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San Fermin at the Eusko Etxea in Caracas: Bulls, “Kalimotxo” and “Viento de Agua” were the protagonists at the encierro

07/16/2019

San Fermin 2019 at the Euzko Etxea in Caracas San Fermin at the Eusko Etxea in Caracas in Venezuela is without a doubt the most similar to those that take place in Pamplona.  In fact, the Venezuelan capital celebrates with an encierro with real bulls – here heifers – and “brave young men” who dare to run.  In 2019, the bulls came from Tribiño Livestock and were “big and brave” according to Pedro Arriaga ...

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Like Pamplona, Navarrese clubs in Argentina also dressed their places in red and white for San Fermin

07/16/2019

2019 San Fermin celebration at the Navarrese Center in Rosario Customs brought by immigrants are not forgotten; the chain is not broken; in that way and as tradition dictates, every year Navarrese clubs in Argentina join in the San Fermin festivities, waiving red neckerchiefs.  Although the institutions are active all year long, it is sure that for Navarrese clubs in Bolivar, Buenos Aires, Mendoza and Rosario San Fermin their main and most special activity giving ...

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The Eusko Etxea in Corpus Christi inaugurates a mural on the Basque Plaza and participates in the Obera Book Fair

07/15/2019

Olga Leiciaga and Cesar Arrondo representing the Basque club in Corpus Christi at the Obera Book Fair The 42nd edition of the Book Fair in Obera took place on July 6th.  The Eusko Etxea Basque Club of the neighboring town of Corpus Christu was active at the event thanks to its vice-president, Julio Markiewicz Ferragut, who spoke about Euskal Herria and Olga Leiciaga who presented the books Don Recreo and a CD with children’s songs.  Cesar Arrondo also participated giving a talk on the cultural ...

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The Gauden Bat Dancers in Chino, California are hosting a game night to raise money to travel to Euskal Herria

07/15/2019

Spend an enjoyable Saturday evening surrounded by friends and Basque atmosphere, while helping the dantzaris of Gauden Bat The event is this Saturday at the Chino Basque Club. The dantzaris of Gauden Bat are hoping to travel to Euskal Herria, as well as participate in Jaialdi in Boise and so are raising money with this Game Night with Gauden Bat.  The event is open to the public and so anyone wishing to participate, or have dinner, or spend an enjoyable evening while helping out the dancers are invited to attend.

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Gure Txokoa Basque Club in Azul celebrated its silver anniversary and San Fermin with lunch and dances by Arima Gazte

07/15/2019

25th Anniversary of the Gure Txokoa Basque Club in Azul The Gure Txokoa Basque Club in Azul has been busy over the last few days with its own events, as well as the city’s.  On July 7th the club participated in the flag changing event on the Passage of Communities.  During the ceremony that was attended by local authorities and representatives of other local foreign communities in Azul, the national anthem was sung and flags were raised.  Fr. Marcos ...

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Lehendakari Urkullu will travel to New York on Sunday to participate in the 2019 HLPF Forum at the United Nations on Monday

07/12/2019

Urkullu at the Eusko Etxea of New York on the occasion of its centennial celebration in 2013 (photoEuskalKultura.com) Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu will begin an official visit to New York on Monday, July 15th, to participate in the 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations, where he will present advances made in Euskadi in regards to sustainable development, according to sources at the Lehendakaritza.  During his trip, the Lehendakari will hold various meetings including one with Deputy Mayor, Phil ...

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The Euzko Etxea in La Plata publishes the second issue of 2019 of its quarterly magazine Eguzkia: Take a look!

07/12/2019

Number 6 of the Quarterly Magazine “Eguzkia” from the Euzko Etxea in La Plata, the second this year An editorial on San Fermin leads the latest issue of the quarterly magazine Eguzkia (Sun) published by the Euzko Etxea in La Plata.  This second issue of 2019 is the sixth since the beginning of last year when the club recovered this historical header.  Last issues editorial reminds readers that the Euzko Etxea in La Plata will celebrate San Fermin this Sunday, July 14th with a program that ...

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The Basque club in Rio Colorado is reinvigorated with a new name “Ruben Kepa Etulain” and re-inauguration of Anaitasuna Plaza

07/12/2019

The Ibaiko Euskaldunak “Ruben Kepa Etulain” Basque Club in Rio Colorado They are to be congratulated in Rio Colorado.  The Ibaiko Euskaldunak Basque Club in the province of Rio Negro re-inaugurated the “Anaitasuna” Plaza incorporating the name Silvia Prat in honor of the person who supported its construction.  During its re-inauguration, club members planted an oak tree and unveiled a new plaque that marks this as a green space.  After the event, they also ...

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Andrea Bidart: “The concert this Sunday is going to be special for me because Bidarrai is where my great-grandparents were from”

07/11/2019

Andrea Bidart with Mikel Markez and Julen Alonso singing last May at the NABO Convention and Basque Festival in Bakersfield, CA There will be a concert this Sunday in Bidarrai by California Basque Andrea Bidart Oteiza.  Andrea, born in California, in the heart of a family originally from Navarre, on both sides of the Pyrenees, told EuskalKultura.com that she is especially happy and excited for the recital.  “It will be a very special concert for me because my maternal great grandparents were from Bidarrai,” she ...

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The city of Macachin inaugurated a bust of Iñaki Unamuno in the centrally located Independence Plaza in front of the Basque club

07/11/2019

Hours before the National Mus Tournament in Macachin, the bust in honor of Iñaki Unamuno from Bergara was inaugurated Last Saturday, just before the beginning of the 41st National Mus Tournament, the inauguration of a bust in honor of Euzko Alkartasuna President, Iñaki Unamuno in the walkway by the same name in the Independence Plaza took place.  In the cold sunny morning, a large number of people from the city attended to accompany Unamuno in the ceremony that began with an Aurresku with the Mayor, Jorge Cabak, also in ...

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