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UPV-EHU will launch a Postgraduate Specialization in the Basque Diaspora in October: pre-registration is now open!

05/04/2021

Logo of the Postgraduate Specialization in the Basque Diaspora at UPV-EHU The University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHY) launches its Postgraduate on the Basque Diaspora. The program runs October through June in both virtual and in person meetings (it can be made totally on line).  Its launch was announced by its academic coordinator, Oscar Alvarez Gila, and by the Basque Government’s Director of the Basque Community Abroad, Gorka Alvarez Aranburu.  Supported by ...

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Jon Bilbao Chair 2021: Eneko Bidegain will analyze in Reno how the Diaspora gets information about the Basque Coyntry

05/03/2021

The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, site of the Basque Library and Center for Basque Studies at the University Of Nevada, Reno Researcher from Lapurdi, Eneko Bidegain (Baiona, 1975), was selected this year as the Jon Bilbao Chair, a post that was created in 2014 at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). His research project, entitled “From Letters and Magazines on Paper to the Digital Era: Information that Members of the Diaspora from the Northern Basque Country Seek and Follow, and their Vision of Euskal Herria from the United ...

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Commitment to online education and didactics in Basque for children and adults from the Asmoz Foundation of Eusko Ikaskuntza

05/03/2021

This offer of educational and recreational material from the Asmoz Foundation is available on line for free The Asmoz Foundation at Eusko Ikaskuntza, the Society for Basque Studies, is committed to projects that support online education in Basque while creating teaching materials, for children and adults with the help of EIMA (Basque teaching materials creator).  According to an article published on its website that includes some of the possibilities offered online for anyone interested in the Basque Country or in ...

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California: The Fresno Basque Festival 2021 will take place this weekend with mass online and Basque food at home

04/30/2021

Mass in Basque and English from Tolosa, Gipuzkoa online, with the Basque picnic celebrated the day before at home Tomorrow, Saturday, May 1st is the day on the California Basque calendar designated for the annual Fresno Basque Picnic.  Due to the pandemic, it has been cancelled for the second year in a row.  Despite this, local Basques have decided to celebrate it anyway, but each at home.  In order to carry this out the Santa Fe Basque Restaurant will provide Basque food to be ordered ahead of time so that each ...

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The last events to commemorate the 84th Anniversary of the Bombing of Gernika in Argentina, Chile and Venezuela: Itziar Rodriguez

04/30/2021

New mural “Guernica” in Tres Arroyos We have been reporting on events in the Diaspora to commemorate the 84th anniversary of the Bombing of Gernika during all of the week.  For a second year in a row, the situation of the pandemic has not prevented sending of messages on the importance of memory and the memory of solidarity with the victims of barbarism.  Once again, the majority of the Basque clubs and institutions that chose to pay ...

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“Anboto” magazine interviews Basque-Venezuelan, Itxaso Uzkanga, clothing and object designer in the Basque Country

04/29/2021

Over the last few years, many people have returned to Euskal Herria who were born and raised in the heart of the Basque community in Venezuela.  One of these is Itxaso Uzkanga, member of a well-known Basque family in the careibean country who was interviews by Anboto magazine.  Thinking that the interview may interest our readers, especially for those that are part of the Basque-Venezuelan community, we translate from the original in Basque the following lines of the conversation between Itxaso and journalist Aitziber Basauri.

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Did you know that in Rio Negro, Argentina, the Cuatro Esquinas, rural area houses a Chapel of the Virgin of Arantzazu?

04/29/2021

Chapel of Our Lady of Arantzazu in Cuatro Esquinas, province of Rio Negro, Argentine Patagonia In the Patagonian city of Cipolletti, in the province of Rio Negro, there is a rural area, “Cuatro Esquinas,” (four corners), that has had a chapel for nearly 30 years in honor of the Basque Virgin of Arantzazu.  As in other cases, its origin is linked to work, solidarity and the contribution of Basques and their descendants in places where they were welcomed after arriving in Argentina.  ...

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“Belauntxingoa,” a project that unites Euskal Herria, New York and Argentina debuts online today. Don’t miss out!

04/28/2021

The version of Belauntxingoa that debuts today on YouTube joins forces from EH, NYC, and the Basque Diaspora in Necochea The conditions imposed by the pandemic have made many Basque gatherings and activities difficult and have made others possible.  The latter is the case of musicians Iñar Sastre (piano) and Jagoba Astiazaran (txistu) who after publishing their album “Arineketan,” in September of last year, will debut on YouTube today, the video of their single “Belauntxingoa,” with the ...

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With a new board of directors, the Basque Club in Rio Cuarto embarks on a joint project with “La Cocina del Vasco”

04/28/2021

Entrance of the Gure Ametza Basque Club in Rio Cuarto in the province of Cordoba in Argentina “La Cocina del Vasco,” (the Basque's Kitchen) is an undertaking by Sergio Eguiazu that emerged a year ago in the midst of the pandemic. A fan of the kitchen and proud of his Basque roots, the former president of the Rio Cuarto Gure Ametza Basque Club began preparing Basque dishes to sell at home  The fame of “Basque Gastronomy,”  made “La Cocina del Vasco,” ...

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The Federation of Basque-Argentine Entities (FEVA) held elections at its virtual Assembly last Saturday, on April 24th

04/27/2021

FEVA's General Assembly held on line last Saturday, April 24th Last Saturday, April 24th, the Federation of Basque-Argentine Entities FEVA held its General Assembly, when elections for some of the board members took place.  The following board was elected unanimously, in which the addition of Asier Iriberri as the first vice-president and the incorporation of new Basque club representatives to the directors stands out.

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