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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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