As a result of the collaboration between the Etxepare Basque Institute Europa Creativa Desk MEDIA Euskadi-Zineuskadi and IBAIA, 8 producers have been selected to participate in a consultancy workshop organized on March 20, 21 and 22 in Tabakalera. The objective is to promote the internationalization of quality documentary projects and to help them in their search process for potential partners and / or financing.
Last night was the 10th edition of the Independent Music Awards, organized by the UFI at the Teatro Circo Price in Madrid. Delorean won the Etxepare Award for the Best Album in Basque. Delorean was not the only Basque group that walked away with an award: Belako was the winner in three categories.
Thursday, March 15th, will see the opening of "Memory & Emotion, Women´s Stories: Constructing Meaning from Memory", the first Department of World Languages International Conference on Cultural Studies at Boise State University.
The MIN Awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, March 14, at Circo Price theatre in Madrid. Organized annually by the UFI (the Spanish association of independent music publishers and record producers), the MIN Awards recognize the best independent music from Spain. In this tenth edition, seven Basque bands are up for awards in some of the 22 categories.
Cartoon Movie, the co-production forum for animated feature films, today announced the winners of the Cartoon Tributes, the most prestigious awards given to European animation professionals.
With the aim of raising awareness of Basque literature around the world, every year the Etxepare Institute promotes the translation of Basque literature into other languages. Two of these translations have been published in English in recent weeks: “Nevada Days” by Bernardo Atxaga and “Twist” by Harkaitz Cano.
The artist residency programme ´Projection Basque´ was held last month at Le Rocher de Palmer in Bordeaux, and will continue on March 6, 7 and 8 at the Niessen Cultural Center in Renteria. In this residency, the French-Argentinean twin-sister duo, Las Hermanas Caronni join percussionist and musical poet from Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Benjamin Colin, and dancer Martxel Rodriguez from Kukai Dantza Taldea of Rentería.
On March 7th, the Spagna Plurale congress will be held for the fourth time at the University of Bologna. On this occasion, the focus will be on translation.
The 24th edition of the dFERIA Festival of Performing Arts will be held in San Sebastian from March 5th to 8th, and the Etxepare Basque Institute will once again be working to raise the international profile of Basque creation.
We already know the finalist groups for the Premios MIN Awards of independent music. Among the 22 different categories in the prizes organized annually by UFI, 5 Basque groups can win the Etxepare Prize for the Best Album in Basque language.