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Extended one day the deadline for EuskalKultura's September raffle: pintxos in Donostia, two CDs and a DVD

09/29/2016

September Raffle Prizes: a book, 2 CDs and a DVD plus a guided pintxo visit in Donostia

Due to some bulletin problems, Saturday Oct. 1, is the deadline for the EuskalKultura.com's English edition readers. These are the prizes for September's raffle: a guided visit in Donostia, that includes Pintxo tasting in the Old Part; a CD with 18 children’s songs in Basque; “Gatz eta berakatz,” the latest CD by “Amuma Says No” from Boise, ID; the DVD “Leku hutsak, hitz beteak,” by Bernardo Atxaga in Basque with English subtitles, and the book "We are Basque-Argentines" by Magdalena Mignaburu and Josu Legarreta.

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Euskal Etxea in Peru celebrated its Basque Week 2016 with Basque classes, pintxo-pote, the film “Loreak” and more

09/29/2016

Master Basque Class at the Peru Euskaletxea (photoEuskaletxea Peru)

The Peru Basque Club said good-bye to September with a Basque Week that was full of activities, September 19-25.  The festivities began with a master Basque class, followed by the screening of the film Loreak, a wine tasting of Rioja wines, and a pintxo-pote on Thursday followed by a meal.  Following is a photo gallery of the events. 

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Basque Culture Days at the National Library of Congress in Buenos Aires with the debut of the film “Gernika”

09/29/2016

The conference organized by the Basque University of Buenos Aires, from October 3-7 at Argentina’s Library of Congress

The activity, organized by the Buenos Aires Basque University (UVBA) at the National Library of Congress will take place October 3-7 and will introduce the local audience to an interesting program of activities, including the debut screening of the film Gernika by director Koldo Serra.  It is the fifth edition of this initiative in support of spreading knowledge about this culture “that constitutes a large part of the Argentine culture.” 

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Another step forward for the Basque Clubs in Patagonia: the 3rd meeting of Euskal Etxeas, in April in Neuquen

09/28/2016

The Second Meeting of Patagonian Basque Club representatives was held on September 24, 2016

Organized by the Etorritakoengatik Basque Club in Puerto Madryn, the second meeting of Euskal Etxeas in Patagonia gathered representatives from the Basque clubs in Viedma-Patagones, Comodoro Rivadavia, Neuquén (Comahue Euskal Etxea), San Martin de los Andes and the local club.  Participants made a positive evaluation of the activity and planned the next meeting for April 2017, in Neuquen. 

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Great atmosphere, and representatives from all of the Basque clubs in France at Montpellier’s Basque Festival

09/28/2016

French Basque club representatives gathered at Eskualdunak’s annual festival in Montpellier (photoJLBergara)

Last weekend, the city of Montpellier became the meeting point for the Basque community in France, as host of the annual Basque Club meeting in this country. Attending the meeting were representatives from clubs in Pau, Paris, Bordeaux, Marseille and Montpellier, who exchanged experiences and information.  On the following day, all of them attended the Annual Eskualdunak Basque Festival that was attended by more than 150 people and included music provided by Jean Louis Bergara and Beñat Chaubandendeguy. 

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A talk on Basque nutrition, the Rauch Euskal Etxea’s contribution to the “National Bird Festival”

09/28/2016

The Gure Txoko Basque club gave a talk on Basque food as part of the “National Festival of Birds” in Rauch

Thanks to Maite Salsamendi, with a degree in Food Technology, the Gure Txoko Basque Club and the Basque culture was present at the 2016 edition of the “National Festival of Birds,” in Rauch, in the province of Buenos Aires.  After the talk, the audience was invited to share some homemade rice pudding.  

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“Jai Alai Blues,” “Amalur,” and a selection of short Basque films at the Film Festival in Toulouse, France

09/27/2016

The documentary “Jai Alai Blues” tells the passionate story of this Basque sport in America

Two feature-length films will be shown in the coming days at the “Toulouse Spanish Film Festival,” in France.  On the one hand, Jai Alai Blues, a passionate documentary about the history of the frontons and Jai Alai in America; and on the other, a classic Basque film Amalur (1968), directed by sculptor, Nestor Basterretea and Fernando Larruquert.  There will also be a selection of Basque shorts at the festival that runs from this Friday through October 9th.   

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November 18 is the deadline to nominate candidates for the 2016 ENE Award that recognizes the work in the Diaspora in favor of Euskera

09/27/2016

2015 ENE Saria award going to the Associazione Culturale Euskara in Rome, Italy (photo EuskalKultura.com)

The deadline to nominate candidates for the ENE Saria for 2016 is November 18.  This award presented annually by Eusko Ikaskuntza recognizes the work of entities in the Diaspora in favor of Euskera during the preceding year.  The name of the entity or winning person will be communicated on December 3, coinciding with celebrations of Euskararen Nazioarteko Eguna (ENE, International Day of Euskera).

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The "William A. Douglass Chair in Basque Cultural Studies" opens today at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst

09/26/2016

The William A. Douglass Chair opens today

The Etxepare Basque Institute and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst inaugurate today the "William A. Douglass Chair in Basque Cultural Studies". The chair will open with an Inaugural Lecture by William A. Douglass, co-founder of the Center for Basque Studies of Reno and renowned expert in Basque anthropology and culture. Also, international experts willl participate in the simposium “William Douglass, Basque Studies and the Anthropology of Europe”.

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More than 50 artists on stage at the Annual Dance Festival organized by the Urrundik Basque Association in Parana

09/26/2016

The Basque Association, Urrundik, in Parana held its Festival of Danzas on September 18

Basque cultural reference in Parana and this area of the country, the Basque-Argentine Association, Urrundik, provided the community with another edition of the Festival of Basque Dances at the local 3rd of February Theater.  Along with the hosts dance group, the program was complete with dancers of tango and other local folkloric groups.  The event was very successful and received a lot of media coverage. 

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