08/10/2018Any occasion where we can celebrate, introduce and vindicate our Diaspora are welcome, especially in a festive context. As such, EuskalKultura.com is joining in the initiatives to celebration Euskal Diasporaren Eguna – Day of the Basque Diaspora on September 8th, Saturday, inviting members of the Diapsora who may be in the Basque Country on this date, and other who are interested in the Diaspora to ...
07/11/2018July's Artists of the Month at the Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko is 'Ahizpak' (sisters). Sisters Maite Iribarren-Gorrindo and Izar Bicandi started a business and they called it Ahizpak, meaning "sisters" in Basque. They specialized in handmade welded objects that reflect their Basque heritage. You should take a look to Ahizpak's material. If you are in the ...
06/26/2018The Governing Council of the Basque Executive approved the appointment of Jorge Fernandez Quintela as the new Delegate of Euskadi in the US at its meeting this morning. Fernandez will now replace Ander Caballero Barturen, who had served in this capacity until recently.
Every year, more Basque clubs celebrate Saint John in South America. Despite the cold, or maybe because of it, remember that June is a winter month in the southern hemisphere; the bonfires at these celebrations are the stars of the event. Today in EuskalKultura.com, we provide a photo gallery of San Juan festivities at some of the club in: Buenos Aires, Bahia Blanca, Chivilcoy, Las Flores, Mar del Plata, Montevideo, Necochea and Viedma-Patagones.
06/26/2018The event was held last Wednesday taking advantage of the holiday in Argentina, June 20th or Flag Day. The Guillermo Larregui Basque Club celebrated its birthday on this day. Some 160 guests not only enjoyed an excellent menu, but also dance performances by the adults with “Sorgin Dantza,” and the txikis also received warm applause.
06/25/2018It was the first Basque Festival held in New London, and it passed with straight As. The beginning of the day did not bode well in relation to the weather, rain had been forecast, but except for a light drizzle in the beginning, the weather cooperated, overcast but no rain. This was perfect for all of the exhibitions dance, sports, music etc. in the main tent as well as in the small amphitheater in the ...
The XI edition of the South American Games in Cochabamba, Bolivia enjoyed the participation of 14 countries competing in 35 sports. Pilota matches included representatives from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru and Uruguay, presented the high level of the sport in the region.
06/25/2018Basque film is an excellent way of transmitting culture, history and the language of Euskal Herria. So, the team at Hiru Erreka Basque Club took advantage of the award-winning film by Aitor Arregi and Jon Garaño. Some 30 people attended the even at the club and enjoyed the film and something to eat provided by the hosting club.
After months of preparations, the moment finally arrived for the first Basque Fest in the city of New London, CT, organized by the New England Basque Club. On Friday, the warm up activity was a trikipoteo, the first in the history of New London. We arrived that morning, came upon club members working on the last preparations. That afternoon, we enjoyed the great atmosphere and the successful trikipoteo. Video and images.
06/22/2018The prestigious North American magazine National Geographic published an article in this Friday’s issue with a selection of photos and infographic explanations of the Bombing of Gernika by Nazi aviators and allies of General Franco on April 26, 1937. The article corresponds to the Spanish version written by Estanislao Jara entitled, “The Bombing of Gernika in 1937, and the Massacre that inspired ...