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Bilbao: The 'Archive of the Basque Diaspora' gets the funds of Manuel de Ynchausti and Andres de Irujo

06/10/2020

The Lehendakari speaks with Maria Elena Etcheverry, Adres de Irujo’s widow via videoconference (photoIrekia) On International Archive Day was celebrated yesterday in Bilbao at the Historic Archive of Euskadi at an event presided by Lehendakari Urkullu. That gathering featured the Diaspora on the occasion of the receipt of invaluable donations of archives of two very significant figures in the Diaspora, Manuel de Ynchausti and Andres de Irujo. The event was attended by relatives of Manuel Ynchausti; and virtually by ...

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Dantzaris from Navarrese clubs in Argentina practice online with Nora and Ander from Pamplona’s Ortzadar dance group

06/10/2020

Virtual dance classes for Navarrese dantzaris The idea arose among the directors of dance groups in Navarrese clubs in Argentina, meaning the ones in Buenos Aires, Bolívar, Rosario and Mendoza. With the face-to-face rehearsals an impossibility, and needing to stay active, especially the adult groups, facing a year without the traditional San Fermin celebrations, the directors contacted Nora Urtasun and Ander Zudaire from the ...

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Don’t miss out on an online talk this Thursday by referential Basque composer, Javier Busto, hosted by Gure Txokoa

06/10/2020

Talk by Javier Busto It is a privilege.  The Gure Txokoa Basque club in the city of Cordoba invites everyone to a virtual talk this Thursday by international composer and choir maestro, Javier Busto (Hondarribia, 1949).  As the Cordoba Basque Club president, Alejo Martin explains that since they could not hold the club’s Choir Meeting this year due to the pandemic, they decided to launch an activity “that ...

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Join in the Mendoza Navarrese Center’s San Fermin Festivities to face the quarantine and not miss out as much

06/09/2020

Sanfermines 2020, on social media The decision to cancel the Sanfermines 2020 has been a tough one for the people of Pamplona, ​​but also for the Navarrese centers and communities around the world that wait every year anticipating July 7th to celebrate this great annual event with rockets, dances, food and of course in many cases gigantes-erraldoiak and cabezudos-buruhandiak

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Available online the work of Josu Martinez from Bilbao about the pioneer Basque-Patagonia filmmaker Jon Villelabeitia

06/09/2020

Research on Jon Villelabeitia in “ZER” magazine A year ago, as part of the local Basque club’s 96th anniversary, the CC16 Project was presented in Comodoro whose aim was to classify, create and restore the work of Jon Villelabeitia Basque filmmaker who resided in Patagonia. He was instrumental in the creation of the Audiovisual Production Center that now holds his name at the National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco. Coming from Bilbao, ...

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As the song goes, 1 de enero, 2 de febrero, 3 de..., Saturday was June 6th, on the ladder leading to July 7th

06/08/2020

Viva San Fermín! Gora San Fermin! It is not yet known how the people of Pamplona will face this year's Sanfermin, after the cancellation of the traditional celebration due to the pandemic. Surely, they will find virtual and imaginative ways to respect the rules without standing idly by. In the meantime, time is running out and last Saturday was June 6, the last day of ladder leading to July 7. In full San Fermin spirit, the Barañain ...

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Eduardo Blanco, star of “El Vasco,” talks about the film and his experiences in the Basque Country; admitting his “addiction to pintxos”

06/08/2020

 Eduardo Blanco star of “El Vasco,” and “When you Stop Loving Me” with Sabrina Otegui (EuskalKultura.eus) With an extensive and well-known international career in film as well as theater, the Argentine actor, Eduardo Blanco, was working until January in Madrid on the play by Juan Jose Campanella Parque Lezama.  This year he will star in El Vasco (The Basque) a film co-produced in Argentina by Prisma (Cordoba,) and Oeste films (Mendoza) and by Pausoka Entertainment on the Basque side.

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The characteristics of Athletic are presented in Mexico: “Our philosophy appears to be a limitation, but for us it is a great strength”

06/08/2020

Andoni Bombin, along with Alkorta and Ayarza at the presentation in Mexico of Lezama’s oranganigram (photo Mireya López)

The philosophy of Athletic crosses borders and awakens curiosity.  The last place it has arrived in Mexico.  Andoni Bombín, head of the Area of Methodology for the group from Bilbao, gave a presentation at the Center for Technological Innovation in Mexican soccer, which works with the Liga BBVA MX. "We prefer someone who will sacrifice over talent," said Bombín in Mexico. Endika Río wrote the article for Mundo Deportivo.

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Basque Argentina: Pope Francis grants the rank of Basilica to the parish of Our Lady of Aranzazu in Victoria, Entre Rios

06/05/2020

Our Lady of Arantzazu in Victoria, designated a Minor Basilica Representatives from the Basque community in Victoria, in the province of Entre Rios, told EuskalKultura.eus the news about Our Lady of Arantzazu Parish being designated as a Minor Basilica by Pope Francis. The title is the result of a request by the local community and according to Fr. Hector Trachitte, “Once the requirements related to culture, history and the pastoral were fulfilled, the Vatican ...

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The Etxepare Basque Institute opens applications for four grants related to the international diffusion of Basque culture

06/05/2020

The Etxepare Basque Institute has published four grants for the internalization of Basque culture.  Seen here “Linguae Vasconum Primitiae” The Official Bulletin of the Basque Country published four calls for grants from the Etxepare Basque Institute whose application period opens today.  The calls include grants for literary translation, activities for international promotion and diffusion of the Basque culture, travel stipends with the same goals in film and literature, and participation in art fairs.  Along with the aforementioned, mobility ...

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