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.

Henri Errandonea

Henri Errandonea

"Getting villagers to enter the world of literature is a great adventure"

Luzien Etxezaharreta

Luzien Etxezaharreta

"Speaking Basque is in itself a path towards freedom"

Johnny Kurutxet, Martin Goikoetxea, Frantxua Bidaurreta

Johnny Kurutxet, Martin Goikoetxea, Frantxua Bidaurreta

"We envisaged there the way we experience Basque culture here"

Argitxu Camus

Argitxu Camus

"We inadvertently excluded women from the history of Basque emigration"

Marie-Andrée Ouret

Marie-Andrée Ouret

"Heritage is a subject in perpetual movement"

Josette Dacosta

Josette Dacosta

"Collective dynamics is something we should not to lose sight of"

Oskar Alegria

Oskar Alegria

"I want to learn to film what disappears"

Aguxtin Alkhat

Aguxtin Alkhat

"It seems to me that this country’s deepest problem is cultural"

Mixel Etxekopar

Mixel Etxekopar

"Entering the world of art wasn’t a conscious decision"