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PremiumFest suggests the most engaging experiences to live a five day circuit by Premium establishments Bilbao

PREMIUMFEST kicked off today, November 25, its route in the city of Bilbao. The appointment with the market for premium brands will run for five days, and it will be an international connection between brands and services. Read more

The South Korean short film “Mould” by Chun-Kyu Park wins the Grand Zinebi 56 Award

The short fiction “Mould” (2014), by the South Korean filmmaker Chun-Kyu Park has won the Grand Award the 56th International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao, ZINEBI… Read more

Bilbao will work to lay the foundations for health and wellness tourism in the Basque Country

With a cost of six to ten times higher than the leisure tourist and an average stay that is between 10 and 20 days, the so-called “health and wellness tourism” represents an opportunity for cities like Bilbao, looking to develop all the potential of this economic activity. Read more

FIG Bilbao, the epicentre of engraving and the art on ancient, modern and contemporary paper

FIG Bilbao, International Festival and Art Fair of Engraving and Art on ancient, modern and contemporary paper turns Bilbao into the European benchmark of these disciplines.On November 20-23, the third edition will be held of the largest European Fair specialized in Art on historic paper with the slogan: “Discover your role in art. Enjoy, invest: Collect! “. Read more

The Mayor of Bilbao takes part in the Annual Congress of the Israeli Real Estate Sector

The Mayor of Bilbao, Ibon Areso is taking part today, Monday, November 17, as speaker of honour at the Annual Congress of the Israeli the Real Estate Sector, which runs through Thursday in the resort town of Eilat on the Red Sea. The meeting, organized by the Israeli Building Center, has reached its ninth edition this year with the ‘local development’ as the central theme of the meeting. Read more

MBA professionals from Pennsylvania University are visting Bilbao to know its internationalization process

Professionals in the fields of banking, law and consulting, residents in the United States are visiting Bilbao today to know the process that has led the city to become one of the European cities with the greatest international impact. All are part of the Executive MBA from Wharton University of Pennsylvania (USA). Read more

Bilbao Exhibition Centre will host the first edition of BIBE Bilbao International Bike Exhibition

On November 28,29 and 30, the first edition of BIBE, Bilbao International Bike Exhibition will take place in BEC. This is a European event for cycling lovers, professionals and onlookers. Read more

123 films from 22 countries wish to participate in the 7th edition of Bilbao Mendi Film Festival

123 films from 22 countries wish to participate in the 7th edition of BILBAO MENDI FILM FESTIVAL, the International Mountain Film Festival, to be held in Bilbao December 12-21. The organization will soon select the approximately 40 films which will finally compete in the contest officially . Read more

Frank Gehry lays foundation stone of the bridge bearing his name at Zorrotzaurre

On Saturday October 25, Mayor Ibon Areso and architect Frank Gehry laid the first stone of the bridge linking the island of Zorrotzaurre with the Bilbao district of Deusto in the future. The author visited the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao after receiving the Prince of Asturias Award for Arts in Oviedo to visit the construction site of the bridge that bears his name. Read more

American professionals are visiting Bilbao in a German Marshall Fund program for leadership training

A group of five American professionals, leaders in their sectors, have reached Bilbao invited by GMF for knowing the process of transformation and internationalization of Bilbao and get in contact with companies in the Basque Country, as well as to approach cultural and historical aspects of city ​​and the Territory. Read more

Public officials from South Korea are visiting Bilbao to meet its transformation and tourism strategies

An official delegation from South Korea consisting of 20 people in positions of responsibility in public administration from this Asian country are visiting Bilbao today in order to obtain information on the process of urban regeneration, planning and financing and, most especially , the participation of local people in this process. Read more

Project Bilbao, November 27 at the Basque-Navare Official School of Architects (Bilbao)

A selection of the leading architectural firms established in Bilbao will launch the architectural projects they are working on for next years. And with all these great professionals, there will be a short discussion in which business opportunities, future customer’s demands and the needs society raises in Bilbao architects. Read more

Bilbao presides the workshop on intelligent governance of the Network of United Cities and Local Governments

Bilbao City Council is presiding this Thursday and Friday, November 6-7, the workshop on smart governance organized by the Network of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the largest international association of local and regional authorities. Read more

France, guest country at the 4th Fun & Serious Game Festival

In its 4th edition, the Fun & Serious Game Festival is strengthening its international position by having France as guest country. This is the result of an agreement signed with Institut Français. Thus, professionals from the French game industry and representatives of French game studios will be part of some of the Festival’s events including Talent Day, BBVA Mobile Game Day and the Conference on Serious Games and Virtual Reality (Euskalduna Conference Centre, 1-2 December). Read more

(Español) Black is Beltza

(Español) AlhóndigaBilbao presenta del 13 de noviembre al 8 de febrero “Black is Beltza”, un proyecto expositivo de Fermin Muguruza en torno a la novela gráfica del mismo nombre creada junto al escritor Harkaitz Cano y el ilustrador Jorge Alderete. Este proyecto tiene como punto de arranque la presencia de los gigantes de Pamplona en la Exposición Universal de Nueva York en 1965. Read more

Bilbao strengthens its twinning with the Chinese city of Qingdao

Cooperation with Qingdao, one of the most important cities of the Asian giant and located in Shandong Province, is part of the internationalization strategy driven by Bilbao City Council, which has set the challenge of enhancing the economic dimension of the capital in Asia, especially in China. Read more

Bilbao and Santander renew their cultural collaboration for 2015

Bilbao and Santander will continue to expand their institutional collaboration in 2015 with new cultural proposals involving agents and employers in of this sector both cities. Read more

Muse, first headliner of Bilbao BBK Live 2015

Bilbao BBK Live 2015 already has its first major headliner. The British band Muse will headline the tenth edition and, their performance will be the only one given in a Spanish festival next year. Read more

Bilbao will coordinate the activities to promote tourism in the city network of the Atlantic Cultural Way

The Standing Committee of the Atlantic Cultural Way (ACW) has approved , at its first meeting, a program of proposals that will be developed, over the next year, by the fifteen cities that are part of this cultural corridor. Read more

Bilbao will host EEC14, the leader conference on digital business, next November 20

Today, Thursday November 13, EEC14, the lader conference on digital business in Spain has been presented in Bilbao Town Hall. It will be held next November 20 in Palacio Euskalduna of Bilbao. The meeting, now in its eighth edition, has become an essential meeting point which brings together the most disruptive proposals for digital economy. Read more

(Español) La mejor hamburguesa de New York en el Mercado de La Ribera

(Español) La prestigiosa chef neoyorkina Alex Raij (Mejor Chef de New York 2012) y su marido el cocinero bilbaino Eder Montero, propietarios de los restaurantes Txikito (de cocina vasca) y El Quinto Pino en Manhattan y La Vara –recientemente galardonado con una estrella Michelín- en Brooklyn, apadrinarán por segundo año consecutivo BURGUER SOLIDARIOA. Read more