The 18th edition of the Absolute Bertsolari Championship will be held in autumn 2022

Oct 26, 2021

It will start in Getxo on September 24 and will end on December 18, in Pamplona.

Three bertsolari championships will be held in autumn

Jun 01, 2021

The tournaments of Biscay, Navarre and Xilaba, the one that gathers the provinces of Labourd, Lower Navarre and Soule, were put off due to the pandemic. A schedule combining the three championships has been planned in order to make the follow-up of these competitions easier.

Light boost in bertsolaritza events

May 26, 2021

Following the trend of these last months, festivals are the most common type of shows in the cultural programming concerning bertsolaritza.

Bertsolaritza at schools: constant innovation

Mar 03, 2021

More than 50 teachers of the association Bertsozale Elkartea are working to bring the improvised verse singing art in Basque closer to their students; nowadays, they are 29,500 in total.

Bertsolaritza takes a hit in 2020, with 700 shows less

Dec 21, 2020

Compared to previous year’s figures, six out of ten bertso performances have not been carried out and that means an economic loss of around 735,000 euros. The association Bertsozale Elkartea wants to highlight the work of the bertso-eskolas and local event planners for their support in such a difficult year.

The bertsolari championships will be delayed

Dec 15, 2020

The Absolute Championship was going to take place in 2021, but like the championships of several territories, it will be delayed with no date.

Bapatean 2019, available for the fans of bertsolaritza

Nov 19, 2020

The anual collection of bertsos is already on the web: both the book and the audios are on the bertsolaritza database.

Far from what they looked like before

Sep 06, 2020

Despite the improvement of the health situation, only 25% of the bertso performances are being carried out comparing to previous years.

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