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“WORK SPACES” Iñigo Garatu Exhibition

3/07/2015 - 24/07/2015 BilbaoArte

The references raised in Iñigo Garatu’s work are very clear. The idea of work, the industrial landscape and the resonance of a determining change in productivity and in social aspects are seen as commonplaces to access his creative proposal. It is worthwhile delving into the strategic factors of his exhibition, into the possibilities that the exhibition offers as a mechanism that puts his proposal to work; it is worthwhile embracing the exhibition as a “company”. Read more

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents on July 3, 2015 Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now’s the Time

The exhibition features approximately one hundred key works organized around the themes that inspired Jean-Michel Basquiat in the course of his intense career, cut short by his untimely death at age 27.

Described by the artist himself as a “springboard to deeper truths about the individual”, Basquiat’s powerful and emotionally charged works explore issues such as racial identity and history Read more

Bilbao-Bizkaia have their best “pintxos” (tapas) 2015

A total of 59 catering establishments of Bilbao-Bizkaia took part in the seventeenth edition of the Bilbao-Bizkaia Pintxo Competition 2015, which has been held in the city and the territory between June 4 – 7, and 11 – 14 . Read more

Bordeaux is interested in Mercabilbao’s good management practices

Mercabilbao was again analyzed by the sector professionals from other cities. In this case across borders, since technical and policy makers from MIN Bordeaux have visited the facilities of the Bizkaia-based distribution platform. Read more

(Español) Presentados los seis carteles finalistas para Aste Nagusia 2015

(Español) Aste Nagusi Ikusgarria, Once Menos Cuarto, SSS! FIU! PUM!, Aste Nagusi Goxo Goxoa, Etxebarria y Mari Jaia Txinpun, son los seis trabajos finalistas del Concurso de Carteles de Aste Nagusia 2015 elegidos por el jurado designado por la Comisión de Fiestas del Ayuntamiento de Bilbao. Read more

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective

June 9 – September 27, 2015

The Guggenheim Bilbao presents Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, an exhibition that looks back at the work of
one of the most eminent figure in the art of our time, the unmistakable Jeff Koons. This chronological,
coherent retrospective of Koons’s artistic output was organized by New York’s Whitney Museum of
American Art, in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and the Centre National d’Art et de
culture Georges Pompidou, Paris. The exhibition in Bilbao was made possible by the remarkable
sponsorship of Fundación BBVA. Read more

Exhibition at the Maritime Museum on the 35th anniversary of Bilbao Estuary Comprehensive Sanitation Plan

The Maritime Museum Ria de Bilbao inaugurates a new audiovisual and interactive exhibition, which runs through the 35 years of the Metropolitan Bilbao Comprehensive Sanitation Plan, which has transformed the image of the estuary and have become a new unifying space of the city and its environment for the enjoyment of all citizens. Read more

Azurmendi the 19th among the World 50 Best Restaurants

The prestigious british ‘Restaurant Magazine’ has published the list of the 50 Best Restaurants in the World. Azurmendi by Eneko Atxa is in the 19th position.
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Bilbao takes part in the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum in New York

For another year, Bilbao is taking part in te World Cities Summit Mayors Forum, to be held from today until next Wednesday, June 10, in New York (USA), under the motto “Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Innovative Cities of Opportunity.” Bilbao delegation is headed by the acting Mayor of Bilbao, Ibon Areso, who finishes his international tasks as Mayor with this trip, and the Vice Mayor, Ibone Bengoetxea. Read more

New exhibition at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum: ‘Tucker. Mass and Figure’

09|06|15 • 14|09|15

This, Tucker’s first-ever show in Spain, sponsored by the BBK, features more than one hundred works dating from the mid-1980s and the early years of the new century, selected by exhibition curator professor Kosme de Barañano: 12 large-scale and 12 medium-sized sculptures plus 24 models for his large outdoor works that set his entire output into context. Read more

A Japanese delegation is visiting the main sports facilities in Bilbao

Bilbao’s bid for hosting sporting events of international projection, planning and construction of new sports facilities, the management of these sites, their funding and the level of utilization for different uses are the main objectives set by the Japanese delegation, related to the Olympic Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, during their visit to Bilbao.
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(Español) PREMIOS ARTESHOP 2015

(Español) El comercio de moda y complementos CHARADA, en el Casco Viejo de Bilbao, gana el primer premio con una obra firmada por el estudiante Rubén Pino Uribe-Echevarria.

Las obras ganadoras de la V Edición de ARTESHOP, así como todas las que se instalaron en los comercios de la ciudad el pasado 8 de junio, podrán visitarse hasta el próximo sábado, día 20. Read more

(Español) El Festival BBK Live cierra su cartel con la incorporación de 13 nuevos artistas

(Español) El festival Bilbao BBK Live cierra su cartel, cargado de estrellas internacionales, con la incorporación de trece artistas, entre los que destacan SBTRKT, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Totaly Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs y los bilbaínos Señores, un grupo de referencia en el indie estatal. Además, se anuncia un gran elenco de reputados DJs, que completa el plantel de actuaciones que llenarán de público las campas de Kobetamendi durante los días 9, 10 y 11 de julio. Read more

Bilbao City Council presents the XVI edition of Bilboko Kalealdia with 27 companies concerning performing arts

Bilbao City Council, in collaboration with the Provincial Council of Bizkaia, the Basque Government, Metro Bilbao and the French Institute, has organized Bilboko Kalealdia, the Theatre and Street Arts Festival , which will take place from June 29 to July 4. Read more

Bilbao team for the XVI ‘World Police & Fire Games’ go to Virginia

Bilbao participates again in the ‘World Police & Fire Games’, which this year will be held in Fairfax, Virginia (USA), from June 26 to July 5. 11 firefighters and two municipal police officers will participate in this edition: a total of 13 people willing to fight hard to maintain the excellent level of results obtained in previous editions.
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Bilbao-Rioja will host the Annual Assembly of the GWC 2015 with different activities relating to the world of wine

(Español) Del 8 al 12 de noviembre, Bilbao-Rioja acogerá la Great Wine Capitals AGM, Asamblea Anual con diversas actividades relacionadas con el mundo del vino. Read more

San Mamés was again selected for the international final in the Stadium Business Awards

Between June 9 and 11 the Stadium Business Summit was held in Barcelona, perhaps the largest gathering aimed at owners, operators and developers of stadiums, arenas and sports venues.
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