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The Basque Museum in Boise announces a virtual “coffee break,” on July 10th, an exchange between Basques in North and South America

07/02/2020

Make yourself a coffee to share in a pleasant conversation with youth in the Diaspora After the confinement, the Basque Museum in Boise reopened its doors in June with reduced hours, complying with the protocols, limiting events and exhibitions.  Among the online proposals developed in June was the “History Happy Hour,” to celebrate San Juan with John Ysursa as the presenter.  Looking at July, the Museum has now announced that next week they will host an ...

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“Gozatu,” (sic) is born a line of handmade notebooks with covers illustrated by Argentine artist, Iñaki Echeverria

07/02/2020

The line of notebooks “Gozatu,” with covers motivated and inspired by Basque, works by Iñaki Echeverria If the idea was born and was realized in a short time during the quarantine, the notebooks of the “Gozatu,” line have a complete history.  A half Basque, half Argentine history.  In fact, the illustrations on the covers are cities in Euskal Herria, –Hernani, Getaria, Biarritz, Bilbo… -- sketched in situ by Argentine artist, Iñaki Echeverria during his last trip to the Basque ...

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Pride Week: New York Basque photographer, koitz, launches his book “koitz Gay Fire Island”

07/01/2020

Book by journalist from Pamplona established in New York, Luis Foncillas Etxeberria, Koitz, was published in June in time for Pride Week The book includes a prologue by American writer, Patrick Ryan, and an introduction by curator, Nicholas Davies, besides “notes,” by Koitz himself.  The atmosphere, reality and magic of the LGBTQ+ communities of Fire Island are gathered in the 90 photos, with the author always opting for joy and not the sad moments on the island that measures 96 kilometers east of New York City.

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The Mendoza Basque Club inaugurates its YouTube Channel with a video contest about San Fermin, “with a very appetizing prize”

07/01/2020

Video contest “Virtual San Fermin 2020,” at the Mendoza Basque Club The pandemic started 6 months ago, and the Coronavirus is far from being water under the bridge.  Fortunately, we still get good news that motivates us and uplifts us as the world continues forward. Today, the Denak Bat Basque Club in Mendoza announces the inauguration of its YouTube channel and does so in a fun way hoping to celebrate the main Navarrese festival, but also of course, providing visibility and ...

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Thirty-two diners re-inaugurated the popular Sunday meal at the Gure Txoko Basque Club’s restaurant in Sydney

06/30/2020

Jon, Nekane and Alvaro were in charge of last Sunday’s meal at the Gure Txoko Basque Club preparing tempting homemade Basque food After the establishment being closed due to the Coronavirus, the Gure Txoko Basque Club in Sydney opened its doors again last Sunday for its popular food service open to the public. The cold weather with temperatures only reaching 14 degrees centigrade, as well as the fear and precaution generated by the pandemic resulted in only 32 people gathering out of 40 reservations.

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The Laurak Bat Basque Club in Buenos Aires home of the “Well Protected” in solidarity with the Venezuelan community

06/30/2020

The Laurak Bat headquarters for the “Well Protected 2020” (Bien Abrigados) campaign Last Friday and Saturday the Laurak Bat Basque Club became a gathering and distribution point for donations for Venezuelans living in the Comuna 1 in the capital city.  The event was part of the “Well Protected 2020” (Bien Abrigados) campaign supported by Asoven (Association of Venezuelans in Argentina), that counts on donations from the UNHCR(United Nations Refugee Agency) and is part of the ...

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With the National Basque Festival in Elko cancelled the local Basque club organizes a dinner/dance next Saturday, July 4th

06/29/2020

The Basque community in Elko has organized a local Basque event next Saturday at the clubhouse and at the Star Hotel The Elko Basque Club announced the cancellation of its 2020 National Basque Festival due to COVID-19 some time ago (see here). After canceling the three-day festive gathering that attracts a large audience from various states to the city each year, the local Basque club is now organizing a local Basque festival at its clubhouse, which has an outdoor patio. This event is comprised of a family dinner followed later by ...

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With 115 works submitted to date, tomorrow is the deadline for the Corpus Christi Basque Club’s literary contest

06/29/2020

Image of the Eusko Etxea in Corpus Christi in this archival photo Tomorrow, June 30th, is the last day to submit original works to the 2020 Literary Contest sponsored by the Eusko Etxea in Corpus Christi, in the Argentine province of Misiones.  On behalf of the club, Olga Leiciaga, told EuskalKultura.eus that they had already received 112 works by last Saturday in Spanish and another three in Basque.  They have come to them from the Basque Country, Argentina, Spain, ...

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The Athletic Peña or fan club in Caracas is one of many in the world: interview with its president, Iker Ruiz de Sabando

06/29/2020

Iker Ruiz, at the stadium along with the Athletic Peña in Caracas We still don’t know when they will play, or if they will have an audience when they do so, or if it will be closed to the public, but what is sure is that fans are anxious for the final match of the Copa del Rey, that pitches two Basque soccer teams against each other in 2020: Real Sociedad from Donostia-San Sebastian, and Athletic from Bilbao.  We talked to Iker Ruiz de Sabando, president of the Athletic ...

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With a work on the Diaspora, Asier Barandiaran will be the 2020 Jon Bilbao Chair at the University Of Nevada, Reno

06/26/2020

Asier Barandiaran (photo Natalia Rouzaut-University of Navarre) The Jon Bilbao Chair at the University Of Nevada, Reno (UNR), consists annually of a research stay at the Center for Basque Studies (CBS) has already named the 2020 researcher.  The research project presented by Asier Barandiaran was selected allowing Barandiaran to come to the CBS to conduct research in order to carry out the project, according to the Etxepare Basque Institute.

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