The Barcelona Basque club is looking for a coordinator for its cultural activities and general management
The Barcelona Euskal Etxea published a job opening to cover the position of club coordinator inviting anyone interested to send them your resume as soon as possible. The person selected will be in charge of the cultural programming of the center as well as its finances, institutional relationships, communication and coordination of the club’s board of directors. This person will also carry out the programming, production, and post-production of the club’s series and festivals.
A group in Bakersfield, CA is in the process of filming a documentary about the Basque population in the western United States that will tell the story of Basque immigration to America called “Disappearing West”. In making this film Beaux Mingus, Philippe Duhart, and Gina Napolitan hope to shed light on an largely overlooked but important segment of American history. They are currently collecting images and conducting interviews with Basque-Americans in the region. The film is expected to be finished within the next year. Anyone interested in contributing to the project is encouraged to contact the group.
The inaugural event for the Gure Arropa-Our Clothes exhibit that comes to the National Museum of Decorative Art thanks to the Buenos Aires Laurak Bat Basque club, will take place today at 19:00. The collection of traditional Basque clothes, prepared by Magdalena Mignaburu will be exhibited until April 27th. As part of the exhibit, the public will be able to enjoy a complimentary program of activities that include artistic presentations, a commemoration of the Bombing of Gernika and the Aberri Eguna celebration. Anyone wishing to participate in today’s ceremony should get in touch with the Basque club’s secretary.
After the special 2013 edition of Hator Hona that took place in Euskal Herria, the program returns to Necochea, Argentina its place of origin. In its 10th edition, the program will take place at the Euzko Etxea Basque club in Necochea from July 10-August 10th. As every year, Basque youth from the Basque Country will come to Argentina to guide workshops and classes in music, dance, Basque, sports and other areas. If you are a young from the Basque Country that would like to participate, don’t miss this opportunity. Prepare yourself for an intense experience in Argentina. Deadline to enroll is April 20th.
The book Erbesteratuen oroimenak (Memory and Exile), by Gregorio Arrien, relates the activities carried out by exiled groups both in the Basque country and abroad from 1982-2012. Even if the story of the exiles and the children of war have been the object of several investigations, this work offers testimony of these groups of people that have begun a process of pioneering and recuperation, cultivating the memory of exile since the 1980s.
Music and Basque dance broke out in the San Telmo neighborhood of Buenos Aires at the Triki-Poteo II
Lamina and Basajaun giants by the Eskual Etxea debuted successfully and filled the Carnival in Paris with Basque color
Itziar Aguirre, Basque-Argentinean chef doing a master class in Euskadi: “Arzak does magic in the kitchen”