Interviews

Maika Etxekopar

"Our Hamlet was also born on the stage"

  • Theatre

Maika Etxekopar (1987 – Gotein-Libarrenx, Soule) is an actor, singer and musician. She also dances. She came to fame with the group of singers Amaren Alabak, which she has been part of for two years, and the Petit Théâtre de Pain theatre company as a professional actor. Over the last few months she has been performing Shakespeare’s greatest work across the Basque Country with the Artedrama and Dejabu companies: Hamlet, here and today.

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Denis Laborde

"I carry within me the pain of being unable to speak Basque"

  • Bertsularism
  • Music and singing
  • Heritage

Denis Laborde (1959 – Bayonne, Labourd) is an ethnologist and director of research at the CNRS (French National Institute of Scientific Research), director of studies at the EHESS and member of the cultural commission at the Fondation de France. He has been working with the Basque Cultural Institute for many years and his current project involves a world music research centre in Bayonne. Here he talks about his life, both rich and chaotic, with a touch of irony.

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Odei Barroso

"The championship was a slap in the face, but I also learned a lesson"

  • Bertsularism

Odei Barroso (1987 – Urrugne, Labourd) is a well-known bertsulari (improviser). He also teaches improvised verse and is a member of the 2zio rap group. The vice-champion of the Northern Basque Country took part in the general improvisers’ championship, in which he got as far as the first round of semi-finals. His other projects include an artist’s residence at the Botanical Garden in St Jean de Luz until autumn 2014.

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The "Hogei'ta" programme

Hogei'ta"Hogei'ta" programme aims to arouse in young people, and with young people, innovative projects to develop Basque culture in all its diversity. Further details

The registers of Guillaume Apheça

The registers of Guillaume ApheçaInformation about 15 000 emigrants in the registers of the Basque emigration agent Guillaume Apheça (1828-1919) are available for consultation in a simplified version.

Agenda
  • Stages
  • Basque language
Euskara ikastaldiak Until Apr 18, 2014
  • Lecture
  • Cultural week
"Herrian bizi, herria bizi arazi" gogoeta gaualdia Apr 18, 2014
  • Show
  • Bertsularismo
  • Literature
  • Music
Gabrielen lekua Apr 19, 2014
  • Duel of improvisers
  • Bertsularismo
Bertsu Afaria Apr 19, 2014
  • Concert
  • Music
H-Eden Apr 19, 2014
  • Concert
  • Choir singing
Gogotik Apr 19, 2014
  • Animation
  • Mascarades
Maskarada Barkoxen Apr 20, 2014
  • Show
  • Concert
  • Dance
  • Music
Korrontzi & Oinkari Apr 20, 2014
  • Stages
  • Singing
Kantu ikastaldia Beñat Achiary-rekin From Apr 21, 2014 Until Apr 24, 2014
  • Concert
  • Choir singing
Goraki Apr 21, 2014
  • Events & festivals
  • Literature
Euskal Herriko 31. Idazleen Biltzarra Apr 21, 2014
  • Events & festivals
  • Theatre
IX. Artedrama Topaketak From Apr 21, 2014 Until Apr 26, 2014
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