The first edition of the festival "Euskadi suena...en Madrid" will start on October

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2014-09-09

"Euskadi suena ... en Madrid" (Euskadi sounds...in Madrid): Under this slogan will be held in Madrid from 16 October to 20 November the first edition of this musical festival that aims to raise awareness of the Basque culture and music. The festival has been presented today in Bilbao, and has been created by  Emankor Sarea and the Etxepare Basque Institute. The main objective is to influence on audience from outside our territory, spreading the music from the Basque country.

In this first edition it has a very varied program; the groups that are taking part on the festival are: Oreka Tx, Txiki Jainko eta Jostalari Hura (Mikel Urdangarin, Kirmen Uribe, Rafa Rueda Bingen Mendizabal and Mikel Valverde), Willis Drummond, Travellín´Brothers , Ainara LeGardon and Tania de Sousa. In addition the exhibition “Azaletik Sustraietara” will also be available: it shows the last 5 decades of music trough the covers of disks.

For this first edition, they have created a program that mixes different styles to reach every audience. It also wants to promote and disseminate our music scene both in the Basque Country and in  Madrid, as well as to create a space for communication, participation and meeting between artists from both territories, what has been called the  Madridaje.

"Euskadi suena ... en Madrid" (Euskadi sounds...in Madrid): Under this slogan will be held in Madrid from 16 October to 20 November the first edition of this musical festival that aims to raise awareness of the Basque culture and music. The festival has been presented today in Bilbao, and has been created by  Emankor Sarea and the Etxepare Basque Institute. The main objective is to influence on audience from outside our territory, spreading the music from the Basque country.

In this first edition it has a very varied program; the groups that are taking part on the festival are: Oreka Tx, Txiki Jainko eta Jostalari Hura (Mikel Urdangarin, Kirmen Uribe, Rafa Rueda Bingen Mendizabal and Mikel Valverde), Willis Drummond, Travellín´Brothers , Ainara LeGardon and Tania de Sousa. In addition the exhibition “Azaletik Sustraietara” will also be available: it shows the last 5 decades of music trough the covers of disks.

For this first edition, they have created a program that mixes different styles to reach every audience. It also wants to promote and disseminate our music scene both in the Basque Country and in  Madrid, as well as to create a space for communication, participation and meeting between artists from both territories, what has been called the  Madridaje.

More info: www.euskadisuena.com

in the pictures:  Amets Rodríguez, Director of Culture and territory of Emankor Sarea; Alberto Rodríguez , Marketing director of Kutxabank; Aizpea Goenaka, head of the Etxepare Basque Institute an two members of the band "Travelling Brothers".

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