Thanks to the collaboration between the Etxepare Basque Institute and the Donostia / San Sebastian 2016 Foundation, two Basque creators will have the opportunity to enjoy artistic residence in Rijeka (Croatia) and Arnhem (Netherlands).Read more
In collaboration with the European Cultural Capital Rijeka 2020 and the cultural entity Motel Spatie, the two selected people will enjoy stays of stays of six weeks between October and November 2016. Candidates must specify in the application which of the two destinations they choose, and can work in any artistic discipline: performing arts, music, literature, plastic and visual, visual arts ...
On August 4, the Director for the Promotion and Dissemination of the Basque language of the Etxepare Basque Institute Mari Jose Olaziregi, and Mikel Irizar, Director of Linguistic Equality of the Council of Gipuzkoa, visited the Museum of Education at the University of The Basque Country. Luis Mari Naya, professor at the University of the Basque Country, showed them the four main areas of the museum.Read more
Pauli Davila and Naya are the main drivers of the museum, which aims to recover and publicize the historical memory of education in the Basque Country. They visited the Etxepare Basque Institute to learn more about the activities and agreements leaded by the Institute in its mission of spreading the Basque language, and thus is collected in the space "Euskarren Mundua eta Hezkuntza".
Visitors can write to the email@example.com address to receive information about the museum. As specified in the information brochure, in addition to the common goals of educational museums (to catalog and take care of the historical legacy of education), they also aim the analysis, study and didactic use of that legacy. Congratulations to the Davila and Naya doctors and all their research team!
The University of the Basque Country (Office of the Vicerector for Graduate Studies and International Relations) will offer, in collaboration with the Etxepare Basque Institute, a training course aimed at readers of Basque language in universities and centers of higher education abroad.
The main objective of the course, that be held on October 14 – November 26 in Donostia (Friday 16:00 to 20:20, Saturday 9:00 to 13:20), is to complete the training of teachers of Euskera as a foreign language. The registration period will be open on September 8- October 13.Read more
The International Street Arts Festival FEST´ARTSof Libourne opens today until August 8. Thanks to the agreement between the festival and the Etxepare Basque Institute, Basque dance and theater companies have the opportunity to attend the festival through the "Euskadi à Libourne" program, within the project ‘Aquitaine.eus’; this year it includes 3 Basque companies: Ertza –El show del espectador-, Deabru Beltzak -Su a feu-, and Zurrunkateatro –Kalekolore-.
Since 2012, the Etxepare Basque Institute works with Fest´arts to disseminate Basque street theater: through the "Euskadi à Libourne" project Basque companies have the opportunity to be part of the festival. It is a great opportunity to show their work to international professionals as well as to relate to new audiences and artists of the sector. It is a program promoted by the Etxepare Institute and the city of Libourne, within the project ‘Aquitaine.eus’.
Through this project the signatory institutions commit themselves to work together in two ways: firstly, they will include works by Basque artists from both sides of the border at festivals and events of Aquitaine, in different disciplines; on the other, they will promote relations and cross-border cooperation between creators and agents of Aquitaine and Euskadi.Read more
The aim of this programme is the exchange of a curator residency between Arts Initiative Tokyo, in Japan, and Tabakalera - International Centre for Contemorary Art, in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain. This programme is developed with the collaboration of Acción Cultural España, (AC/E), Etxepare Basque Institute, Eu Japan Fest and The Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan in the Fiscal 2016.
This call is addressed to curators developing their curatorial practices within the Basque Country (Autonomous Community) who are willing to explore new contexts and expand their artistic trajectory whilst the development of their practices.Read more
Guéoir, presented by Xare Alvarez from Donostia/San Sebastian and Karlos Martinez from Durango has been selected as the project to be carried out within the Lindre-Basse residency program supported by CAC - la synagogue de Delme. The French Anne-Charlotte Finel creator will work at Tabakalera.
The call has been organised by the Tabakalera International Centre d´art de la Synagogue de Delme , in collaboration with the Etxepare Basque Institute, Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) and the Institut Français in Spain.
The residency will last eight weeks, and the artists will be provided with a space, context and time to develop their artistic project. The residency will last from mid-September to mid-November 2016. Tabakalera will host the French artist (Anne-Charlotte Finel), who will work in the Creators´ Space at the centre. CAC-la synagogue de Delme will host the two artists from the Basque Country (Xare Alvarez and Karlos Martinez), within the context of its residency program in the village of Lindre-Basse.
The purpose of this and other existing programmes at Tabakalera is to create a space in which different agents and their projects can work side by side, fostering possible collaboration agreements between residents and guest agents of different nationalities.Read more