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Anima Zaitez 2019 has arrived: an invitation for Basque youth to teach and spend two weeks in Villa Maria, Argentina

04/09/2019

Participants in Anima Zaitez! 2018 with youth from Euzko Etxea The invitation is aimed at youth between the ages of 21-30 years old that wish to travel to Argentina to teach Basque culture workshops on topics like dance, music, Euskera, or gastronomy.  It requires knowledge on at least two of the aforementioned topics, although a certificate is not required.  The event will take place July 5-21 and so you must be available during those dates.

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“Voices of a Noble Land,” official voice of the Comahue Euskal Etxea on the air again beginning in April

04/09/2019

The second season of the “Voices of a Noble Land,” radio program The radio program has returned to the airwaves on FM Capital in the capital city and province of Neuquen where it is broadcast on Saturdays produced and conducted by members of the Euskal Etxea in Comahue, with Sonia Beltran, Francisco Sevila, Manu Molina and Sebastián Inzunza comprising the staff for this second season.  “Voices of a Noble Land,” focusses mainly on relevant aspects of the ...

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A book about the early presence of Basques in San Luis Potosi and their mining activity presented in Mexico

04/08/2019

Published by the Autonomous University in San Luis Potosi, the book is entitled The Rise and Decline of a Dynasty of Entrepreneurs, Navigators, and Basque Scribes on Horseback between the Old and New World: The Basurtos of Getaria by historians Roman de Basurto Larrañaga (Euskadi) and Ramon Alejandro Montoya (Mexico).  The book was presented last week in San Luis Potosi, as reported in this ...

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The Toki Eder Basque Club in Jose C. Paz will inaugurate its “Basque Windows,” series this Thursday on the history of Euskal Herria

04/08/2019

The local Basque club invites everyone to participate in a new initiative that aims to “acquaint the community with knowledge about the Basque culture and reality, as well a provide a space for information exchange and camaraderie.”  They hope to do this “focusing on promoting the perspective of human rights, gender and linguistic equality, and hopes of strengthening networks with local and ...

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Korrika 21 began yesterday in Gares that will cover not only the geographic Basque Country but also its Diaspora

04/05/2019

First meters of Korrika 21 in Gares-Puente la Reina, Navarre Korrika began yesterday afternoon in the plaza in Gares, Navarre surrounded by an enthusiastic crowd.  It was the beginning of a march that will travel 2,500 kilometers to arrive on April 14th in Vitoria-Gasteiz.  However, the race in favor of Euskera goes beyond these geographic and physical limits, thanks in large part to Basque clubs and Basque language and culture lectureships in universities all ...

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Basque initiative to publish poems in indigenous languages of the world: help us disseminate the project

04/05/2019

The call for poem submission on Basque PEN Kluba – Euskal Pen Kluba's webpage The Basque PEN Club (Euskal PEN Kluba), along with Garabide Elkartea, Erroa Publishers, and the University of Maya Kakchiqel in Guatemala, is putting together a book of poems with works in different indigenous languages of the world.  The hope is to support and share the literary treasure that they entail by publishing them.  All of this is part of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019.

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Video of John and Steve, Basque students at the Basque Museum and Cultural Center in Boise on ETB

04/05/2019

John Bieter and Steve Mendive on the Arte[faktua] Program on ETB, talking about the book “Sweet Promised Land,” by Robert Laxalt

This article came to us from Oihana Andion, Basque teacher in Boise, thanks to Aitor Iñarra, NABO Euskera Coordinator.  The text is written by three of her students, two of which were part of a video that was broadcast as part of the Arte[faktua] program on ETB.  At her Basque classes at the Basque Museum, students read and review articles, and other contents in Euskera.  Zorionak for your work and it is an honor, because we also found out that you use EuskalKultura.com's articles in class as well!

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Eusko Aterpea joined in the Falkland Veteran’s Day events and paid tribute to the former combatants from Gral. Rodriguez

04/05/2019

Remembering former combatants on Falkland Veteran’s Day at Eusko Aterpea in Gral. Rodriguez The event was last Sunday commemorating today's Veteran’s Day in Argentina as well as the Fallen of the War of the Falklands.  The Basque club in Gral. Rodriguez has always been committed to its war veterans, proven by this tribute held at its clubhouse.  Raul Taretto and Kika Vicente explained that “it was a proposal by neighbors Marcela “Malviner” Cruz and Mirna Arantzazu ...

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Successful launch of Basque Argentine “Txapela” cider in Rosario; the next presentations will be in Cañuelas and Buenos Aires

04/05/2019

Presentation of “Txapela” Cider (photo Maru Maiztegui) The Zazpirak Bat Restaurant in Rosario was the site of the presentation of “Txapela,” the new natural Basque cider made by apples from Patagonia.  The tasting was provided straight from the barrels or kupelak, like at cider houses in the Basque Country during the Txotx season.  The presentation was made by Xabier Aguirre, one of the heads of the project, who used a video to explain the ...

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The Gure Etxea in Tandil will celebrate its 70th anniversary all year long with a varied program of activities

04/05/2019

Tandil Gure Txoko Basque club's members at euskal etxea's booth The local Basque club is extra busy in 2019 since it will celebrate its 70th anniversary in November. As such, the club has planned an ample program of events that will be added to its regular programs, and include the local community.  Activities began in March with a talk, Mus tournament and a pander and txistu workshop.  Also in March, the Gure Etxea had a stand at the local Gastronomic Fair of ...

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