News about the Basque language, culture and contemporary creation.
Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.
Basque filmmakers win eight Goyas
´Ane´ by David Pérez Sañudo and ´Akelarre´ by Pablo Agüero are the award-winning films.
New translations of Basque literature now available
So far, five publications have reached bookshops and the sixth is on its way. Last year, the Institute granted a total of 64,913 euros to fund 28 Basque works.
The Lehendakari welcomes 11 people from the diaspora who are studying Basque
All of them have spent the past month at the Maizpide barnetegi in Lazkao immersed in the Basque language and culture as part of the Etxepare Basque Institute’s Euskara Munduan programme
“‘Homeless Home’ shows us how much we’ve progressed over the years”
With a Goya nomination for Best Animated Short Film under his belt, Alberto Vázquez rounds off a great year with ´Homeless Home´, produced by UniKo. Vázquez has been making stories and history with the Basque production company, garnering him a space at some of the leading international film festivals.
“I want my students in Chile to know how important it is to use the Basque they already know”
Eleven members of the Basque diaspora, all from Argentina, Chile or Uruguay, are on a two-month stay at the Maizpide euskaltegi-barnetegi, where they are immersed in the Basque language and culture.
Melenas wins a 2021 Music Moves Europe Talent Award
The Pamplona-based band is one of the eight winners of the 2021 Music Moves Europe Talent Awards, together with Alyona Alyona (Ukraine), Inhaler (Ireland), Julia Bardo (Italy), Lous and The Yakuza (Belgium), Rimon (Netherlands), Sassy 009 (Norway) and Vildá (Finland).
11 people in the Basque diaspora to study Basque language in Lazkao
Eleven people from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay will spend two months at the Maizpide barnetegi in Lazkao to improve their level of Euskara as part of the Etxepare Basque Institute’s ‘Euskara Munduan’ programme.
Elena Odriozola, nominated for The Andersen Awards 2022
The International Board on Books for Young People, IBBY, has announced 62 nominations from 33 countries for the 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Awards. Among them is the Basque illustrator Elena Odriozola.
10 years promoting Basque language, culture and creation internationally
The Etxepare Basque Institute celebrated its 10th anniversary with an institutional event and a communication campaign that aimed at highlighting the importance of sharing and making our language, culture and creation known.