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The library at the Euskal Etxea in Paris holds 2, 250 titles in Euskera or about Basque topics available to the public

06/22/2018

Partial look at the library at the Euskal Etxea in Paris (photo EuskalKultura.com) The Pariseko Euskal Etxea has had a library for years specialized in Basque topics and works in Euskera that are available to the public.  They total 2, 250 titles, of which 1,400 are books in Euskera, 240 in French, 300 in Spanish, and 310 in other languages.  Genres range from novels to poetry, theater to essays, including books on history or children’s literature.  The catalog can be accessed ...

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“Baskos of the Confluence” of the Neuquen obtain legal status and announces new activities in the second part of the year

06/22/2018

“Baskos of the Confluence,” received legal status The “Baskos of the Confluence,” Basque Club founded in 2016 has spent two years providing activities to spread the culture of Euskal Herria in Neuquen and Cipolleti.  Since last April, it has done so with a new legal status as an association with legal entity, Zorionak! This now opens a new range of possibilities when it comes to organizing and participating in events.

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Cesar Arrondo presents his book about Hipolito Yrigoyen at the new Azul Basque club facilities

06/22/2018

Presentation of Cesar Arrondo’s book: Hipolito Yrigoyen. “First 100 Years of Popular Sovereignty” at the Azul Basque Club Last Friday, Cesar Arrondo gave a talk to present Hipolito Yrigoyen. First 100 Years of Popular Sovereignty at the Gure Txokoa Basque Club in Azul.  Some 30 people accompanied the writer and the board of directors at the event.  Various local media also covered it and interview Arrondo to publicize the event.

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Everything is ready in New London, CT for the first Big Basque Festival there this Saturday

06/21/2018

Basque Festival poster for this Saturday, June 23rd in New London, CT

The future is won fighting for it and the New England Basque Club has not hesitated to put all their eggs in one basket and embark on the organization of its first big Basque Festival in New London, downtown on the waterfront.  Even if the big day is Saturday, on Friday afternoon they will also have a warm-up pintxo-pote something that has never been seen in these parts.  On Saturday, the program will run from 11am-8pm and will include pintxos, traditional dishes, music, cider, dance performances and herri kirolak, a parade….

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Imanol Basterra from Viedma-Patagones will represent the South American Diaspora on the “Euskarabentura” expedition

06/21/2018

Imanol Basterra dancing Aurresku

“Euskarabentrua,” is an expedition of 120 Basque speaking youth between the ages of 16-17 who will tour the Basque Country during the month of July.  The call for eligible participants was also extended ot the Diaspora, a large part of which were thanks to EuskalKultura.com.  Imanol Basterra read the notice in our newsletter, and applied, and was selected as the representative of the Southern Cone. Imanol is dantzari, and an advanced Euskera student at the Aberri Etxea Basque Club in Viedma/Carmen de Patagones.  Zorionak, Ima!

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The Basque Restaurant, “Amalur,” that will be part of the Laurak Bat facilities in Buenos Aires will open its doors on July 10th

06/21/2018

Promotion for the upcoming opening of “Amalur”

The new “Amalur” restaurant will be more than just a gastronomic proposal.  In fact, diners will be able to enjoy various cultural manifestations at the heart of the Basque Club. If we refer to the menu, the stars in the kitchen at “Amalur” will be fish and seafood.  “And the best tortilla in Buenos Aires,” Chef Shanti Aboitiz affirms.

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The Second Regiment of Bizkaians that defended Buenos Aires in 1806, joined in the 22nd anniversary of the Toki Eder Basque Club

06/21/2018

The 22nd anniversary of the Toki Eder Basque Club in Jose C. Paz: on the left Bizkaian soldiers along with the Aurreskularis and other dancers The Euskal Etxea held its big annual event on June 10th with the celebration of its 22nd birthday.  The event began with welcoming their guests and an “Aurresku,” performed by youth from the “Gure Talde Alaia,” dance group.  The main dish at lunch was a gigantic paella.

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Kirmen Uribe at the XVIII Forum for Iberian Studies in Oxford, analyzing the connections between reality and fiction, today and tomorrow

06/20/2018

Iberian Studies Forum, today and tomorrow at the University of Oxford with Kirmen Uribe and Iker Arranz

The University of Oxford is hosting today and tomorrow, June 20-21, its “Forum for Iberian Studies,” that is celebrating its 18th edition this year.  This biannual conference is dedicated to the study of different languages and cultural expressions from the Iberian Peninsula gathering more than 50 experts. The Basque writer, Kirmen Uribe, will give one of the main talks, according to the Etxepare Basque Institute who is collaborating in the event.

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The Basque-Argentine group, “Indarra Trio,” led by German Arriazu, will perform tomorrow at the Celta Bar in Buenos Aires

06/20/2018

Indarra Trío

The recently formed trio is starting to be known on local stages and tomorrow, Thursday, June 21st they will perform at the Facundo Cabral Hall at the Celta Bar.  “Indarra Trio,” isn’t just a Basque name, but German Arriazu, euskaltzale and Basque speaker is preparing Basque Country music classics to include in its repertoire.

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First message to the US Diaspora from Philippe Acheritogaray as NABO’s new president

06/20/2018

2018-2019 N.A.B.O.Officers: (Left to Right): Mayie (Berterretche) Petracek, Treasurer; Kate Camino, Secretary; Philippe Acheritogaray, President; Annie Gavica, Vice President (photo Lisa Corcostegui)

Philippe Acheritogaray, recently elected NABO president at the NABO Convention and Festival hosted by Winnemucca, Nevada’s Basque Club Euskaldunak Danak Bat. This his first message as president of NABO, originally appeared in Astero, NABO’s weekly newsletter.

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