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Bilbao Bizkaia go to FITUR with the Basque Fest and the jump finals of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World as major strategies

Bilbao-Bizkaia go to their annual meeting with FITUR, the second largest fair in the world in tourism . From January 28 to February 1 Bizkaia Provincial Council and Bilbao City Council will share a modern stand with the Basque Government where they will promote “Bilbao-Bizkaia, be basque” strategy and brand. Read more

Warner Bros takes Bilbao’s side for the preview of the last film by Wachovski brothers in the State

Warner Bros. Pictures Spain and Bilbao City Council will organize the preview in the State of the last and anticipated film by Wachovski brothers, creators of the Matrix trilogy among other films, and with Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne and Sean Bean in the leading roles. Read more

“Fashion and Future” Conference. Fashion and technology walk hand in hand in Bilbao

(Español) Esta jornada, pionera a nivel estatal sobre moda y tecnología, cuenta con la participación de directivos y diseñadores de prestigio internacional e incluye las ponencias de Aneta Genova y Katherine Moriwaki, profesoras de la prestigiosa universidad Parsons New School Of Design de Nueva York, referente mundial de arte y diseño. Read more

(Español) Los Centros Municipales de Bilbao acogerán hasta finales de marzo una nueva edición del programa “Expodistrito” con cinco muestras de pintura y una de fotografía

(Español) Las exposiciones en los centros de San Francisco, Castaños, Abando-Barrainkua, Begoña, La Bolsa y Otxarkoaga se podrán visitar de forma rotatoria hasta el 31 de marzo de 2015. Read more

Bilbao takes part in the Quality Week of the Dominican Republic

Bilbao has been invited to attend the VII Quality Week of the Dominican Republic, organized by the Ministry of Public Administration of the Caribbean country, where the local management model will be exposed. It is based on transparency, participation, technological innovation and rigor in public spending, which has become a reference model internationally. Read more

UNESCO appoints Bilbao City of Design

Bilbao and Bizkaia are in luck. The city and the province add a new international recognition, which supports their commitment to design as the backbone of urban transformation, with vocation and ability to promote economic and social development. UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has published today the addition of Bilbao to its Creative Cities Network, in the “Design” area. Read more

Exhibition: “Terracotta Army – Xi´an Warriors”

The spectacular exhibition “Terracotta Army – The Warriors of Xian,” a journey to the heart of one of the most enigmatic and impressive archaeological discoveries in history, may already be visited in Euskalduna from December 15th until February 22nd, 2015. Read more

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Ben Harper, Counting Crows and Future Islands, amongst 14 new acts to play

Just four weeks after announcing Muse as one of the tenth editions headliners, Bilbao BBK Live adds another 14 new acts to its line-up. Yet another headliner, The Jesus and Mary Chain, will visit Bilbao while on a very special tour, the 30th anniversary of their debut album ‘Psychocandy’ (1985), album that they will perform from beginning to end at Kobetamendi in a concert that will be their only act this 2015 in a Spanish festival (just like Muse). Read more

Bilbao City Council is involved in a pilot project of the WHO as part of the program of friendly cities for elderly people

Bilbao is the only city in the state that has been selected, along with 11 other cities around the world, to develop this pilot project sponsored by the Centre for Health Development, Kobe (Japan), which will strengthen the capacity of the WHO to address global priority issues concerning welfare, which require coordinated action among different social and health sectors. Read more


Bilbao City Council and Basque Country University have signed a cooperation agreement to subsidize lodging to students from Bolivia, Colomia, Ecuador, Honduras and Peru whose universities have an agreement with the public university during the 2014-2015 academic year. Read more

Bizkaia Provincial Council and Bilbao City Council strengthen Bilbao-Bizkaia tourist promotion in Europe, America and China

Bizkaia Provincial Council and Bilbao City Council are going to stregthen the city and the province tourist promotion in 2015 among the foreign markets of incoming tourists, both the traditional European and American ones, in which works were already being carried out, and the Nordic markets, emergent economies and the cities recently connected by air links. Read more

Red Bull Cliff Diving Series will dive into Bilbao Estuary again in late September

Following the success of the first stop on our Estuary last September in Bilbao, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2015 will repeat location. La Salve Bridge, where 52,000 people gathered last September 20 (during the event) to watch the spectacle of the best jumpers in the world, will witness the best diving from 27 meters high. Read more

Open to the public the new park at Garellano

The equipment has several footpaths whose aim is to revitalize urban life in the neighbourhood and solve the complex urban geometry of the plot and the varying levels through a set of terraces. The new public space has seven terraces, one of which has 350 square metres for playgrounds. Read more

Bilbao-Bizkaia Be Basque goes for the first time to Matka Helsinki, the major tourism fair in northern Europe

Bizkaia Provincial Council and Bilbao City Council will go this year, for the first time, to “Matka Helsinki”, the major tourism fair in northern Europe which, between Thursday January 15 and Sunday 18, will gather tens of thousands people in the capital of Finland. Read more

The Bilbao photographer Enrique Moreno Esquibel Nikon Photo Wins 2014 Award in the category of sports

Like a premonition, nearly at the same time we knew that Red Bull Cliff Diving will come back to Bilbao, Bilbao-born photographer Enrique Moreno Esquibel won the first Nikoan 2014 Photography Award in Sports, thanks to his snapshot of a dramatic jump by a diver against the background of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Congrats! Read more

(Español) El cartel “Carnaval Splash” será la imagen de los Carnavales de Bilbao 2015

(Español) El cartel Carnaval Splash ha sido elegido como cartel ganador para ser la imagen de Bilbao en los Carnavales de 2015 que se celebrarán este año entre el 12 y el 17 de febrero. El autor del cartel ganador recibirá, además del honor de que su imagen represente los carnavales bilbaínos, un premio de 2.000 euros. Read more