Gaztemundu is a Basque Government program for the youth of Basque clubs from around the world since 1996. This offers an opportunity to travel to the Basque country and partake in a two week program. The flights and room and board are paid for by the Basque Government - it's an amazing opportunity.

Gaztemundu 2018Gaztemundu 2018

DATES: September 1-16, 2018
TOPIC: Dance

Call for Gaztemundu 2018 is fresh from the oven!

This year’s edition is dedicated to training individuals in the area of Basque traditional dance. Therefore, DANTZARIS ARE WANTED!

A group of expert dantzaris and professors of Euskal Dantza from all over Euskal Herria will help the youngest members of our Diaspora improve their Basque dance teaching skills.

However, the programme also includes activities that will enable participants visit basque institutions, organizations and people who work and live in Euskadi. Definitely a great chance to get to know the Basque Country and learn from some of the best. Don’t you think so?

If you are keen on dancing and enjoy sharing your knowledge with your community, do not hesitate and APPLY before JUNE 18th.

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More Information Published in Astero 5/17/2018:

The Resolution for Gaztemundu 2018, has been published in the Official Bulletin of the Basque Country. This publication triggers the application period for the program that will run September 1-16, 2018 in Vitoria-Gasteiz aimed at individuals between the ages of 18-35 from officially recognized Basque clubs around the world. This year's Gaztemundu will focus on traditional Basque dance. Eligible applicants will have knowledge of dance instruction and Basque dance, will be of age by January 1, 2018, and will not have participated in a prior edition of Gaztemundu since 2003. See basic requirements here. Applications require submitting a video recording of dance instruction to determine the capability of the individual to interpret, as well as explain the significance of a chosen dance. The jury will also take into consideration other points that are included in this article found on The deadline to apply is June 18th, and the Resolution is available herein both Basque and Spanish. For clarifications in English, please email: Iñigo Medina






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