DISCOVERIES

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BASQUE LANGUAGE

Film, Iparralde, Society|

December 3rd is the International Day of the Basque Language. Established in 1949, the objective of this special day is to underscore the universal nature of the Basque language. On this occasion, we invite you [...]

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 [...]

KEPA JUNKERA

Music, Soundtrack|

Kepa Junkera is the master of the trikitixa, the diatonic accordion, and is very well known in the Basque Country and beyond. He is very interested in incorporating sounds from around the world into his [...]

THE BASQUE FLAG

Symbols|

The Basque Flag is known as the Ikurriña and was created by the nationalist leader Sabino Arana. It is composed of a white cross and a green saltire set over a red background. The white [...]

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 [...]

LANGUAGE GAMES

Short Video, Society|

The Bertso duel is a special cultural event where poets, artists and singers improvise poetry (bertso) in Basque language on a particular theme. The bertsularis take the stage and must create a poem about a [...]

BENITO LERTXUNDI

Music, Soundtrack|

Benito Lertxundi is one of the greatest Basque musician and played an important role in the Basque cultural renewal of the 60s and 70s. He has produced more than a dozen albums and composed songs [...]

OREKA TX

Music, Soundtrack|

Oreka Tx is a txalapartaris duo with a mission to showcase the txalaparta, a traditional basque instrument, around the world. The duo, which consists of Harkaitz Mtnz. San Vincente and Igor Otxoa, has been traveling [...]

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