BASQUE FEST WILL RETURN IN 2019 WITH THE BEST IN BASQUE CULTURE AND AVANT-GARDE.

During the last edition more than 100,000 people took pleasure in the 235 activities programmed by Bilbao City Council.

Concerts, food- and drink- tasting, workshops, boat rides, street markets, children’s activities…

Save a space in your agenda and reserve the Easter holidays to come to Bilbao. We’ll be waiting!

TOURIST OFFICES

PLAZA CIRCULAR, 1

09:00-20:00

ALDA. MAZARREDO, 66 (GUGGENHEIM)

10:00-19:00

Phone: 944 795 760 – www.bilbaoturismo.net

SPECIAL SERVICES

Until 02:00 on Thursday 29, Friday 30 and Saturday 31 March.

DON’T MISS THE PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Download or visit the basque FEST programme of activities.

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Discover basque FEST, the Basque Culture Festival. From 28 March to 1 April, Bilbao becomes a huge stage where tradition and avant-garde are combined to present a programme with more than 200 free activities.

Listen to great figures of Basque music, vibrate with the music of new emerging groups, feel the thrill of the Herri Kirolak (Basque sports) trials and taste the internationally renowned cuisine at the Txoko Gourmet.

www.basquefest.com

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basque FEST musika mixes different styles, formats and eras with genuine traditional roots: the Basque culture and the Basque language. Kepa Junkera, Ru per Ordorika, Nøgen, and Eñaut Elorrieta, among other artists and bands, will be on the bill at a festival where Basque musical instruments (txistu, alboka, txalaparta) mix with jazz, the latest DJ sounds and rock & roll groups.

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An open door to history and museum collections. A great opportunity to discover our painters and sculptors in the Museum of Fine Arts or visit the Basque Museum.

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DON’T MISS THE FESTIVITIES

With our location map you will have no problem finding the event you are looking for.

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Traditional sport (Herri Kirolak) is one of the key features of the Basque identity.

Thanks to their effort and dedication, men and women are capable of lifting huge stones, skilfully cutting logs with their axes and hitting leather balls against walls with their bare hands.

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Could anyone come to Bilbao and not try the extraordinary Basque cuisine? With Txoko Gourmet, basque FEST offers the chance to take a complete tour of the Basque world of food and wine. This is a marquee in the heart of Bilbao where, through free tastings led by professionals, you can try the products that have made this land famous.

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basque FEST is also a fantastic opportunity to go shopping. This year you can also taste and buy the delicacies of the Gourmet Corner market, located in El Arenal, where specialities and products from Basque gastronomy will be sold.

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