4 and 11 September: two unmissable days of racing in La Concha!
- 2022 Aug 11
The beginning of September - 3 to 11 September this year - will see the celebration of the Euskal Jaiak or Fiestas Vascas (“Basque Festivals”) in Donostia. These local festivities bring together the best of culture, sports, culinary arts, folklore and Basque traditions.
Say hi to the summer and burn away everything that’s bad!
3rd of september - Donostia
The Korrika is coming, the huge race around the Basque Country!
Here’s a little bit of fun and you can also win one night in the Arbaso Hotel in Donostia / San Sebastian, as well as an additional 150 prizes!
Being bold and trying to guess Basque word meanings has a prize, are you up to the challenge?
The famous celebrations for Saint Thomas's Day take place every December 21st.
In San Sebastián we not only look to the sea when we want to admire the incomparable La Concha bay. Long before the sea became a source of fun and beauty, way back in the 16th century, the sturdy Basque fishermen, those strapping Northern lads, would set out into the wild Atlantic to hunt for whales in a rowboat that has evolved into what we know today as the trainera.
I’ve just met Sheila at the campus party. I spoke to her in Basque, thinking that she was around these parts, because by the look of her she could have come from Azpeitia, Vitoria-Gasteiz or the El Antiguo district. But as it happens she doesn’t. She’s Sheila, the English friend of my flatmate who’s...