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The “Amalur,” group at the Chivilcoy Basque Club and Basque chefs from La Plata prepared “Tolosako babarrunak” for 60 people

06/11/2019

Sukaldari from La Plata along with members of Amalur The Beti Aurrera Basque Club in Chivilcoy is a very active institution with cultural, artistic and recreational activities all year long.  However, this last weekend was marked by two unique events.  On Sunday they welcomed a visit by Cesar and Andoni Etcheverry from the Euzko Etxea in La Plata who along with local sukaldaris from the Amalur group prepared the winning recipe in the 2018 contest ...

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The incumbents and a new list of nominees will compete this Wednesday in the elections at Euzko Etxea in Villa Maria

06/10/2019

President candidates on both lists will face off at this Wednesday’s election at the Euzko Etxea in Villa Maria: Luis Carricaburu and Darío Azumendi Wednesday, June 12th, Euzko Etxea of Villa Maria will hold its annual General Assembly.  When the time comes to vote for new board members, club members will need to choose between two ballots, according to the local El Diario newspaper and they have been the protagonists of a “media crossover.”  The lists are “Gernikako Arbola,” that includes the incumbents led by Luis ...

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Argentina (10), the US (3), Uruguay (1), Colombia (1): The Basque Government publishes the list of Gaztemundu 2019

06/10/2019

Gaztemundu Resolution signed by the Basque Government’s Director of the Basque Community Abroad There are ten from Argentina, three from the US, and 1 from Uruguay and 1 from Colombia. The Official Bulletin of the Basque Country (BOPV-EHAA) published the list of the participants, alternates and those that were disqualified.  Since this year coincides with the celebration of the World Congress of Basque collectivities, participants will first attend the Gaztemundu program dedicated to managing cultural ...

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Txoko is the name of a new Basque branded restaurant in Jakarta, by Chef Oskar Urzelai from Deba

06/07/2019

This pioneer Basque txoko in Jakarta does not hold back on decoration from the Chef’s country of origin.  Zorionak Oskar! Oskar Urzelai is a chef with a long trajectory, Pioneer ambassador of Basque gastronomy in various countries and in particular, in Asia, where he is now inaugurating his newest venture, Txoko, after previous experiences, and now more advanced in his career.  His menu is that of a Basque chef that is modern and innovative, drinking from the robust tradition of Basque cuisine, to offer dishes prepared with the ...

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On the verge of obtaining legal status, the Marcos de Paz Basque Club is closer to building its clubhouse

06/07/2019

Basque Stand at the Festival of Collectivities in Marcos Paz 2017 (photoEE) The Zuhaitzaren Herria Basque Club in Marcos Paz in the Province of Buenos Aires received a subsidy from the city government to complete the steps for obtaining legal status.  As Martin Garitonandia explained, “this is a subsidy that the local government gives intermediate institutions so that they can afford the expenses of the process.  We already presented everything in La Plata, so it should be ...

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The Gure Txokoa Basque Club in Azul teaches a class on Basque immigration at the local School #62

06/06/2019

Isabel Bidegain Elortegui and Cynthia Uberuaga with third-year students at School #62 (photoEE) Invited by teacher Cynthia Uberuaga, the Basque club in Azul went to School #62 to teach a class to third-year students.  Professor Isabel Bidegain Elortegui talked to the students about Basque immigration to Argentina and especially referred to Basques who came to the Pampa. During her talk she responded to questions: “What are Basques?” “From where and why did they come?” And ...

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With more than 100 issues published in 12 years, the Basque-Chilean newsletter “Berriketari,” reaches every corner of the world

06/06/2019

Number 101 of “Berriketari” Just a few weeks ago “Berriketari,” published issue 101.  The newsletter is the official voice of the Euzko Etxea in Santiago and its latest installment included its usual text and photo review of the Center’s latest activities: the Aberri Eguna celebration and the Anniversary of the Bombing of Gernika, as well as the day dedicated to Korrika 21.  It also dedicated an important section to ...

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75 children prepared pintxos and learned Basque words at the “Cooking for Txikis,” workshop in Necochea

06/06/2019

“Cooking for Txikis” workshop in Necochea Based on an idea by Marcia Barnaba, Basque student at the club and chef in charge of the activity, the Euzko Etxea Basque Club in Necochea held the “Cooking for Txikis,” workshop on Friday May 31st. Children learned how to prepare sweet and sour pintxos, ham and cheese flowers special for celiac, and vanilla pancakes, under the direction of the sukaldari in charge along with the contribution of ...

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400 readers from all of Euskal Herria and the Diaspora will read “Otto Pette,” by Anjel Lertxundi, at a continuous reading

06/05/2019

“Otto Pette,” by Anjel Lertundi is the book chosen for the 12th edition of the Contninous Reading of Classics (photo Alberdania.eus) This year it will be Otto Pette by Anjel Lertxundi.  The Bilbo Zaharra Euskaltegia organized, for another year, a Continuous Reading of Basque Classics at the Arriaga Theater in Bilbao.  This will be the 12th edition of the initiative that takes place tomorrow, Thursday June 6th for 12 hours, beginning at 8am.  The work chosen for the occasion Otto Pette is a novel by Anjel Lertxundi that is ...

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The relevant contribution of the elite Basque-Navarrese Immigrants in Cienfuegos, Cuba has been reserched

06/05/2019

Basque immigration to Cuba was not at all massive.  The Basques were not one of the prominent groups, but despite this in some places, like in Cienfuegos, their contribution to the economy, politics and society in the county was certainly remarkable. Basque names mark Cuban history and stand out in industries such as sugar and rum.  The Basque-Navarre Charitable Association (1877) is one of ...

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