Enrique Urbizu, Leire Apellaniz, Iratxe Fresneda, Koldo Serra, Daniel Calparsoro, Hannot Mintegia, Koldo Almandoz, Juan Barrero, and more. Basque cinema will have a wide representation at the Festival du Cinéma Espagnol de Nantes from 22nd March to 2nd April. A total of 24 films from the Basque Country will be screened.
The Etxepare Basque Institute, in collaboration with the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), will once again offer the Excellence in Basque Studies summer course. The course is aimed at people interested in teaching the Basque language and Basque culture abroad.
The 20th edition of Korrika – the foot race held twice a year in support of the Basque language – is about to start, and we already have the winner of the video contest! Basque language students from all over the world signed on to the message #BatZuk in support of Euskara. With 1074 votes, the video submitted by the students from Mexico’s UNAM University is the winner. Zorionak! Be sure not to miss the song they created for the video.
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 and the Basque Language and Culture Readership of the Etxepare Basque Institute have organized a lecture entitled “History of safeguarding the intangible heritage in Navarre and Euskera” by Ekaitz Santazilia, expert in the field.
In 1866, the linguist Ferenc Ribáry published the first book on Basque grammar written in Hungarian: A Baszk Nyelv Ismertése (Presentation of Euskera in Hungarian). 150 years later, thanks to a donation by University of Budapest professor Károly Morvay to the Etxepare Basque Institute, a copy is now available in the Basque Country at the Koldo Mitxelena library.
The deadline to participate in the project Artistas en Ruta is 24 March. The aim of the program is to enhance live music and bring new musical talents through a circuit of local live music performers. Basque music bands will have the chance to show their music in the project.
From March 30 to April 9 the 20th edition of Korrika, the foot race held twice a year in support of the Basque language, will cross the Basque Country from Otxandio to Pamplona. But its torch will travel around the world.
The Etxepare Basque Institute, University IMHICIHU-CONICET, School of Humanities of the National University of General San Martín, Pepperdine University’s Buenos Aires program, and the Laurak Bat Basque Center have joined forces to organize "Migrants, refugees, exiles. Economic and political keys from a human rights perspective between past and present". The conference will be held on 15 March at 9:30 am at the Faculty of Law.
How can we implement Culture and Creative Industries (CCIs) in public policies in accordance with territorial development? How can we integrate cultural policy into strategies for economic development? What can be done to ensure that the CCIs increasingly contribute to territorial development? The European project Creadis3-Smart Creative Districts aims to foster a positive and attractive ecosystem for the development of CCIs, both in the Basque Country and five other regions in Europe (Slovakia, Central Finland, Emilia-Romagna, Wallonia and Western Greece).
The performing arts fair dFERIA will start today -march 6- in Donostia, and will last until March 9. With the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute and within the project Aquitaine.eus, the theatre play Soka of Tanttaka Teatroa and Victoria Eugenia Theatre will be subtitled into English and French.