As Deputy General of Gipuzkoa --Head of the Council of that Basque Territory-- Martin Garitano has sent a video message to the Basques in the Diaspora on the occasion of the celebration today, December 3rd, of the ENE (Euskararen Nazioarteko Eguna) or International Day of the Basque Language. Garitano thanks his fellow citizens living abroad for the important contribution they made and they keep making from the different countries in the world where they live to preserve and to transmit Euskera. The message has been recorded in Basque and it has four more versions with subtitles in Spanish, French, English or Catalan.
Parading in a Basque popular way to call people to take part in the Basque festival.
The gathering ended with the four participant choirs singing together Bagare, accompanied by trikitixa and tambourin.
The choir of the Denak Bat Basque Club of Cañuelas singing Maitia nun zira at the La Plata Basque Nationak Week's Choir Meeting, at the Municipal Palace of the capital city of the province of Buenos Aires.
The Errekatarrak Basque Choir of San Nicolas de los Arroyos, province of Buenos Aires, singing Aldapeko at the choir's gathering of Semana Vasca 2014 in La Plata.
The Euskaltzaleak choir of the Euskaltzaleak Basque language school of Buenos Aires singing 'Agur hondartzak'.
The host choir of the Semana Vasca choir's gathering, Euzko Etxea of La Plata, singing 'Ama begira zazu'.
The celebration that the Euskaldunak Denak Bat Basque Basque Center of Arrecifes organized every year for Saint Ignatius is one of the oldest if not the oldest celebration of the day of the Basque saint in Argentina and the entire diaspora. The video, recorded by members of the Arrecifes euskal etxea, shows different images of the 2014 edition.
04/11/2013The members of Aiko dance group are doing a great job in restoring the Basque dances were they belong: to the streets and squares of Euskal Herria, and doing so in a playful, fun and colourful way. This video shows us an open workshop in Otxandio (Bizkaia), on the 24th of March of 2013. Afterwards, the dancers gathered in a lively luncheon at the Korostondo restaurant. There are more Aiko workshops coming; want to join them? Check their web at www.aikotaldea.com.
Korrika 18 is coming to London on March 23rd, with a party organized by the London Basque Society. The club has also recorded a Korrika pantomime for the "Korrika Klip" video contest. Check it out! Korrika badator!