Witnesses to the Basque culture

The aim of this section is to bring together accounts by Basque artists and cultural players in the form of written interviews.

Serge Larzabal

Serge Larzabal

''Passing on is the key for the future of fishing''

Philippe Etchegoyhen

Philippe Etchegoyhen

''The most beautiful parts of Soule are up there, far away from the villages and the world''

Antton Lannes

Antton Lannes

''Young people need to be immersed in Basque culture and not just drink beer''

Maialen Maritxalar

Maialen Maritxalar

''I give importance to aesthetics, the idea and personality''

Xabier Elosegi

Xabier Elosegi

''Barandiaran's work needed translating since he is unknown by most of the inhabitants of Sare''

Pantzo Hirigarai

Pantzo Hirigarai

''Humour enables certain truths to be highlighted''

Pierre Haira

Pierre Haira

"The carnival is a way to contribute to the existence of our culture"

Xabi Etcheverry

Xabi Etcheverry

''Music and culture need diversity''

Aurelia Arkotxa

Aurelia Arkotxa

''Beyond my intellectual work, I need to create''