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The Diaspora at the Basque Parliament: listen to the welcome and response by Arantxa Anitua, Unai Lauzirika, and Jean Flesher (videos – II)

10/08/2019

Group photo of the visit to the Basque Parliament by participants in the 7th World Congress of Basque Collectivities, 2019 The World Congress came to a close on Friday, October 4th with addresses by Lehendkari Urkullu at an event first thing in the morning at the Lehendakaritza (Basque President's Government Offices).  From there, attendees made their way to the Parliament where they were officially welcomed by its president, Bakartxo Tejeria and members of the Parliament Board.  At the event, the Basque legislature ...

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Official acts at the Lehendakaritza and Basque Parliament concluded the 7th Congress of Basque Collectivities Abroad (video I)

10/08/2019

“Saregintzan” (networking) was the theme of the 7th Congress of Basque Collectivities Abroad Official events at the Lehendakaritza (Basque President's Government Offices) and the Basque Parliament closed the program of the 7th World Congress of Basque Collectivities Abroad Friday morning.  Presentations were made by Gorka Alvarez Aranburu, Director of the Basque Community Abroad, Marian Elorza, Secretary General of Foreign Action; and Lehendakari Urkullu officially closing the gathering.

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Several Basque clubs joined Zazpirak Bat in Rosario on Dantzari Day that included a Tamborrada workshop

10/08/2019

Dantzari Day at the Zazpirak Bat Basque Club in Rosario Celebration of Dantzari Day at the Zazpirak Bat Basque Club in Rosario included a program with various organized proposals including the Tamborrada and the club’s Gaztedi Zutik dancers.  The program took place last weekend, September 28-29, and included a Tamborrada workshop and a San Miguel dance and festivities as its main activities, although there was also a city tour for guests, and a closing ...

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Starting today and for the rest of the week the Atxaga Chair at CUNY will analyze the contribution of culture to coexistence in Euskadi

10/07/2019

Professor Annabel Martin will give a talk this Friday at the heart of the Bernardo Atxaga Chair at CUNY (photo CanalEuropa.eu) Throughout the week, October 7-11, the annual academic program of the Bernardo Atxaga Chair will take place at CUNY, City University of New York.  This year, the seminar will focus on the contributions made by Basque culture and literature to peace and reconciliation through new processes, presented by Anabel Martin, Professor at Dartmouth College and expert in Contemporary Spanish Culture.

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The Union Vasca Basque Club in Bahia Blanca publishes the Semana Vasca 2019 program that begins Saturday, November 2nd

10/07/2019

The Basque club in Bahia Blanca has published the complete Semana Nacional Vasca Argentina 2019 program that will take place November 2-10 with the slogan “120 Years,” as part of the clubs 120th anniversary festivities.  Even if the program runs over two weekends, the main activities take place on the second, the days with the largest number of participants attending.

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The Union Vasca Basque Club invites librarians to present at the Meeting of Basque Libraries at SNV 2019

10/07/2019

Semana Vasca 2019 Logo in Bahia Blanca Every Semana Nacional Vasca usually includes a meeting of directors and representatives of libraries in their Euskal Etxeak.  This year, the Barandiaran Library at the Union Vasca in Bahia has set this meeting for Saturday the 9th at 10am, and invites guests to also present their work  If you would like to make a presentation please communicate the topic and the approximate length of your talk to the ...

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Personal relationships, participate in a Basque club and news, key to maintaining a link with your Basque heritage

10/03/2019

Personal relationships and participating in a Basque club, or following the news were deemed key to stay linked to “the Basque” according to the survey This is at least the result of a survey conducted by the Basque Government's Department of the Basque Community Abroad.  The ways in which these people maintain their link with “their Basqueness” are above all by personal relationships (54%), participation in Basque club activities (44%) and news (34%).  The survey was presented yesterday during the 7th World Congress of Basque ...

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Lehendakari Urkullu will inaugurate the 7th World Congress of Basque Collectivities this morning at the Euskalduna in Bilbao

10/02/2019

President of Euskaltzaindia, Andres Urrutia, addressing members of the Diaspora as well as other authorities yesterday Opening day of the World Congress has arrived.  Some 100 delegates and guests, “gaztemundularis,” among others are now in Bilbao to participate in the 7th World Congress of Basque Collectivities Abroad.  Beginning at 9am the opening act will begin with Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu welcoming the representatives of the Diaspora and Basque society, as well as other officials attending.

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Beginning of another season of the radio program “Boiseko Taupada” every Tuesday on BSU’s radio station

10/02/2019

Professors at BSU Ziortza Gandarias and Nere Lete on yesterday’s program, the first of a new season of “Boiseko Taupada” Madalen Bieter founded the program and last year we met Amaia Lojo and Iñaki Sagarna through it.  The Basque radio program, “Boiseko Taupada,” is broadcast every week on the university radio at Boise State, and alternates between music and talk, in Basque naturally mixing it with English.  Yesterday was the beginning of a new school year and feature BSU teachers, Ziortza Gandarias and ...

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The Official Bulletin of the Basque Country publishes the grants awarded to Euskal Etxeas in 2019 (see complete list)

10/01/2019

With almost all of the delegations, guests, and participants already in Bilbao, headed to tomorrow’s opening of the 7th World Congress of Basque Collectivities at the Euskalduna, the Official Bulletin of the Basque Country (BOPV-EHAA) published yesterday the Resolution from the Director of the Basque Community Abroad with the grants awarded to Basque clubs in 2019.  Following is the list by country ...

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