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The recently painted blue trinquet at Euzko Etxea in Necochea will welcome its 2nd International Women’s Pelota Tournament

12/05/2019

This is how the Trinquet at the Euzko Etxea in Necochea looks painted blue (photo TSN Necochea) Necochea and the facilities of the local Euzko Etxea Basque club will welcome the 2nd International Women’s Pelota Tournament, featuring Women’s Pelota Goma Trinquet beginning tomorrow through Sunday.  Admission to the sessions is free, and will include pelotaris from Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Spain and France, according to the organizers.

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The Toki Eder Basque Club in Jose C. Paz will present its new book this Saturday “Nuestra Identidad” (Our Identity)

12/05/2019

Presentation of the book “Nuestra Identidad” (Our Identity) The local Basque club announced good news to close 2019.  After the excellent reception of the book Euskaldunak and Sprouts in Toki Eder, by Maria del Pilar Uribeondo y Ruiz, the Basque club has taken another step and will present its second book this Saturday.  Under the coordination of Uribeondo, who served as the compiler, Our Identity gathers the texts from the “Euskal Herria Lives in Me” ...

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After 16 years as Boise’s Mayor, Basque Dave Bieter, lost the run-off election on December 3rd

12/05/2019

Dave Bieter who served as Boise’s Mayor for 16 years voting in this year’s primary election Dave Bieter, Mayor of Boise for the last four terms lost the run-off election held on December 3rd in Idaho’s capital city.  His rival, Lauren McLean received 65.5% of the vote, compared to the 34.5% received by Bieter himself, thus consolidating and strengthening the remarkable advantage obtained by McLean in the first round.  Lauren McLean will be the first woman mayor elected in ...

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Important call: the Euzko Etxea Soccer Team for the Blind is looking for sponsors to travel to the national semifinals

12/04/2019

The Euzko Etxea Blind Soccer Team at the 2019 National Tournament.  The Basque Club organized the event on November 24th The good news is that the Euzko Etxea team from La Plata has performed excellently and has managed to reach the semifinals of the Silver Cup of the National Blind Soccer Tournament 2019 that will be played in La Banda, in the northern province of Santiago de Estero on December 14th.  In that instance the Basque club team will face “Los Leones,” from righ there and “Popeye,” and FANS ...

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The Etxepare Basque Institute: Lecturers and Universities from all over the world join in International Euskera Day

12/03/2019

In Mexico City the ENE 2019 festivities will conclude today; UNAM Basque language and culture lecturer, Haizea Elizondo Gorroño Along with events in Euskal Herria, and those organized by Basque clubs and communities around the world, the international network of university lecturers from the Etxepare Institute comprise the third pillar of the initiative that contributes annually to the success of International Euskera Day (ENE) celebrations.  A large part of the lecturers at Etxepare have joined in, for another year to celebrate ENE; ...

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“Balmaseda in America,” a book of more than 400 pages by Julia Gomez Prieto will be presented tomorrow in the aforementioned village

12/03/2019

"Balmaseda en América" by historian Julia Gómez Prieto The invitation that we received explains that the book describes the presence of hundreds of Balmasedans in America, since 1492 through the beginning of the 20th century.  Almost half a millennium influenced the activities of discoverers, soldiers, emigrants, merchants, navigators, businessmen, merchants, officials, servants, secretaries, religious, adventurers, bankers, etc. born in Balmaseda and who have ...

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The Olentzero and the Euskal Etxea in Bordeaux will open their traditional Basque Christmas Store the next two Saturdays

12/02/2019

Olentzero and the basque Christmas Market at Bordaleko Euskal Etxea on Dec 7 and 14 The Olentzero and the Euskal Etxea in Bordeaux announced that their Basque Christmas Store will be open the next two Saturdays, December 7 and 14 from 10:30am-6:30pm.  Club sources told EuskalKultura.eus “artists and craftsmen from Euskal Herria will come to the Euskal Etxea to present their products, and if that wasn’t enough, they will also provide a great atmosphere with music and entertainment ...

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The Barcelona Euskal Etxea celebrates its anniversary this weekend with workshops, concerts, food and karaoke…

11/29/2019

The Euskal Etxea will celebrate its 40/25 anniversary; on Tuesday December 3rd Euskera Day and the Olentzero will visit on December 13th This will be an intense Basque weekend in Barcelona where the Euskal Etxea will celebrate its anniversary tomorrow.  They will celebrate 40 years since its foundation in the Catalan capital city and the 25th in its current location in Born.  The program of activities will begin at noon with a “Koro-Poteo,” and throughout the day, there will be activities for children and adults including a ...

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The Gure Etxe Maitea Basque Club in Olavarria once again represented the Basques at another city anniversary celebration

11/29/2019

The Gure Etxe Maitea Basque Club at Olavarria’s 152nd anniversary The city of Olavarria in the province of Buenos Aires celebrated its 152nd anniversary.  With such a marked Basque presence since its foundation, as evidenced in the town’s name, the birthday celebration was not lacking the participation of the local Basque community.  Every year the Euskal Etxea participates in the festivities that gathers some 70 thousand people, and this year, was no exception. In ...

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It is Thanksgiving in the US: in Basque homes, cubs and Basque communities it is celebrated in a special way

11/28/2019

The night before Thanksgiving Basques, and non-Basques alike go out to eat at some fo the local Basque restaurants Today is one of the most special holidays on the US calendar as well as in other anglosaxon countries.  North Americans of Basque origin take advantage of the day to gather and celebrate with their families and loved ones, sharing and giving thanks around a table enjoying being together and remembering those who are no longer with them. The Boise Euskal Etxea celebrated a Thanksgiving event ...

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