“Organized by Poles for Poles,” this is the secret of the Basque cultural festival in Poznan: los Dni Baskijskie or Basque Days, according to lecturer Amaia Dones. It is her language and culture students at the University Adam Mickiewicz who organized this festival that has for another year was very well attended. Dancing, talks, film, food, bertsolaritza…the cultural offerings were extensive and fun, as you can see in photos included here.
The Eusko Etxea in this coastal Chilean city has made a call that urges its members and friends, as well as members of the Basque community, as Basque citizens and Chileans everywhere to help those affected by the tragedy in Valparaiso. The Basque club is gathering goods at the clubhouse, as well as money in a club account, for those most affected.
Basque communities in the Diaspora are getting ready this week to celebrate one of the major festivities: Aberri Eguna or the Day of the Basque Homeland. It is one of the events that attracts the most people, as demonstrated by the large list of activities planned all over the world: from Paris to Mexico, via New York, Madrid, Miami, Vancouver, Havana, Sydney, Caracas and New Orleans among others.
To celebrate the Day of the Basque Homeland, the local Basque club in Coronel Moldes, Argentina has organized a film series April 23-25th. The event includes six Basque film classics and is being coordinated by Carlos Gabilondo. Marita Echave, club president and author of Basque Rural Cooking, included that pintxos will be served after the screening. Admission is free.
Even if the official event will take place, as always, in the Parade of Communities in Bariloche, following the ceremony and unlike other years, Basque club members will welcome local authorities and representatives of other communities at the newly remodeled clubhouse. The event will take place on April 26. Prior, on Saturday the 19th the night before Easter Sunday, the club will raffle a huge Easter Egg, that weighs 3 kg, and is decorated with the colors of the Ikurriña.
The Basque club at Saint Pierre et Miquelon is looking for musicians for its Basque Festival in August
The ballot to be presented at FEVA’s Assembly has been confirmed: Hugo Andiazabal is running for president