in Tres Arroyos celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 19-20 very successfully. Now, the program of commemorative activities continues specifically this coming week with a dance workshop taught by Patxi eta Konpania and the screening of the film Dantza.  The dance workshop will be taught by Patxi eta Konpania, who are from Lapurdi, on Tuesday, November 5th at 7:20pm.  The film Dantza ...

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Events this week in Indiana about Euskera, bertsolaritza, poetry and indigenous languages with various Basque experts

10/30/2019

Translator, Amaia Gabantxo, who will talk this Friday about translating Basque poetry Lectures and presentations will take place at the University of Purdue in Indiana, as part of the international conference, "Year of Indigenous Languages 2019: Perspectives.” The conference organized as part of this year of indigenous language enjoys the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute and on October 31st will gather the following experts: Ane Ortega, Arkaitz Zarraga, and Andoni ...

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Director, Telmo Esnal and dantzari and actor Gari Otamendi begin the tour of the film “Dantza” tomorrow in Argentina

10/30/2019

Argentine tour of “Dantza” with Telmo Esnal and Gari Otamendi beginning tomorrow a the San Martin Cultural Center in Buenos Aires Director, Telmo Esnal and dantzari and actor Gari Otamendi begin their Argentine tour tomorrow with the film Dantza. The tour will begin on Thursday at the San Martin Cultural Center in Buenos Aires and will conclude next Friday in Bahia Blanca in conjunction with the Semana Nacional Vasca 2019.  Anyone attending will have the chance to talk to the director, Telmo Esnal, and Gari Otamendi, who will also teach ...

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The city of Las Flores recognizes the career and contributions of Monica Arrazubieta, Basque club vice-president

10/30/2019

Monica Arrazubieta behind the Ikurriña with certificate in hand, surrounded by family and friends who attended the event The city of Las Flores, in the province of Buenos Aires, honored Monica Arrazubieta from the Loretako Euskaldunak Basque Club at the “Recognition of Adults,” that took place on October 12th at the Spanish Theater.  According to Basque club sources, these honors take place every year and aim to recognize social, community, and sports actions by adults in favor of the community. Monica has been on the ...

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The “Euskal Yutuber Lehiaketa” is open: minute and a half videos, participate if you are a youth in the Diaspora!

10/29/2019

Organized by the Fundación Azkue  in Bilbao and the Provincial Government of Bizkaia, the contest is open to youth all over Euskal Herria, as well as those in the Diaspora between the ages of 13 and 16 years old, or born between 2003 and 2006.  The video should be in Euskera and only be a minute and a half the longest, about a selected theme.  The video should include a cardboard box and ...

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Farmers and members of the agricultural chamber Euskal Herriko Laborantza Ganbara from Iparralde travelled to the US

10/29/2019

Thanks to the University of Georgia, a group of Basque farmers and a representative of the Euskal Herriko Laborantza Ganbara (EHLG), alternative agricultural chamber in Iparralde, visited various farms in the Appalachian Mountains in mid-October.  The relationship began some 10 years ago with a young researcher, Meredith Wecsh-Devine who resided for a year and a half in Altzürükü (Zuberoa) ...

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Diamante, Argentina reaches its 26th edition of its “Don Julio Otegui Inter-School Soccer Tournament”

10/29/2019

26th edition of the “Don Julio Otegui Inter-School Soccer Tournament” The “Don Julio Otegui Inter-School Soccer Tournament” was declared of Municipal interested in 2006 and has become a classic in the town of Diamante in the province of Entre Rios, some 450 kilometers from the capital.  This year, in its 26th edition, it won’t only gather students from 17 schools in the area and local authorities including Mayor Juan Carlos Darrichon, but it will also include ...

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