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2015-03-12 / 2015-05-29 - AKITANIA.EUS, new program dedicated to Basque music in the cultural center Le Rocher de Palmer in Bordeaux

Following the agreement signed in 2014 between the Etxepare Basque Institute, Euskal Kultur Erakundeaand Le Rocher de Palmer,  the latter, a renowned cultural center of Bordeaux, has  inserted in its annual activities AKITANIA.EUS, a new program specifically dedicated to the Basque culture, and more particularly to the Basque music. The activities will take place in Spring and Autumn of 2015 and will include music workshops, an exhibition and several concerts, in addition to literary recitals.

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2015-03-19 / 2015-04-22 - The play Andre and Dorine comes back to Madrid!

After four years of international tour, the Basque theatre play André and Dorine, that has travelled around 20 countries and 3 continents, comes back to Madrid for its second season.

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2015-03-20 / 2015-03-31 - 15th Anniversary of the Basque Window in the Nantes Film Festival

The Nantes Film Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary  this year.  Moreover, for the last  15 years, the presence of the Basque cinema in the Festival of Nantes represents the most complete, outstanding, veteran and steady schedule of our cinema out of our boundaries. The Basque Film Archive and Etxepare Basque Institute make an important effort every year to guarantee the presence of Basque cinema makers and artists in the programme and their assistance, in  the most important festival for the Basque productions in the  French speaking market and for the French audience (25.000 spectators in 2014).



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2015-03-21 / 2015-06-21 - GAUR (sic) at the Centre D´Art Le Lait de Albi (France) and in Santiago de Chile

The project of the Basque Institute Etxepare GAUR (sic) continues its journey. The initiative, promoted by the Institute in 2011 in order to publicize the Basque contemporary video art in the international context, began with of a research project tha then materialized in an exhibition of works in video format, curated by Nekane Aramburu. The final selection shows eight creative proposals by artists Sra Polaroiska artists (Alaitz Arenzana and Maria 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.

GAUR (sic) will hold its ninth stop at the Centre D’Art Le Lait  (France), in a show that will open on March 21 and will remain open until June 21. In addition, the artists Iratxe Jaio and Klaas van Gorkum will also travel to Le Lait and will release more details about the project and about hers work in a series of events organized for that purpose. All this is the result of the collaboration agreement signed this year between this important cultural center and the Etxepare Basque Institute.

Throughout 2014 the traveling exhibition was seen in London (UK), Tegucigalpa (Honduras), San Jose (Costa Rica), Mexico City (Mexico), Montevideo (Uruguay), Córdoba (Argentina) and Managua (Nicaragua). Besides,  and for now ending the American tour, GAUR (sic) is also exhibited right now at the CCE of Santiago de Chile (Chile) (19 March-18 April),  with the presence in Chile of the artist Saioa Olmo.
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2015-03-26 / 2015-10-04 - "Punk: sus rastros en el arte contemporáneo” at the CA2M of Móstoles

The exhibition “Punk: sus rastros en el arte contemporáneo”,  co-produced by the Artium Museum of Vitoria-Gasteiz and the Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo CA2M, will be open at this center Móstoles of March 26 to October 4, with  the collaboration of the Etxepare Basque Institute, the British Council, the Goethe Institut, Prohelvetia and Radio 3. In October the exhibit will be shown in Gasteiz.

The exhibition is curated by David G. Torres and includes, amongst others,  works by the Basque artists Pepo Salazar, Iñaki Garmendia, Itziar Okariz and Juan Perez Agirregoikoa.

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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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