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2014-12-01 / 2014-12-04 - Bernardo Atxaga at the FIL (Guadalajara) and in Mexico DF

Basque writer Bernardo Atxaga will travel to Mexico, with the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute, to take part in the famous Book Fair Feria Internacional del Libro FIL de Guadalajara. He will also offer a talk on December 3, International Day of Basque Language, and he will visit the students of the Universidad Iberoamericana and UNAM.

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2014-12-04 / 2014-12-04 - The conference "Plurilinguismo en la Península Ibérica" in Madrid, with the International Basque Language Day

For the third consecutive year, the Department of Basque Philology of the Department of Romance Philology, Slavic Philology and General Linguistics at the Complutense University of Madrid organizes the interuniversity conference "Plurilingüismo en la Península Ibérica" ("Multilingualism in the Iberian Peninsula"), in collaboration with the Etxepare Basque Institute.

This time, the conference coincides with the International Basque Language Day, and instead of just paying tribute to the Basque language, they will locate it in its multilingual context and relate it to a distant language: the Czech.

It is precisely Czech literature (specifically, Czech poetry) the guest at the conference, and during the act Czech poetry translated into various peninsular languages will be read. Czech poems will be read in Spanish, Catalan, Galician and Basque.

Day: December 4, 6pm

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2014-12-04 / 2015-03-04 - The travelling exhibition GAUR(sic) in Córdoba (Argentina)

The travelling exhibition GAUR(sic) will be shown in Montevideo (Uruguay). The artist Aitor Lajarín, member of the collective, will be there.

With the aim of raising awareness about contemporary Basque art and placing it in an international context, the Etxepare Basque Institute has sponsored GAUR (sic), a research project that took shape in a travelling exhibition of video works which was curated by Nekane Aramburu.

The final selection of works centred on eight creative proposals, the work of the artists Sra. Polaroiska (Alaitz Arenzana and María Ibarretxe), Colombina’s (Larraitz Torres and Sandra Cuesta), Aitor Lajarin, Zuhar Iruretagoiena, Iratxe Jaio and Klaas van Gorkum, Saioa Olmo, Juan Aizpitarte and Ixone Sadaba.


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2014-12-05 / 2014-12-05 - Presentation of the latest book by Cancho Beltrán in Burgos

José Luis Cancho Beltran presents his latest book "Lento proceso" in Burgos. The author bases his writings on his own experiences at the time of Franco.

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2015-05-01 / 2015-05-31 - The Basque group Damba, in Latin America

The Basque groupDamba has started a new project in Latin America: they will record a new disk together will Cuban artists and they will go on tour.

During the tour, they will have the chance to take part in an important festival, thanks to EGREM and the National Music Institute of Cuba: CUBADISCO 2015.


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