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The film “Jostunak," about the right to decide, debuts simultaneously in the Basque Country and the Diaspora

12/19/2014

"Jostunak" debuts in Necochea this Sunday

The premiere of the documentary is being held this week: Tuesday was premiered in Bilbao, it will be presented tomorrow in Pamplona and on Sunday in Necochea, Argentina. Jostunak (Tailors) tells the story of how the Gure Esku Dago (It’s in your hands) popular initiative began and how the Human Chain took place in June between Durango and Pamplona.  The appointment, this Sunday at 9pm at the Necochea Basque Club.  Admission is free.

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Lehendakari Urkullu presided yesterday the meeting of the Advisory Board of Basque Collectivities in Vitoria

12/18/2014

Group photo at yesterday’s meeting of the Advisory Board of Relations with Basque Communities (photoIrekia)

The Advisory Board of Basque Collectivities met yesterday at the Lehendakaritza (Presidency of the Basque Government) in Vitoria-Gasteiz for its annual meeting, presided over by Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu.  Marian Elorza, the Secretary General of Foreign Action, and Asier Vallejo, Director of the Basque Community Abroad addressed the group along with the Lehendakari himself and other council members. 

 

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This is how the Day of the Basque Language was celebrated around the world: Bordeaux, London, Santiago…

12/18/2014

Since December 3 there have been numerous events and celebrations organized by Basque clubs around the world to celebrate the International Day of the Basque Language.  In a previous article we shared images of celebrations in Argentina, and with this we include a summary of experiences in other countries: France, Colombia, Chile and Germany…

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David Mugica: “I combine my work as an air traffic controller with being the Bordeaux Basque Club president”

12/18/2014

David Mugica at the Bordeaux Basque Club, under a well known sentence of Xalbador about the Bsque language.

David Mugica is 44 years old and is an air traffic controller.  He was born in Bearn, the son of a father from Lower Navarre and a Bearnaise mother. David was 25 when he started learning Basque in Paris.  He lives in Bordeaux since 2001 and is the Basque club's president. 

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The Basque contribution by the Eusko Biltzar in Pringles shined at the Festival of Collectivities in Monte Hermoso

12/18/2014

Members of the Eusko Biltzar in Coronel Pringles guaranteed a Basque presence at the Festival of Collectivities in Monte Hermoso (photoEE)

The eighth edition of the Festival of Collectivities in Monte Hermoso – a hundred kilometers east of Bahia Blanca, in the south of the Argentine province of Buenos Aires – included the participation of the Eusko Biltzar Basque club of Coronel Pringles in tow of the main activities of the event: the food court and the parade.  Eusko Biltzar contributed in this way to represent and spread the Basque culture in an event that gathered a record number of visitors as reported by local media. 

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Bilbao-New York-Bilbao, by Kirmen Uribe, is among the best books published in 2014 in the United Kingdom

12/17/2014

The novel by Kirmen Uribe, Bilbao-New York-Bilbao (translated into English from Basque by Elizabeth Macklin) has been selected among the top 15 fiction books of the year according to the annual list published by Foyles.  The list includes works published in English either originally or in translation.  Among the titles selected in 2014 there are the latest published by well-known authors such as Ali Smith, Naomi Wood and the winner of the Man Booker Prize, Richard Flanagan. 

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More than 200 members showed their support for the Havana Basque club at its 2014 General Assembly

12/17/2014

The Havana Basque club held its 2014 General Assemby with a full house (photo Havana EE)

With the support of more than 200 people, the Basque club in Havana held its 2014 General Assembly.  The meeting paid tribute to some of its most dedicated members and the members’ excitement was palpable, despite the difficulties that they are facing to realize their dream of their own clubhouse. 

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The Napoka Iria group received warm applause at the Gure Txoko Basque club in Valladolid

12/16/2014

Napoka Iria during their concert on December 14 at the Gure Txoko Basque club in Valladolid

An intimate concert was provided last Sunday afternoon at the Gure Txoko Basque club in Valladolid by the Basque musical group Napoka Iria.  The performance was a courtesy of Napoka Iria musicians Miren Narbaiza and Ander Mujika who had the opportunity to share an interesting day with club members and friends.  The audience warmly applauded the great job done by the group from Gipuzkoa. 

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Students in Montevideo celebrated ENE at the Euskaro Basque club with games, music, smiles and having a great time

12/16/2014

A large group of students attended the event at the Euskaro Basque club in Montevideo to celebrate Euskera Day (photo uruguaikoazkenberriak.blogspot.com.es)

Basque students from Montevideo and San Jose gathered at the Euskaro Basque club in Montevideo to celebrate ENE, the International Day of the Basque Language, with a day full of games, smiles and a great time had by all.  Basque teacher, Andrea Bella, who learned Basque in Uruguay, published several photos in her blog “Uruguaiko azken berriak.” We invite you to visit her blog written in Basque, from Montevideo.  This is definitely a great way to celebrate and experience Basque!

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New Basque club in Patagonia: celebration and joy at the presentation of the Euskal Txokoa in San Martin de los Andes

12/16/2014

The Euskal Txokoa in San Martin de los Andes was presented to the community with a great festival that was dominated by music, dance and the colors of the Basque Country (photo Eliseo Fourçans).

The event to officially present the new Basque club in Patagonia was attended by many who enjoyed the most attractive aspects of the Basque culture: good dances, great food and wonderful festive climate. From the next door Andean province, Mendiko Eusko Etxea in Bariloche participated in the festivities and promised the newly formed club that they will come back again soon.  

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