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Do you know the Xenpelar Documentation Centre?

Oct 16, 2018
An audiovisual in four languages allows us to discover the work done in the centre.

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International improvisators tour, from the 9th to the 14th of October

Sep 18, 2018
The tour "Nazioarteko Inprobisatzaileen Bira" will visit Pamplona, Erandio, Hernani, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Baiona and Donostia-San Sebastian. Cuban and Argentinian improvisators Tomasita Quiala and Araceli Argüello will perform on stage along with the bertsolaris Amets Arzallus, Jone Uria, Julio Soto, Maialen Lujanbio and Xabi Igoa.

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The association is committed to a collegiate presidency model

Mar 10, 2018
Arrate Illaro, Beñat Gaztelumendi, Eneritz Zabaleta, Igor Elortza, Josu Goikoetxea, Maialen Lujanbio, Miren Artetxe and Xabi Igoa will be, from now on, the members of the group who will continue the work carried out to date by the President Iñaki Murua and the Secretary Xabier Gaztelumendi. This group will join the current Board of Directors of Euskal Herriko Bertsozale Elkartea.

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Eskolartekoa - the interscholastic championship - will start on February 16

Feb 07, 2018
Qualification rounds and regional finals will prepare the way for the final of the Basque Country, taking place on June 9 in Sara (Labourd).

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Maialen Lujanbio wins the National Bertsolaris Championship

Dec 22, 2017
The improviser from Hernani wears the winner's txapela beret for the second time

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Barakaldo will become the epicentre of verse on Sunday

Dec 13, 2017
The final of the National Bertsolaris Championship will be held this weekend at the BEC. The finalists have held a press conference together with the President of the Bertsozale Association, Elkartea Iñaki Murua, and Lorea Bilbao, Deputy of Basque Language and Culture at the Provincial Council of Bizkaia.

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Terraza Mintzola will become a vantage point for international experts

Nov 28, 2017
Along with the Basque fans, international experts and improvisers will be able to follow the final of the Bertsolaris Championship live. This is due to take place on 17th December. Thanks to the ongoing work of the Mintzola Oral Workshop, international experts have been invited to the Terraza Mintzola, which will be set up in the BEC.

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26,300 pupils and 47 teachers will be involved in bertsolarism in the classroom this school year

Oct 25, 2017
Thanks to the work done over the last two years, they will have access to updated teaching materials.

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The semi-finals, coming soon

Oct 18, 2017
The second stage of the Bertsolaris Championship, consisting of the semi-finals, will begin in Bastida on 28 October. The 18 bertsolaris who have qualified from the quarter-finals stage will be joined by 6 of the finalists from the edition held four years ago.

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The Government of Navarre will declare bertsolarismo a good of Intangible Cultural Interest

Sep 19, 2017
Bertsolarism will receive the highest level of protection afforded under Regional Law; the measure will take effect in the autumn.

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For the first time, the Bertsolaris Championship will be held in the seven Basque-speaking areas

Sep 12, 2017
According to Iñaki Murua, President of Bertsozale Elkartea, "this is not a symbolic subject, nor a demonstration of strength, but rather the reflection of a reality, since bertsolarismo is alive in all these areas".

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