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The Sancho de Beurko Association analyzes the question of minors who fought on the front during the war of 1936

09/15/2021

Vicenta Barreras Iraola with her children, including Juan Dominguez Barreras, who died at the age of 15 as a soldier at the front in 1936. He would be the child his mother is holding in her arms (photo courtesy of Jon Ortiz Domínguez) "Children on the Basque Front (1936-1937): the Case of Juan Domínguez Barreras" is the title of the latest post by the Sancho de Beurko Association published in Spanish in the blog "Echoes of Two Wars 1936-45.” The article talks about the participation of children under the age of 16 in the war, making mention in particular in this context to the Basque fronts of the war of 1936 in ...

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Remember: Friday, September 17th deadline for the Basque Government's 2021 Basque clubs and federations grant

09/15/2021

For the first time, 2021 Basque Government Grants must be applied for electronically It may not seem like it, but sometimes time goes faster than you would like, and so we have once again arrived at the deadline to apply for a 2021 Basque Government grant for Basque clubs and federations. Remember that this year, the process is 100% digital.  In order to apply clubs and federations should have applied for a BAK, or electronic signature. 

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La Plata, Argentina: The Confederation of Pelota presented Xare racquets to the local Euzko Etxea

09/15/2021

Xare School in La Plata As part of the EDA – Argentine Sports Schools, Jorge Bernasconi, secretary of the Argentine Confederation of Pelota visited the LaPlata Euzko Etxea facilities and presented the directors of the Xare School a series of racquets that can now be used by students there.  The first Xare School in La Plata has functioned at the Basque Club since 1982, with classes for all ages provided by coaches Claudio and ...

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Immigrant's Festival in Concordia: Agustina Lorenzatto gave voice to the Basque women burned by the Inquisition (video)

09/14/2021

Agustina Lorenzatto represented Basque women burned by the Inquisition The events of the XXVIII Provincial Immigrant Festival in Entre Rios began in July and will run through October in the city of Concordia.  As part of the event, there were two large food fairs at the city’s Costanera, and on August 21st there was a “Talent Gala,” an event that “aims to show the attitudes and skills of the queen candidates for the Festival of Communities.”

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Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu presents the new HanHemen Basque Global Network platform

09/14/2021

“Much more than social media, HanHemen is a digital space to connect the Basques around the world” One of the novelties presented on the Basque Diaspora Day 2021 in Gasteiz was the announcement by Lehendakari Urkullu of the HanHemen Basque Global Network . Although it was more of an announcement, or a first public step, the project already has its own active website, which can be visited to see how it is presented and defined and what its characteristics, plans and objectives are.

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The Lehendakari’s address to Basques around the world at the institutional event in Gasteiz on the Day of the Basque Diaspora 2021

09/14/2021

Still from the documentary made by the Basque Government for Diaspora Day 2021 (you can see it in the video) Following the health protocols in place, the Basque Government presided by Lehendakari Urkullu and the institutions in Araba decided to celebrate the Day of the Basque Diaspora 2021 in Vitoria Gasteiz.  This institutional celebration is among the many events organized around the world by Basque clubs, associations, communities and Basque individuals to mark September 8th and present, vindicate, and celebrate ...

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Today, the 2nd Congress “From the Meeting of Two Worlds to the Process of Independence in New Spain” begins in Mexico

09/13/2021

Inauguration today (15:55 local time, 22:55 EH) of the online Congress “From the Meeting of Two Worlds to the Process of Independence in New Spain” The inauguration of the second edition of this congress “From the Meeting of Two Worlds to the Process of Independence in New Spain”  will take place this morning, September 13th with Professor Nora Ricalde Alarcón, President of the Sociedad Bascongada de los Amigos del País in Mexico. The closing events will take place next Wednesday, September 15th with Dr. Anita Rita Valero de ...

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Montreal will be the site, through September 24th, of a Basque Contemporary Film Series

09/13/2021

Today, screening of “Oreina” (2018), followed by “Handia” (2017), “Hil kanpaiak” (2020), “Erlauntza” (2020), “Black is Beltza” (2018), “Un otoño sin Berlín” (2015), “Vacas” (1992) and “Tasio” (1984) Twelve Basque films will be shown over two weeks by directors that have filmed in Euskera or Spanish, the majority of which debuted in the last decade.  The proposal organized by the Euskadiko Filmategia-Basque Film Archives, and the Cinémathèque Quebecois, is part of the “Saison Quebec-Basque Country,” presented in the Tabakalera, Donostia in March.  The series began on ...

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Panorama of Basque Diaspora Day celebrations around the world. We start today with Boise's video and bertsoak

09/10/2021

Image of the video of one of the Boise Basques participation in the Day of the Basque Diaspora festivities Motivated by Basque Diaspora Day, next days we will review some of the activities organized by Basques and Basque clubs and communities around the world.  Remember that although the day is on September 8th, there are still events taking place at Basque clubs, associations, and Basque groups who will gather when it works out best for them.  Today we travel to Boise, Idaho.

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Jazoera in Venezuela launches a campaign to collect material for the Basque Diaspora Archive. Are you in?

09/10/2021

Official visit to the Archive of the Basque Diaspora in Bilbao that houses the Basque Diaspora Archive The Venezuelan initiative, Jazoera, editor of the newsletter by the same name, directed by Pedro Javier Arriaga Aguirre in Caracas, has launched a campaign to collect material for the Basque Diaspora Archive.  Any material related to the Diaspora and Basque emigration is welcome: letters, photos, notebooks, books, documentation…certain clothing items, posters, recordings and in general any object related ...

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