"Television isn’t able to offer us what we experience in Basque culture"
- Music and singing
Joseba Aurkenerena (1956 – San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa) is a Basque teacher. He has published numerous books, mostly about traditional beliefs. He is a member of the Begiraleak association in Saint-Jean-de-Luz and today lives in Urrugne where he will be taking part in the Zintzarrotsa Cavalcade on 7 June (8:30pm) and on 15 June 2014 (5pm) at the municipal fronton (pelota court) in Urrugne.[+]
"Faced with life’s challenges, words provide a way of fighting back"
Katixa Dolharé-Çaldumbide (1982 – Espelette, Labourd) is an expert in literature. She is a researcher at Bordeaux university, and also a teacher in Lower Navarre’s high schools and colleges. She is now also a writer. She won the Gazteluma grant and has just published her novel, Biribilgune. With her skilfull pen and sharp perspective, she analyses today’s society, throughout the world and the Basque Country.[+]
"Our Hamlet was also born on the stage"
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.[+]