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Online Exhibit of the Basque Culture

March 8, 2013

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Dance, Language, Links, Music

Basque dancing, bertsolaris and Basque art and theater are all subjects of videos presented in an online presentation by the website Euskal Munduak (Basque World). The website's exhibit, Batekmila Basque Worlds, is a contemporary a...

Learn Basque Online, at Basque centers and colleges

June 27, 2012

Filed under Culture, Language, Links

Many options exist to learn the Basque language in the United States The Basque language, referred to as Euskera in Basque, has survived centuries, despite its current classification as a endangered language. The language is ...

Bakersfield Basque Community Featured in TV Report

February 29, 2012

Filed under Bakersfield, Culture, Language

Bakersfield's thriving Basque community was featured in a news report by local TV station KGET Channel 17. The report highlighted local landmarks such as Wool Grower's restaurant and the Noriega Hotel. Historian Steve Bass was interviewed and talked about Kern County's rich Basque his...

The Debate Behind the Creation of a United Euskera

December 8, 2011

Filed under Culture, History, Language, Links

The creation of a standardized Basque language, Euskera Batua, by the Euskaltzaindia -- the Academy of the Basque Language -- in the 1960s raised perhaps as many issues as it resolved. Which were true Basque words, and which we...

The Bilbao Effect

The Bilbao Effect

July 31, 2011

U.S. Communities Start their own Korrika Events

April 9, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Boise, Language, Links, Mountain Home, New York, San Francisco

Korrika is a running event held every other year in the Basque Country since 1980 in support of the Basque language Euskera. It is a community run in which thousands of people join in, sometimes up to 600,000. This year, fou...

New Interactive Games to Learn Basque Language

March 23, 2011

Filed under Culture, Euskera, Language

A website dedicated to digital language learning has unveiled a series of interactive games to help people learn the Basque language known as Euskera. Developed by Digital Dialects, the program features text and audio games that te...

Download Free Basque Language App

March 7, 2011

Filed under Culture, Euskera, Language, Links

Speakers, students and aficionados of the Basque language can now download a free android app with a dictionary that translates words in Euskera and Spanish The app has a memory to store all the translated words so internet traffic is...

Basic Basque Language Phrases Online

February 16, 2011

Filed under Culture, Euskera, Language, Links

Planning a trip to the Basque Country and need to quickly learn a few key phrases to help you get buy? Not to worry, thanks to an audio file of Basque basics that you can access online from Quick Fix Essential Languages. The audio file contains 10 phrases that are w...

Fundraiser for Basque Documentary Film Ipuina Kontatu

January 8, 2011

Filed under Culture, Language, Links, Music, New York

Supporters of "Ipuina Kontatu," a documentary film project about the resilient Basque culture, will be holding a fund-raising event at New York City's trendy Bar Basque to raise money to finish the film. The fundraiser w...

Basque Language Added to Google Translate

May 14, 2010

Filed under Culture, Language

The Basque language has just been added to Google Translate, the company announced. The announcement was made May 13 in the official Google Blog. The blog post noted that Basque had been added in alpha status, which means the ...

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