The North American Basque Organization has opened the call for aplications to participate in the Basque Language Intensive Summer Course at the Maizpide barnetegi in Lazkao. They expect a group of up to eight students. If you are interested in learning Basic/ Intermediate Basque while being immersed in the culture this is your chance!
The University of Liverpool is a pioneering center regarding international promotion of the Basque language and Culture and teaching and research about Basque Studies. The center has had an Etxepare Basque Institute Basque Language and Culture Lecturer since 2011, and now –as a consecuence of the agreement signed with the Institute in 2013-, the The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures of the university is appointing a permanent Lecturer in Basque Studies. Candidates will have a PhD in a related subject, a Certificate in Basque Studies (EGA or equivalent), and a record of publications of international excellence. Experience of teaching Basque language and culture in Higher Education at undergraduate level is essential; experience of teaching at postgraduate level is desirable. Closing date for receipt of applications: April 4. Whole information.Read more
Basque flute player Garikoitz Mendizabal is travelling to Korea in March, in order to offer up to five concerts. Mendizabal will perform two symphonic concerts with the orchestras “Chun Cheon Philharmonic Orchestra” and the “Gyongbook Philharmonic Orchestra”, the second one with the help of some members of the Tolosa Basque Flute Municipal Band. The band will also join him in three more smaller line-up concerts. Besides, the orchestra director will be Unai Urrecho, a Basque citizen resident in Korea.Read more
The University of Birmingham, in collaboration with the Basque Institute Etxepare, is organising the “Professor Robert L. Trask Lecture 2014”. The event is held in memory of Larry Trask (1944 – 2004), world-class linguist, who became an authority in Basque and historical linguistics and made a sterling work in several areas of expertise.
Jule Goikoetxea, will thus address and analyze the Basque democratization process.
Bernardo Atxaga will travel to Australia in March, with the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute, to be part of several cultural programs in Adelaide, Sidney and Melbourne.
First of all he will attend the “Adelaide´s Writers Week”- within the “Adelaide Festival”: on March 3 he will lead the conversation “In Translation” , together witj Catalonian writer Jordi Punti , and on March 4 he will give a lecture abour his book Obabakoak.
2014-02-24 / 2014-05-04 - "Badu Bada" exhibition about Basque Language at Alhóndiga Bilbao
Badu Bada exhibition, produced by Sant Telmo Museum in Donostia with the support, among others, of the Etxepare Basque Institute, has then been already shown in Donostia, Baiona and Vitoria-Gasteiz. Alhóndiga Bilbao hosts the exhibit now, from Februay 24 to May 5. Please check all the info and activities at www.badubada.com.Read more
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2014-03-14 / 2014-03-15 - "Bilbao: Lauxeta, tiros y besos" play in Toulouse
The Toulouse – Le Mirail University (France) picks anually a theater play and performs it in its original language, with French surtitles. Thay also edit the play and organize a congress to study the subject.
This time, and thanks to the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute, they have chosen Maite Agirre’s “Bilbao: Lauxeta, tiros y besos” (“Bilbao: Lauaxeta, salves et sentiments”). The performances will be on March 13 and 14, at the University.
March 13 – 08:00 pm
March 14 - 12:30 pm
March 14 – 08:00 pmRead more
2014-03-16 / 2014-03-17 - "Discover your Roots",an Irish, Scots-Irish and Basque genealogical research symposium
“Discover your Roots,” an Irish, Scots-Irish and Basque genealogical research symposium, will be held at Boise State University’s downtown location, 301 S. Capitol Blvd. in BoDo, March 16-17.
The symposium is aimed at community members interested in learning more about their family history and includes a number of expert speakers on the topic.Read more
2014-03-17 / 2014-03-20 - International tour by "Ensemble sinkro"
Monday, March 17
Concert + Masterclass
Halifax (Nova Scotia) Canada
Wednesday, March 19
Thursday, March 20
Guillermo Lauzurika and Alfonso Garcia de la Torre, composers.
Time and place to set
More info: http://ensemble.espaciosinkro.com/Read more
2014-03-18 / 2014-03-18 - "The Search for Emak Bakia" in Scotland
The documentary The Search for Emak Bakia by Basque director Oskar Alegria will be screened on 18th March 4 pm at Auris Lecture Theater (University of Aberdeen, Scotland). As preparation the event ‘Fail Better’ will take place in Thursday 20 February, 6-7pm, Sir Duncan Rice Library Gallery, Ground Floor. Nerea Arruti and Paul Flaig will lead a showing and discussion of Emak Bakia by Man Ray, and Film by Samuel Beckett. Further information available at:Read more