Colorado Euskal Etxea Picnic
The Colorado Euskal Etxea will be hosting its annual summer picnic on August 6th from 12:00-5pm at the Dove Valley Regional Park (7900 S. Potomac St.) in Centennial, Colorado. The festivities will include a BBQ lunch with lamb, chicken, Basque beans, salads, bread cheese and dessert. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Cost of the meal is $15 for members who have prepaid, or $20 for non-members and those paying at the door. The afternoon will also include a performance by the Utah'ko Triskalariak who recently performed in Washington DC at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. For complete information or to RSVP, click on their flyer.
Welcome party at New York Euzko Etxea
The Euzko Etxea of New York will be hosting a welcome party this Saturday, August 6th, for the recent Basque Diaspora in the city. In order to promote the Basque culture there, they are also encouraging everyone to bring non-Basque friends along. Festivities will begin at 8pm at the bar. To RSVP, please email Iker Goñi or visit them on Facebook.
Gaztemundu Deadline Approaches
The deadline to apply to Gaztemundu 2016 is next Thursday August 11th. This year's program that will take place October 1-16, 2016 will focus on Basque Gastronomy. Interested persons need to meet the following requirements:
• Be between 18 to 35 years of age as of the 1st of January, 2016.
• Reside outside of the Basque Country.
• Be a member of an officially registered Basque club/euskal etxea for at least three years as of the program's publication date.
• Not have been a participant in a previous edition of Gaztemundu since 2003.
As part of this year's selection process, applicants are also asked to submit a video certifying their culinary knowledge, recording a culinary proposal. Complete Information about the call and applications, here (pdf in Euskera); here (pdf in Spanish); or here (bilingual text in Basque/Spanish). The original and legally valid information corresponds to the texts in pdf.