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The Gure Etxea Basque Club in Tandil begins its Girls’ Pelota Paleta School with a local female instructor

04/05/2019

Girls’ Pelota Paleta School The centennial fronton at the Euskal Etxea in Tandil will open its doors to women who would like to learn and play this traditional Basque sport.  Classes will take place Monday-Friday from 1-5pm, twice a week, with the scheduled being coordinated by the instructor, Tina Corbal.  Corbal is originally from De La Garma, but was trained in the discipline at the Tandil Basque Club.

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At its first gender workshop of the year, the Basque Club in Jose C. Paz is focusing on the “I will be who I decide to be” campaign

04/05/2019

“Women and Equality” workshop at the Toki Eder Basque Club in Jose C. Paz As part of the extended activities to commemorate International Women’s Day, the Toki Eder Basque Club held its first workshop “Women and Equality.” The activity, taught by club member Paula Basaldua aimed among other things to “give visibility to challenges that make an egalitarian and inclusive society possible for all,” club sources said.

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The “Atahualpa Yupanqui” Basque Library in Corpus Christi launches its “Humorous Stories” literary contest

04/05/2019

Image of some of the participants of the Basque-Argentine-Guarani Cultural Festival organized in 2017 by the Eusko Etxea in Corpus Christi (photoEE) The  “Atahualpa Yupanqui” library at the Corpus Christi Basque Club in the Argentine province of Misiones, has invited everyone to participate in its annual international literary contest. This year, however, there is a change in the theme and this year they are seeking “anecdotes and humorous stories.”  Writers can present in Spanish or Euskera and five stories will be awarded in ...

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Korrika 21 took its first steps in the world: Paris, Brussels, New York, Sydney, Necochea…begin their tipi-tapa

04/05/2019

Korrika 21 is coming right up in Euskal Herria where the korrikalaris will begin on April 4th at 5pm in Gares, Navarre to finish the race on the 14th in Gasteiz, Araba. However, Basques and euskaltzales around the world also join in.  We reported yesterday about Korrika in Paris that took place last Saturday in the streets from Montmartre to Pariseko Euskal Etxea headquarters. Another Basque club ...

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The Basque club in Viedma and Patagones joined the Bolivian community on its special commemoration of the “Day of the Sea”

04/05/2019

The Basque community present at “Day of the Sea” Invited by the Consulate of the Plurinational State of Bolivia in Viedma, members of the Aberri Etxea Basque Club were present on March 22nd at an event to commemorate the “Day of the Sea,” the date that the town of Calama was defended in the War of the Pacific as remembered by the Bolivian community. During the event Consul Nestor Condori Coarite explained the importance of the date in the claim of ...

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Korrika 21 starts today in the Basque Country; the race will also arrive to the Diaspora where activities are multiplying

04/04/2019

Korrika 21 is here Today at 5pm (Euskal Herria time) Korrika 21, the race in favor of the Basque language and in support of AEK will leave Gares (Puente la Reina).  For 10 days, Korrika will tour more than 200 towns to conclude on April 14 in Vitoria-Gasteiz.  The Diaspora won’t be left out of this movement, since many clubs are also joining in the campaign.  The korrikalaris around the world won’t only join ...

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“Bicycles in Focus,” by Florencia Alzugaray: a photographic tour of the world that hopes to reach Basque clubs too

04/03/2019

From the “Sunsets,” section of “Bicycles in Focus” a photo taken in Donostia.  The book also includes photos taken in Bilbao, Hondarribia, Biarritz, and Donibane Lohizune Bicycles in Focus, by Argentine visual artist, Florencia Alzugaray, is an artistic-photographer that uses “the bicycle as a common thread, and sometimes even as her main protagonist in her images, while others are only a trace or distant, but always present in her visual trips around the world.” The project has been shaped by its author on paper and as an exhibition.  The book is includes 240 photos ...

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The 3rd UCLG Cultural Summit, with representatives from the cities of Bilbao and Donostia, begins today in Buenos Aires

04/03/2019

 The3rd Cultural Summit of the CBLU (Cities and Local Governments United), April 3-5 at the Usina del Arte in Buenos Aires The 3rd Cultural Summit of the CGLU (Cities and Local Governments United) will take place April 3-5 at the Usina del Arte in Buenos Aires with the participation of representatives from cities and local governments on five continents, including the Director of Culture from Bilbao, Iñaki Lopez de Aguileta and Assistant Manager at Donostia Kultura (Donostia Culture) Imanol Galdos talking on Wednesday ...

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Muslaris from La Plata won the 2019 Mercomus Tournament; it will be held in Chile in 2020 and in Uruguay in 2021

04/03/2019

MercoMus 2019 in La Plata The South American regional Mus Tournament took place on March 27-30 at Euzko Etxea in La Plata with the participation of 16 teams from Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay.  The first place trophy went to the local team of Rolando Biasco and Jose Luis Macchi.  Second place went to the team representing Laurak Bat, Felipe Finger father and Felipe Finger son, with third place going to other locals, Pedro ...

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The Santa Fe Hotel in Reno, a local classic, will reopen its doors in May

03/28/2019

The Santa Fe Basque Restaurant in Reno, NV (photoEuskalKultura.com) Since its opening in 1929, it has been one of the Basque classics in Reno, managed in its latter years by the Zubillaga family from Esnazu, Aldude, Behe Nafarroa.  Through the ups and downs of its service and management it has continued as one of the last Basque restaurants in the city.  It was sold in July of 2017, to Dennis Banks who has now announced that after much renovation, it will reopen in ...

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