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La Vasconia, the oldest bakery in Mexico City, and heritage of...

Panaderia La Vasconia, Mexico
The La Vasconia Bakery, opened 152 years ago, is the oldest bakery in Mexico City, and is the work of Basques, just like Corona beer

December 18 (1681), the Day the Guild of Aránzazu of Mexico...

Atrio convento de San Francisco México, donde estaba la capilla de la Cofradía de Nuestra Señora de Aránzazu de México
On this day in 1681, the notary act that created the legal entity of the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Aránzazu of Mexico City was...

Emiliana de Zubeldia and Ravel in the Batura Concert Series in...

Emiliana de Zubeldia pianista vasca en México
A new concert of music by composers of the Basque diaspora at the second edition of the Batura series.

Luis de Basabe: a Basque from Baja California

Luis de Basabe y una vista de  Ensenada, México
The story of Luis de Basabe, a very Basque Mexican engineer and author, who lived in Baja California

375th anniversary of Our Lady of Aránzazu in Lima, and its...

375 aniversario de la entronización de la Virgen Aranzazu en Lima
October 18th commemorates the enthronement of Our Lady of Aránzazu at the Chapel of the brotherhood which unites the Basques in Lima

The Colegio de las Vizcaínas School during Mexico’s struggle for independence

Grabado de la fachada del Colegio de San Ignacio de Loyola - Vizcaínas
Ana Rita Valera, director of the Historical Archive, and Lizzeth Armenta, Museum Curator, tell us of the role of the Vizcaínas School in Mexico's struggle for independence

254 years since the opening of the Colegio de San Ignacio...

Colegio de las Vizcaínas. México
On September 9, the Colegio de San Ignacio de Loyola – Vizcaínas School, founded by the Basques living in Mexico City in the 18th century, celebrates its "birthday"

Contributions of the Basque Exiles to Mexican Architecture…Or Something Else Francoism...

Arturo Sáenz de la Calzada. Librería de Cristal in the canopies of the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 1940. © Saénz de la Calzada Aguado family Archive. Courtesy of Juan Ignacio del Cueto Ruiz-Funes.
A while back, we wrote an article about the contributions made in Venezuela by Basque architects who had been forced to feel the dictatorship...

Two Videos to Discover the “Colegio de las Vizcaínas” in Mexico,...

A year ago, we wrote an article to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Colegio de San Ignacio or "Colegio de las...

10 + 1 curious facts about the Mexico City Frontón, which...

Fachada del remozado Frontón México
This article appeared in El Universal at the beginning of the year, and offers us some great information about the Mexico City Frontón, which we've blogged...