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San Fermin celebrated in the Diaspora: invitations from Argentina, Australia, England and Mexico…

07/01/2019

San Fermín 2019 in the Diaspora There are only a few days until San Fermin begins in Pamplona, but the phenomenon exceeds the geographical limits of the Navarrese capital, since there are many Basques and Navarrese communities around the world that also celebrate every year.  In Iruña, thousands of people will gather on Saturday, June 6th at noon for the 2019 Txupinazo.  In the Diaspora, Friday will also be the start of many ...

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Enara is the 2019 Basque Diaspora survey: respond and help find out more about the Basque Diaspora

06/28/2019

The 7th World Congress of Basque Collectivities Abroad will take place this October in Bilbao.  In preparation for the event the Basque Government is conducting a survey to get better acquainted with those in the Diaspora, the men and women that comprise it, its reality, its longings and interests, essential data to better design and implement policies and public programs, as well as to evaluate those currently ...

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8th Meeting of Community Libraries at the Euzko Etxea in La Plata: identifying challenges, moving forward

06/28/2019

8th Meeting of Community Libraries - EBC The 8th gathering of Community Libraries – EBC took place on Saturday June 22nd at the Euzko Etxea in La Plata sponsored by the Association of Graduate Libraries of the Republic of Argentina (ABGRA), and the Information Society of Argentina (SAI).  Attending there were some 10 presenters who represented the Basque, Galician, Czech and German speaking communities (Germany, Switzerland, Austria) as well as ...

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Teams from Chaves and Necochea win the 1st Provincial Women’s Paleta Tournament in Necochea

06/27/2019

1st Women’s Paleta Tournament in Necochea Organized by Euzko Etxea and the Federation of Provincial Pilota of Buenos Aires, a Women’s Paleta Tournament took place on Saturday June 15th at the club in Necochea with the participation of athletes from Tandil, Rauch, Gonzales Chaves, Juárez, Dorrego, Buenos Aires and Necochea. The event, hosted by the Necochea Basque club aimed at supporting women’s pilota in the province and was aimed at ...

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Askatasunaren Bidea celebrated 10 years and renewed its commitment to diffuse the Basque culture in San Miguel

06/27/2019

10th Anniversary at Askatasunaren Bidea The Askatasunaren Bidea Group in San Miguel, in the province of Buenos Aires, celebrated its 10th anniversary on June 21st.  The gathering took place at the hall at the Domingo F. Sarmiento Public Library where the club holds its events, decorated for the occasion with the flag of Navarre and the Ikurriña, oak leaves “as symbols of Basque rights and liberties,” and the eguzkilore ...

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Many euskal etxeas around the world joined in the celebration of San Juan with bonfires: today in Saladillo

06/26/2019

San Juan bonfire in Argentina, at Comodoro Rivadavia thanks to the Euskal Echea The festivities traditionally take place the night before June 24th, San Juan, when bonfires are lit in Euskal Herria. In the Diaspora, many of the Basque clubs join in the festivities that same day, but some don´t due to climate problems, like those in South America where winter, many times accompanied by rain and bad weather, begins on June 21st, or in order to make the event more successful ...

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Singer Joseba Gotzon successfully completed his mini-tour of Argentina and Chile in Santiago, Chile

06/25/2019

Joseba Gotzon’s concert on June 8th organized by the Basque Community Basque Club in Santiago, Chile (photo EEspañol) Joseba Gotzon concluded his mini-tour of concerts performed on various stages in Argentina and Chile on June 8th in the capital of Chile.  The tour encompassed dates from the end of May through the beginning of June.  The singer from Bizkaia began his program singing at a sporting event at the San Lorenzo de Almagro, soccer club a big Basque nexus, to later move on to Buenos Aires for a recital at the ...

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The Laurak Bat Basque Club inaugurates the 1st Communities Youth Conference in Buenos Aires

06/25/2019

1st Communities Youth Conference The activity organized by the Government of the federal capital of Argentina, took place last Saturday and Sunday June 22-23, and gathered some 140 youth between the ages of 18-35 from various foreign communities that live in he capital city.  Coordinated in its entirety by the city’s executive it was the first aimed especially at this age group to “create innovative tools that guarantee the ...

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The Guillermo Larregui Basque Club in Chacabuco celebrated its 30th anniversary that was declared “of Provincial Interest”

06/25/2019

30th Anniversary of the Chacabuco Basque Club This Euskal Etxea in Chacabuco, in the province of Buenos Aires, celebrated its third decade of spreading the Basque culture in the city and region with an anniversary that was declared of Provincial Legislative Interest, from a proposal from Deputy Mauricio Barrientos.  The local mayor, Victor Ajola, also came to the clubhouse to congratulate the Basque community, at he celebration on June 20th that ...

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The Basque Government invites Basques and Basque clubs around the world to celebrate Day of the Basque Diaspora on September 8th

06/24/2019

The Basque Government encourages everyone to celebrate the Day of the Basque Diaspora and share the news ahead of time too Last year, Day of the Basque Diaspora was celebrated for the first time and left evidence that the Basque Diaspora does exists in the world.  Among Basques and Basque communities, there is a longing and thirst to claim and celebrate a day like this calling attention to our Diaspora and its contribution to Euskal Herria and the common Basque trunk.  After holding a contest for ideas, the Directorate for the ...

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