“The Euskadi Orchestra was meant to be the Basque National Orchestra, since that was its vocation when we founded it. Unfortunately, we gave in on the name”
Former autonomic president Carlos Garaikoetxea.
The Basque Country is a stateless European nation, a Nation building on the culture of the oldest people known in Europe yet. The national feeling of the Basque people...
In this article, the sociolinguist Patxi Saez summarizes the reasons for the historic recession of Basque into one term, namely imperialism.
The efforts to suppress Basque started long ago, implemented by ban, threat and punishment. The author cites the first known proscription of Basque, back in the 13th century, dictated in the town of Ojacastro, Errioxa (La Rioja)....
Vilaweb website, 2018-12-09.
The political situation in Catalonia is red-hot. The President of the Catalan Government, the Generalitat, and some of its ministers are in exile, other are detained, with the incumbent Catalan Government subject to new threats every other day, and the streets in uproar. In the present-day situation, Brussels saw the presentation of the “Consell per la República” in...