General Rodríguez, Argentina. After several weeks of especially intense activity, with its General Assembly and food sales on Easter Sunday, last weekend, the Eusko Aterpea Basque Club participated in two events considered very important by its members and friends. On Saturday, standard-bearers Raul Taretto and Juan Itcea represented the Basque community at a ceremony to re-inaugurate the Monument to Immigrants in the city. The event was part of National Monument Day and Fr. Diego Andriotti blessed the improvements and Mayor Dario Kubar addressed those present.
On Sunday, Aberri Eguna was celebrated at an event that gathered some 170 people, some of which attending from other Basque clubs in the area. The hosts thanked everyone for attending and for the wonderful family/euskatzale atmosphere that prevails in all of their activities and this one in particular.
“Day of the Basque Homeland has always been a special day for us,” Raul Taretto, club reference explained to EuskalKultura.com. “This year, however, it is even more so as we mark 20 years of uninterrupted celebrations,” this committed club member added proudly.