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Echoes of "Soka" in Idaho

Echoes of "Soka" in Idaho

Mar 05, 2016

Photographs and a selection of archived video excerpts from the “Soka” exhibition were presented at a preview show in Boise (Idaho, USA) during “Jaialdi”, the major North American Basque diaspora festival that took place from 28th July to 2nd August 2015.

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Publication of the booklet titled "Basque Dance"

Publication of the booklet titled "Basque Dance"

Mar 05, 2016

A quadrilingual edition of the booklet popularizing Basque Dance by Oier Araolaza, written in Basque, French, Spanish and English, is on sale to visitors as part of the partnership with the Etxepare Institute. This comprehensive reference book provides a more in-depth review of the history of Basque Dance touched upon in the exhibition. 

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SOKA, a closer look at Basque dance in Biarritz

SOKA, a closer look at Basque dance in Biarritz

Sep 01, 2015

The new multimedia exhibition "SOKA, Focus on Basque dance", produced by the Basque Cultural Institute, will be presented from 11th September to 11th October 2015 in the Crypt of Sainte Eugénie Church in Biarritz: the first stage of an exhibition tour lasting several months in the Basque Country and elsewhere.

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Bursting into dance

Bursting into dance

Aug 17, 2015

Echoing the “Soka” exhibition, the Basque Cultural Institute gave carte blanche to photographer Gabrielle Duplantier. Between October 2014 and summer 2015, she travelled the length and breadth of the Basque Country to photograph different Basque Dance events and especially its intrinsic ritual practices. The fruit of her exploratory travels is presented in the Biarritz Media Library from 3rd to 25th September 2015.

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