News about the Basque language, culture and contemporary creation.
Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.
Registrations are open for Euskaraldia 2020!
Euskaraldia is an exercise aimed at changing the linguistic behaviour of people who understand Basque. The two-week-long exercise encompasses all areas of society and its main objective is to increase the use of the Basque language by changing the linguistic habits of our citizens.
Basque Cinema in the Oscar running
The Spanish Film Academy has announced three films to vie for the nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the 93rd Academy Awards (The Oscars). Two out of three are Basque: The Endless Trench (La trinchera infinita) by Aitor Arregi, Jon Garaño and José Mari Goenaga, and The Platform (El hoyo) by Galder Gaztelu Urrutia.
Welcome to our new website!
In a year in which so many of our activities and projects have been suspended or delayed, we’ve used our time to redouble our efforts to finish several internal management and communication projects. An example of this is the Etxepare Basque Institute’s new website.
Larraza defends the value of non-hegemonic language institutes
Etxepare Basque Institute director Irene Larraza met yesterday in Berlin with the heads of the Instituto Cervantes, Institut Ramon Llull, and Consello da Cultura Galega on the occasion of the European Day of Languages.
Students worldwide dive into Basque through the online barnetegi
The summer barnetegi (Basque internship program) organized by Aurten Bai started last week online. The threat of COVID-19 has brought about the first ever online barnetegi. But students are facging the challenge with enthusiasm and optimism.
How to teach Basque language and culture through the perspective of diversity
On July 8 and 9, the 10th edition of the ‘Bikaintasuna Euskal Ikasketetan’ (´Excellence in Basque Studies´) summer course was held at the Miramar Palace in Donostia. This activity, organized by the Etxepare Basque Institute in collaboration with the UPV/EHU Summer Courses, aims to train the readership instructors who teach Basque language and culture in foreign universities.
2019 in numbers: Plastic and Visual Arts
One of the main goals of the Etxepare Basque Institute is to promote the many Basque artistic disciplines among international audiences. Year after year, the Institute uses different tools to achieve this goal.
2019 in numbers: Music
One of the main goals of the Etxepare Basque Institute is to promote the many Basque artistic disciplines among international audiences.
Barnetegis join the move online
Every year people from around the world come to the Basque Country to learn Euskara at live-in Basque immersion schools called barnetegis.