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EDUARDO CHILLIDA

Euskadi, Society|

Sculptor Eduardo Chillidia is one of the most well-known Basque artists of the 20th century. His sculptures have become landmarks in a number of public places both in the Basque Country and beyond. His story [...]

CORPUS CHRISTI IN OÑATI

Euskadi, Society|

The Basque Country is known for its festive character with over 3,000 yearly celebrations which are eagerly attended by the local inhabitants. We had the chance to attend many of these festivals which are the [...]

KEN ZAZPI

Euskadi, Music|

During a visit in an Ikastola, a Basque School, we asked students to tell us about their favourite basque artists. Many indicated "KEN ZAZPI" as their favourite. Etienne was curious and went to buy Ken [...]

COUNTING SHEEP

Behind-the-Scene, Euskadi|

Last weekend, we had the pleasure of visiting a shepherd and his family in the Aralar mountain range. After an amusing hunt for bread on Saturday afternoon (when everything was closed for siesta), we embarked [...]

OCHO APELLIDOS VASCOS

Euskadi, Society|

The movie Ocho apellidos vascos (8 last names) is breaking attendance records at the box office in Spain in 2014. The film tells the story of a man from southern Spain who falls in love [...]

THE ORDIZIA MARKET

Euskadi, Gastronomy|

We joined our Chef friend Edorta for a journey into the small town of Ordizia located 40 minutes south of San Sebastian. He introduced us to another famous young Basque Chef, Roberto Ruiz, owner of [...]

SAN JUAN IN TOLOSA

Behind-the-Scene, Euskadi|

The San Juan celebrations are one amongst many traditions celebrated in the Basque Country. Numerous cities and villages through the Basque Country have San Juan as their Patron Saint and week-long festivities mixing religious and [...]

SAN IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA

Euskadi|

We visited the small town of Azpeitia in the industrial heart of Guipuzcoa. Known as the birthplace of San Ignatius of Loyola who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) who played an important role in [...]

THE IRON VALLEY

Behind-the-Scene, Euskadi|

The French Basque Country generally presents a pristine scenery compared to some of the Spanish Basque Country 's valleys. In the Biscaya and Guipuzcoa provinces, some valleys have suffered from excessive industrialization. That being said, [...]

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