Poetry to close the program of the Basque Language Day

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2016-12-09

The cultural program organized on the occasion of the International Basque Language Day in Frankfurt and Leipzig concluded with a conference of Ingo Niebel and the poetry of Rikardo Arregi.

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The cultural program organized on the occasion of the International Basque Language Day in Frankfurt and Leipzig concluded with a conference of Ingo Niebel and the poetry of Rikardo Arregi.

The Basque Government in exile, the different versions of the bombing of Gernika spread by the rulers who participated in it and the political reconciliation between Basques and Germans in the 80s were some of the issues addressed by the historian and journalist Ingo Niebel in front of more of 40 students at the Goethe University in Frankfurt on 6th December.

The 7th December, in the University of Leipzig, poet Rikardo Arregi, read poems written by Basque authors like Lizardi and Lauaxeta, in addition to his own poems. More than 35 people attended the event, including Aizpea Goenaga, director of the Basque Etxepare Institute; Claudia Gatzemei, director of the Department of Romanic Languages at the University of Leipzig and Carsten Sinner, head of the Translation department.

 

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