Basque

Donostiako Estropadak - Bandera de la Concha

Basque

4 and 11 September: two unmissable days of racing in La Concha!

Euskal Jaiak - Basque Festivals

Basque

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.

The Night of San Juan

Basque

Say hi to the summer and burn away everything that’s bad!

After the txotx it is time for the...Sagardo Egunak (cider days)

Basque

3rd of september - Donostia

This year the Korrika… finishes in San Sebastian!

Basque

The Korrika is coming, the huge race around the Basque Country!

Basque Challenge 2: Want to test yourself and show off how much Basque you know?

Basque

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? 

Día de Santo Tomás

Saint Thomas's Day

Basque

The famous celebrations for Saint Thomas's Day take place every December 21st.

The estrobo, that crucial yet little-known piece of our seafaring tradition

Basque

 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.

Zaitugu or the untranslatable

Basque

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...

The Basque carnivals

Basque

Donostia, The Cider Capital

Basque

Feel like a remonte pelota player for a day!

Basque

Pilota Eguna - Day of Pelota

Basque
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