Volunteers needed to document Aspen carvings on August 18-20

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Astero‘s weekly bulletin always brings interesting news related to the Basque Country and the Diaspora. This week, we will learn about how you can help document Basque tree carving. A…

Job for Basque native speakers – Voice Data Collection

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Hey guys! I just came across this opening for Basque native speakers, which can be done from the comfort of your own home. I have no idea how much the…

32nd Annual Euzkaldunak Benefit Golf Tournament – Saturday, September 17

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Are you interested in playing golf at the annual Basque Open? If so, you are in luck! The 32nd Annual Euzkaldunak Benefit Golf Tournament will take place on Saturday, September…

VI Edition of Bergara’s Summer Postcard contest, organized by Jardun Euskara Elkartea

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One of my favorite Basque organizations, Jardun Euskara Elkartea in Bergara, Gipuzkoa, has organized a new writing contest to boost Basque language use among people in the Basque Country. Summers…
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Eskerrik asko! Aholku onak!

Erantzuna | Zer egin udako oporretan lapurretak saihesteko?

Boise State University to bring a 400-year-old play to Boise based on the life of Basque nun Catalina de Eraso

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My friend, who works at BSU, sent me a link this morning to an article published last week by Boise State University. The article talks about the efforts of Edward “Mac”…

San Juan Eguna, the Basque summer solstice

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When the sun sets on June 23rd, many a bonfire light up the night in almost every Basque town to celebrate San Juan Eguna, the feast of St. John the Baptist, which marks…

From this week’s Astero: Basque Government Grants for Clubs and Federations

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Astero‘s weekly bulletin always brings interesting news related to the Basque Country and the Diaspora. This week, we will learn about the Basque Government Grants for Clubs and Federations. The call…

Did you know that today is the 30th anniversary of the very first Jaialdi?

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Jaialdi 2020 organizers would like to know where you were in 1987, while the first Jaialdi ever was going on at the Old Idaho Penitentiary in Boise. Jaialdi was originally going…

Siri’s voice (in Spanish) is Basque!

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(The following is a translation from an article originally published in Spanish by El Correo on June 16, 2017, and the video was published on EITB’s website on June 14,…

“Basque code talkers” in World War II monograph (in Spanish) available on June 15

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On June 15, 2017, “Saibigain” digital magazine will present its third installment, which focusses on “Basque code talkers” and the use of the Basque language during World War II. The…

Regifting

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You go to a work function and the boss passes raffle tickets around. You end up winning the vanilla-scented candle, but you are not the candle type. You keep it safe…

Etxepare-Laboral Kutxa Translation Prize 2017 for publishers/translators

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The goal of this call launched by the Etxepare Basque Institute and Laboral Kutxa is to award a prize to a published translation of a literary work originally written in…

Looking to enjoy Boise this summer? Here are 65 things to try

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If you are like me, running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained is something you have experienced before. Luckily, my son’s school sent out a pretty cool list…

Do you know the Basque-American band Amerikanuak?

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My friend Hella Basque told me about Amerikanuak new website (amerikanuak.com) and upcoming CD, so I thought I’d pass the information along. Amerikanuak Although each of the members of the band are…