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Does your Basque club need a projector? Friday is the last day to enter the raffle sponsored by EuskalKultura.com

09/13/2018

The projector that EuskalKultura.com will raffle for clubs that may need one. Don’t miss out!

Would you like to not have to rent, or borrow a projector each time your club needs one?  To participate in this raffle all you have to do is follow the instructions and send an email.  The deadline to enter your candidates is Friday midnight (Euskadi time), so readers of EuskalKultura.com can then vote for their favorites.  Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. But hurry up, European midnight is Friday 6pm in the US East Coast, 3pm in California, or Saturday 9am in Sydney. Zorte on, good luck!

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Day of the Basque Diaspora (IV): the “Eighth Province” was very enthusiastic and made itself seen and heard all over the world

09/13/2018

The Basque club in Azul, members took advantage of photos and videos to tell the story of their immigrant families, that is to day the history of the Basque Diaspora The invitation from the Basque Government to celebrate the Day of the Diaspora couldn’t have been better received by the euskal etxeas.  It responded to the needs of Basque clubs to give themselves visibility and to vindicate themselves, given the impression that their history, reality and commitment to the future are not as well known in Euskal Herria.  Surely, that is why the proposal to celebrate ...

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Day of the Basque Diaspora (III): Basque clubs in Europe and America join in enthusiastically

09/12/2018

Day of the Basque Diaspora organized by Laurak Bat in the capital city Since the world has existed Basques have paid attention to their pioneer and exploring instincts, and this has led them to leave; leave their homeland and reach the most remote corners of the planet.  Over the years, the reasons why they have set out have changed, but they have continued to gather wherever they have gone.  The ways they gather with other Basques has also evolved when away from home.  ...

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Day of the Basque Diaspora (II): Remarkable friendly atmosphere at the event at the Hotel Unanue in Donostia

09/11/2018

Group photo taken at the Unanue Hotel in Donostia (photo EuskalKultura.com) The celebration of the Day of the Basque Diaspora in Donostia began at noon with some 50 individuals attending, in a gathering organized by EuskalKultura.com.  In this first edition, the best format and simplest, was gathering everyone for lunch so that people from different countries in the Basque Diaspora could meet and share a fun day in festive vindication of the reality of our Diaspora.

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Day of the Basque Diaspora (I): The Lehendakari remembered the character of migrants from Euskadi and emphasized the importance of the Diaspora

09/11/2018

Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu during his address at the official Day of the Basque Diaspora event (photo Irekia)

Beginning today we will publish a series of articles about the various Day of the Basque Diaspora celebrations that took place around the world and the success they enjoyed. Beginning in the Basque Country we include two articles about events that took place at the Lehendakaritza in Vitoria-Gasteiz and at the Hotel Heredad de Unanue in Donostia.  The first edition has set the path for future editions with an eye on the Diaspora deservedly recognizing its reality and its contributions, in Euskadi as well as around the world.

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¡Zorionak, Basques around the World!

09/08/2018

Today is the Day of the Basque Diaspora.  It is being celebrated for the first time with the intention of it becoming an annual event in the Basque Country as well as among Basques in communities around the world.  It was an old request that the current Directorate for the Basque Community Abroad has put into place. At the official event that will be held today in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Lehendkarai Urkullu will ...

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EuskalKultura.com holds a Diaspora Day celebration on September 8th at the Hotel Unanue in Donostia

08/10/2018

The Diaspora Day gathering will take place at the Hotel Unanue in Donostia, “the Diaspora’s hotel” Any occasion where we can celebrate, introduce and vindicate our Diaspora are welcome, especially in a festive context.  As such, EuskalKultura.com is joining in the initiatives to celebration Euskal Diasporaren Eguna – Day of the Basque Diaspora on September 8th, Saturday, inviting members of the Diapsora who may be in the Basque Country on this date, and other who are interested in the Diaspora to ...

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Have you ever wanted to show your friends in Euskal Herria how to prepare mate and found it difficult? Here you have a tutorial in Basque!

07/23/2018

Images from the tutorial The tutorial, a short film “A recipe almost as old as the mate hole,” is a project of Fernanda Sanjurio Olavarria, A/V producer from Uruguay that has lived in Argentina for the last two years.  As much from Rio Plata as the star drink of the film, Fernanda has had to explain innumerable times to outsiders what mate is, thus the origin of the project.

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Ahizpak, artisan company that creates in Boise jelwery, decor and Basque style designs, 'Artist of the Month' at the Elko Museum

07/11/2018

Boise 'Ahizpak,' an art & design company is 'Artist of July' at the Elko Northeastern Nevada Museum July's Artists of the Month at the Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko is 'Ahizpak' (sisters). Sisters Maite Iribarren-Gorrindo and Izar Bicandi started a business and they called it  Ahizpak, meaning "sisters" in Basque. They specialized in handmade welded objects that reflect their Basque heritage. You should take a look to Ahizpak's material. If you are in the ...

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The Basque Government approves the appointment of Jorge Fernandez Quintela as the new delegate in the United States

06/26/2018

Urkullu and his wife in New York along with Marian Elorza, Secretary General of Foreign Action and Ander Caballero, former Delegate of Euskadi in the US (photoEuskalKultura.com) The Governing Council of the Basque Executive approved the appointment of Jorge Fernandez Quintela as the new Delegate of Euskadi in the US at its meeting this morning.  Fernandez will now replace Ander Caballero Barturen, who had served in this capacity until recently.

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