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The Euzko Etxea in La Plata publishes the third number of 2019 of its quarterly magazine “Eguzkia: take a look!

10/14/2019

Number 3 of this year’s “Eguzkia” magazine published by the Euzko Etxea in La Plata Number three of this year’s “Eguzkia” published by the Euzko Etxea in La Plata is on the streets, headed by an editorial note entitled, “the Eighth Province,” as the Diaspora in General and in Argentina in particular as an integrant part of Euskal Herria. “It would be an error to limit the Basque Country to its seven historic provinces,” it says vindicating the work done ...

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The deadline to apply for the Basque Government’s Youth Return Aid Program ends this Friday

10/14/2019

Friday, October 18th is the deadline to apply for the Basque Government’s Youth Return Aid Program from the Department of Employment and Lanbide. Companies have until this date to take advantage of the economic support provided by the Basque Government to contract professional youth who have become accredited outside of Euskadi.  More than 120 youth have registered as people willing to return to ...

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A “Korrika Txiki” concluded the Euskal Jaia 2019 at Euskal Echea in Llavallol (see the impressive video)

10/14/2019

The school at the Euskal Echea Cultural and Charitable Association, celebrated its traditional “Euskal Jaia” or Basque Festival at their facilities in Llavallol. Gathering students and their families, along with the staff, alumni and friends to enjoy a sunny day with Basque dance and sports exhibitions.

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Eusko Etxea of New York convenes a meeting this Sunday for Basques and friends of the Basques residing there: its future is at stake

10/11/2019

Exterior of the Eusko Etxea of New York, on 307 de Eckford Street Brooklyn, NY 11222 (photo Joseba Etxarri) The meeting is next Sunday at the New York Euskal Etxea, that invites Basques in the city, as well as all euskaltzales and friends of the club.  You don’t have to be a member.  This Sunday is when the new board of directors is to be elected, however to date there are no nominees.  If you live in the area, and would like to get involved, please attend.  Also, please share the news ...

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The XLII World Championship Mus Tournament of Basque Communities gets underway tomorrow in Baiona: October 12-19th

10/11/2019

World Mus Championships at the Basque Cultural Center in San Francisco The participants have already begun to arrive in Bayonne, so that on Saturday, after welcoming the delegations and presenting the teams and nations represented, the inaugural dinner will officially begin the event. On Sunday the 13th, after gathering the delegates at 9am, games will begin at 11am in the Amestoya building, Hotel Loreak. As every year, the program includes outings to places like the ...

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Training of Argentine students in the Larraioz Elektronika Company in Zarautz continues successfully

10/10/2019

Students from the Huergo Institute in Buenos Aires with Bittor Larraioz, during training at Larraioz Elektronika in Zarautz Larraioz Elektronika is a leading company in the field of service to the industry in areas such as automation, mechatronics and robotics. Founded more than thirty years ago by Argentinean Bittor Larraioz Aristeguieta, the company maintains an agreement of cooperation with the Industrial Institute Luis A. Huergo in Buenos Aires, through which it trains students in new technologies applied to mechatronics. Within the ...

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Masami Murakami, Tokyo Euskal Etxea delegate and fervent founder of the Athletic Peña Tokiotarrak

10/10/2019

Masami Murakami cheered Susaeta on from the headquarters of the Athletic Peña Tokiotarrak, in an archive photo (photo Eldesmarque.com)

We met and spoke to Masami Murakami for the last time, last Friday at the closing of the 7th World Congress of Basque Collectivities Abroad.  But Masami is very restless and never stops.  With a defined task that builds bridges between the Basques and Japan, this enthusiastic founder of the Tokyo Athletic Peña was one of the three delegates along with Yuichi Shimanuki and Sho Hagio from the Tokyo Euskal Etxea at the World Congress.  Unai Ezenarro signs this article that appeared in Eldesmarque.com.

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Results of the 5th Literary Contest at the Iparraldeko Euskal Etxea in Buenos Aires: awards went to Buenos Aires, Bilbao and Tandil

10/09/2019

Results of the 5th Literary Contest at the Iparraldeko Euskal Etxea The contest organized by the Iparraldeko Euskal Etxea-Centro Vasco Francés as part of its 124th anniversary already has winners. Norma Rios, referent of the club’s subcommittee told Euskalkultura.eus that “there were a lot of participants locally and internationally and we received texts from various parts of Argentina but also from the Basque Country, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Spain, Mexico ...

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Final days to nominate candidates, individuals or entities, for the Gold Medal of Navarre 2019

10/09/2019

Presentation of the Gold Medal of Navarre to the Navarrese Centers in Chile and Argentina in 2005 This is the highest honor granted by the Government of Navarre and the deadline for nominations is Tuesday, October 15th.  Eligible candidates for the Gold Medal of Navarre include institutions, entities and associations as well as any individual; however, self-nominations, for either individuals or organizations they legally represent will be excluded. 

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Emotional celebration of the club’s 75th anniversary gathered current and former members, and references of the Basque club in San Nicolas

10/09/2019

75th Anniversary of the Euzkal Etxea Basque club in San Nicolas de los Arroyos The Euzkal Etxea in San Nicolas in the province of Buenos Aires, celebrated its 75th anniversary with lunch in which, in the words of the club’s current president, Ana Maria Erausquin, “the meeting prompted the return of many members, who for one reason or another, had stopped coming.” Among them, were some of the club’s cooks who have prepared big paellas feeding thousands of people, ...

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