News about the Basque language, culture and contemporary creation.
Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.
Eight short films selected for the Kimuak 2021 catalogue
This year´s selection, in which Basque prevails, is made up of works of fiction, creative documentary and experimental animation.
MICE and Aitor Etxebarria to represent the Basque music industry at Primavera Pro
Primavera Pro is an annual gathering of creators working in the music industry. Basque. Music. will take part this year for the first time, organising a ‘window’ to Basque music. Basque. Music. is a joint initiative promoted by Musika Bulegoa, Etxepare Basque Institute and Euskadiko Soinuak (Cultural Promotion – Basque Government).
Three Basque companies at Fest ´Arts in Libourne
From 3 to 7 August, the FEST ´ARTS festival of street art will be held in Libourne, which this year will feature the Basque companies Amaia Elizaran, Lasala and Deabru Beltzak.
New boost for Saison Québec-Pays Basque cultural exchange
The governments of the Basque Country and Québec held a meeting in which they ensured this two-way project will materialise in the second half of 2021 and throughout 2022.
Korrontzi takes the Musika Bulegoa’s Etxepare Basque Institute Award for raising the international profile of Basque music, culture and identity
Korrontzi has won the Etxepare Basque Institute’s Musika Bulegoa Award 2021 for raising the international profile of Basque music, culture and identity. It is an acknowledgement for becoming a household name in the world of folk music.
‘The Accordionist´s Son’ short-listed for best translation in Japan
The Japanese version of Bernardo Atxaga’s novel Soinujolearen semea, translated from the Basque by Nami Kaneko and supported by the Etxepare Basque Institute, is among the five finalists for Japan’s Best Translation Award.
«Doing the play in Basque brings it closer to the reality of what Egunkaria was»
On 29 April, the Basque version of the play ´Los Papeles de Sísifo´ (The Sisyphus Papers) will be presented in Madrid. We have therefore conducted a brief interview with the director of the play: Fernando Bernués.
‘Basque. Basque Dance´, reissue of the collection dedicated to expressions of Basque culture
Oier Araolaza Arrieta has written a book on this subject called “Basque Corporeal Language”. ‘Basque. Basque Dance´ is the third book in the collection created by the Etxepare Basque Institute dedicated to twelve cultural expressions.
Saison Québec – Pays Basque presented to the public
This cultural and artistic programme will take place in the largest cities in Quebec and the Basque Country’s throughout 2021 and 2022. The idea is to strengthen the ties between the two regions through language, culture and art. The initiative is spearheaded by the Etxepare Basque Institute in collaboration with the Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communications.