Urko Mugartegi, maitre of Nerua restaurant, with a star in the Michelin Guide and led by Josean Alija, received Euskadi Award of Gastronomy 2012 for the Best Head of Kitchen, from Cristina Uriarte, Minister of the Department of Culture, an award granted by the Basque Government and the Basque Academy of Gastronomy. Read more
The Department of Culture and Education of Bilbao City Council started the guided tours to emblematic buildings in the city last month. This edition has focused on three religious buildings. Read more
Bilbao City Council and The French Institute open the photographic exhibition Wayfarers on Earth in Abandoibarra.
Bilbao City Council and The French Institute, in collaboration with the group ZAWP Bilbao, suggest a visual tour following the human trace on our way on the Earth, through nearly fifty artists who work in different Spanish and French creative centres, among whom we can find Begoña Zubero and Aitor Ortiz from Bilbao. Read more
05-16-2013 - 09-30-2013. Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao.
In this group lie artists such as: J. Alberdi, M. Ballesteros, E. Cortina, J. Ortún, A. Renteria, Richard P., J. San Felices, I. Sarria and R. Zalbidea, who as part of society, have witnessed the transformation of a Bilbao of industry and iron, and of the lives and work of its habitants, that has given way to this city that we live in today and whose roots should never be forgotten. Read more
Bilbao Tourism and Munetaberri Txakoli (sharp-tasting Basque wine) join together to promote the attractions of the capital of Biscay
Gastronomy, Wine Tourism, vanguard, tradition, marketing, new technologies … are the cords that sustain the agreement reached between Bilbao Tourism and Munetaberri winery to promote the image of Bilbao and this traditional wine. Read more
The next edition of The Sun, the Latin American Advertising Communication Festival, has been launched today at Iberdrola Tower. It will hold its 28th edition in just two months in Bilbao. Once again, Euskalduna will be the venue of the festival, which last year allowed to host all the exhibitions in a single area, and this year will also host the awards ceremony on June 1st in the afternoon. Read more
March 16, 2013 – September 8, 2013. The Guggenheim Bilbao Museum.
Organized by the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris-Musées and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, this exhibition shows how, in the ominous and oppressive context of France’s defeat during World War II and Nazi occupation, the artists of the day rebelled against official slogans by coming up with novel aesthetic solutions that changed the future of art Read more
The event will take place in Ria de Bilbao’s Maritime Museum and the organizers expect the visit of hundreds of makers from different points of Europe so that thousands of citizens, travellers and curious neighbours will enjoy their creations and the Do It Yourself philosophy. Read more
Bilbao is preparing for the celebration of the fourth edition of the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum
Bilbao is finalizing the preparations for the celebration, during the next month of June, the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum , an international meeting where representatives of cities and metropolitan areas from the five continents will speak on “Livable and Sustainable Cities: common challenges, shared solutions.” Read more
Bilbao will be one of the new venues of “En Vivo” rock music festival. After being hold only in Madrid in previous years, this great rock event will reach Kobetamendi meadows and Barcelona this summer. “En Vivo” 2013 will be held on August 29, 30 and 31 and each city will be host for two days. Read more
From May 18 to 31 . AlhóndigaBilbao.
On May 18-31, AlhóndigaBilbao will be the meeting point for the agents of these artistic proposals. Creators with different views from very different origins, who raise views and reviews of everyday concepts in the same space, with a look set in art, live art, into something that can only be seen at that time and that becomes an experience for the audience. Read more
A new service for the city has been launched this morning: the option to use the mobile phone, through a single app, to get the complete information on traffic conditions, available car park area and bus network in the city, with data received from the same users. Read more
The Secil Prize, the most important and prestigious award in architecture in Portugal, is awarded every two years to the work by a Portuguese architect. It aims to encourage and promote public acknowledgment of works that are significant in the enrichment of this art. Read more
The 15,271 tickets for the NBA game, organized thanks to the agreement between Bilbao City Council, the Biscay Provincial Council and BBVA will go on sale this Friday, May 17, at Ticketmaster, Carrefour, FNAC and Viajes Halcón starting from 12:00 hours. Read more
(Español) A partir del 17 de mayo y tras un abril repleto de citas internacionales, Feria de Sao Paulo en Brasil y MACO en Mexico DF, la jovencísima artista Almudena Lobera (Madrid, 1984) mostrará, por primera vez en Bilbao, su obra en La Taller, Galería y Taller de grabado. Read more
(Español) Una delegación de la ciudad checa de Ostrava visita Bilbao para conocer su modelo cultural
(Español) Los delegados llegarán mañana a Bilbao, donde tendrán oportunidad de conocer los espacios culturales más emblemáticos de la ciudad y que han servido de referencia para desarrollar experiencias similares en otras ciudades del mundo. Read more