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Akelarre (Coven of Sisters): the real story behind the hit new...

Fotograma de Akelarre (©Lamia producciones)
"Coven of Sisters (Akelarre)", based on the 17th century witch hunts and the case of young Basque women in Labourd, is a worldwide hit

Sullivan de Prendrgast, the Irishman who fought with the Basques against...

ikurriña del batallón irrintzi con arpa irlandesa
More information about "Jack" Sullivan de Prendrgast, the Irishman who fought with the Basques in their struggle against fascism in the Irrintzi Battalion

The Basque connection with Edith Pretty that’s not told in Netflix’s...

Edith Pretty  retrato del British Museum
The Basque Children of '37 Association shares with us the story of Edith Pretty, the protagonist of the Netflix film "The Dig", and a hero of the Basque war children in the UK

Hemingway and the Basques he chased Nazi subs with in Cuba...

BBC Mundo tells the war story of Ernest Hemingway and a group of Basques fighting Nazis and fascists in Cuba during the Second World War

A film about the “Grande Plage” at Biarritz in 1899. ...

La «Grande plage» de  Biarrtiz 1899. Film restaurado por  Denis Shiryaev
An updated look at how one of the most beautiful Basque beaches was enjoyed at the end of the 19th century

The Albaola Factory, or how to live Basque maritime history first-hand

Albaola. La Factoría Marítima Vasca
Albaola, la Factoría Marítima Vasca, nos ofrece una inmersión en la historia de una de los sectores en los que los vascos han sido referente durante siglos

St. Francis Xavier: the Navarrese Saint who spoke in the “Biscayne”...

Representación de San Francisco Xabier
Today, December 3, is the feast day of St. Francis Xavier, as well as the Day of Navarre and the Day of the Basque...

Robert Iribarne, the Basque pilot who fought the Nazis in the...

Robert Iribarne en el Frente Oriental ante su Yak-3
Baskulture nos recuerda la historia de Robert iribarren el piloto vasco de Baiona que murio en en Frente oriental luchando contra el nazismo

Basque and Iberian do not appear to be related, according to...

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
The possible relationship between Basque and Iberian has inspired a great deal of study that dates back at least to the 16th century, when...

“Basques in the Atlantic World, 1450-1824”: An Approach to Basque History...

Today, we'd like to bring you a work by Xabier Lamikiz, professor at the Department of Public Policy and Economic History at the University of...