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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

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"

The Galapagos island that Ecuador owes the Basques, and other stories...

Isla Floreana, Galapagos
Floreana, one of the Galapagos Islands, could be the property of a town in Soule, Barcus. Brought to us by France Bleu

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...