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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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Food donations and sales at Gure Etxea Basque Club in Tandil which has begun moving little by little

06/05/2020

Gure Etxea in Tandil organizes a calamari paella sale on June 13th Although countries in the southern cone are still on the alert due to the expansion of Covid-19, the truth is that some cities in the interior of Argentina have begun to enjoy certain freedoms to carry out actions, always respecting security protocols, and in cases where the ends justify the means.

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The Basque Sheepherder’s Statue from John Ascuaga’s Nugget was moved this week to the University of Nevada, Reno

06/04/2020

The Basque Sheepherder’s Statue on the left at its original home at Ascuaga’s Nugget and on the right at its new home at UNR The University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) has added a statue to its decor, the statue of a Basque Shepherd, formerly located at John Ascuaga 's Nugget Casino in Sparks, outside the Orozko restaurant. After the sale of the casino by the Ascuaga family, the Orozko restaurant, that featured Basque photographs and decorations, also changed its name and character and so the statue lost the context for which it was created, ...

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Pedro Oiarzabal announces the end of the California phase of the Basque Veterans of World War II project

06/04/2020

The Basques fought on all stages of WWII, from the Libyan desert to the Pacific beaches The Fighting Basques, Memory of WWII project is being developed by Memoria Bizia and the Sancho de Beurko Association, with the collaboration of the NABO, and the US Basque community. Thanks to historians, Pedro J. Oiarzabal and Guillermo Tabernilla who have researched Basque veterans who participated in the Second World War, identifying then and writing their biographies, Oiarzabalhimself  has now ...

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The Beti Aurrera Basque Club in Chivilcoy invites to participate in the 9th edition of its “Gernikako Arbola” Literary Contest

06/04/2020

The call for the 2020 edition of the “Gernikako Arbola” Literary Contest is now open The Beti Aurrera Basque Club and SADE – Argentine Society of Writers in Chivilcoy have just launched the 9th edition of their National Literary Contest “Gernikako Arbola.”  Like other years, the proposal is aimed at people over 18 years of age residing in the country, with free genre and themes. Each participant may submit just one text, which may be a poem or poetic prose that does ...

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Confirmed: the 2020 Euskara Munduan Winter Barnetegi will take place July 18-25, but this time digitally

06/03/2020

Future Basque teachers that began the Euskara Munduan course in January 2020 After nearly three months of isolation in Argentina and with the certainty that things will not change too much in the coming weeks, FEVA has just confirmed that its intensive Euskara Munduan course will take place virtually. The Barnetegi will take place on July 18-25 and will include the participation of 35 teachers in training from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.

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Argentina’s Mus Federation confirms that the National Championship in Ayacucho has been cancelled due to the COVID-19

06/03/2020

2020 National Mus Championships cancelled Another activity affected by COVID-19 and preventive measures taken, in this case in the Southern Cone, to mitigate its consequences.  Yesterday, Argentina’s Mus Federation confirmed to EuskalKultura.eus the cancellation of the National Mus Tournament that was to take place in August at the Euskal Odola Basque Club in Ayacucho, in the interior of the province of Buenos Aires.

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