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Salto, Uruguay will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Pascual Harriague with an “Ardo Festa,” on April 13th

02/15/2019

“Ardo Festa,” in Salto With the Saltoko Euskaldunen Taldea as the main promoter, the city of Salto has organized Harrriague Week that will take place April 8-14 in honor of Pascual Harriague, founder of the Harriague Bodega, birthplace of the Tannat grape that is actually a symbol of Uruguay.  During the entire week, there will be cultural, sportive, and recreational activities as well as food events, tastings and ...

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The Euzko Alkartasuna Basque Club, in Macachin, will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a cultural and festive program March 2-3

02/15/2019

60th anniversary of the Euzko Alkartasuna Basque Association in Macachin The Basque club’s anniversary is on February 28th and the celebration of its 60th anniversary, complete with a varied cultural program including tributes, recognitions, food stands, exhibits, and food classes, is being planned for the entire community.  

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Egan, pilotaris from Euskal Herria, song, bertsos, BBQ…festive weekend at the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center

02/15/2019

The Basque Cultural Center in San Francisco will celebrate the 37th year since its inauguration this weekend (photo EuskalKultura.com) Every month of February, the Basque community in Northern California celebrates another anniversary of the inauguration of its Basque Cultural Center.  The celebration of its 37th edition this weekend marks the creation of an infrastructure that has become the reference for the preservation and continuation of the Basque culture and community in the region.  It is also a building that was created ...

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The N.A.B.O. Winter meeting was a success along with the local Basque Dinner Dance in Salt Lake City

02/15/2019

N.A.B.O. Treasurer Mayie (Berteretche) Petracek during her report at the 2019 Winter N.A.B.O. meeting (photo EuskalKultura.com) Last Saturday, the N.A.B.O. Winter meeting and the hosting club’s, the Basque Club of Utah’s, dinner dance were a complete success.  The event organized annually by the local Basque Club consists of dinner, and dance performances, raffles, silent auction, as well as other activities that serve to raise funds towards the club’s operations during the rest of the year.

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Win hotel nights, books and gifts at the presentation of the Hotel Unanue this Saturday at the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center

02/14/2019

The Hotel Heredad de Unanue, the “Hotel of the Diaspora,” in Donostia-San Sebastian, an old farmhouse from the 15th-16th century There will be a presentation of the Hotel Heredad de Unanue this Saturday at the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center’s Library.  The hotel that was inaugurated at the end of last year in Donostia-San Sebastian combines its commercial aspect with a call to serve the Basque Diaspora. The establishment has embarked on the organization of cultural activities in order to promote the knowledge about the ...

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Well-known model, Carolina Ardohain, “Pampita,” visited the Euzko Alkartasuna Hotel in Macachin in the Pampa

02/14/2019

Carolina Ardohain “Pampita,” visited the Euzko Alkartasuna Hotel in Macachin The visit took place on January 27th and was due to a personal commitment that the model had in the city of Doblas, just 30kms from Macachin.  Carolina Ardohain spent the night at the Euzko Alkartasuna Hotel and enjoyed its remodeled facilities. She also welcomed photos with anyone who asked her, as well signing the hotel’s guestbook.

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Basques in Boise celebrated Santa Ageda last Monday, singing on the Basque Block (see video)

02/14/2019

Basques in Boise celebrated Santa Ageda last Monday, singing on Grove Street and the Basque Block.  The activity gathered some 30 people, with makila or sticks in hand, who started their tour after practicing at the Basque Museum and stopping first at the Leku Ona Bar and Restaurant to the sounds of a trikitixa, accompanied by the voices singing the traditional “Zorion, etxe hontako denoi” ...

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The choir from the Itxaropen Basque Club in Saladillo will perform this Friday at the “Clarinetist Coexistence,” 2019

02/13/2019

The Basque choir of Saladillo will perform with a trumpet ensemble The city of Saladillo, in the province of Buenos Aires, will again be the site of another “Convivencia Clarinetsitica” (Clarinetist Coexistence), a training program for clarinetists and directors coordinated by Julieta Ugartemendia, along with Masters Alberto Brass, and Edgardo Palotta. According to Ugartemendia, in parallel with the meeting of musicians that took place this week, the Itxaropen Basque ...

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The Comahue Basque Club debuted at the “Festival of the Confluence” with a cultural stand

02/13/2019

Participation of the Comahue Basque Club at the “Festival of the Confluence” The “Festival of the Confluence,” is organized in the region of the Confluence in the Patagonian province of Neuquen with top-rate performances by local and national figures, as well as the participation of mini-entrepreneurs, institutions and collectives that offer projects such as food and drink, clothing and crafts.  The festival that celebrated its 7th edition in 2019, takes place in the middle ...

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Basque writers Karmele Jaio and Edurne Alegria will take part this week in the Brussels Book Fair

02/12/2019

Karmele Jaio and Edurne Alegria will talk on Thursday as part of the official program of the Brussels Book Fair The 2019 Foire du Livre de Bruxelles (Brussels Book Fair) will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, with an edition that will go from February 14th to 17th. Two Basque writers have been invited to this year’s event, Karmele Jaio and Edurne Alegria, who will both participate in an activity as part of the official programme. The activity have been organized by the ...

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