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(Español) FESTIVAL GASTRONÓMICO EN “BASQUE FEST” GOURMET

(Español) basque FEST Gourmet se ha diseñado contemplando y poniendo en valor todos los agentes y servicios de la cadena de producción y distribución desde el productor hasta el consumidor final. Hoteles, restaurantes, bares y pastelerías participan con sus mejores creaciones en una campaña gourmet en la que se ofrecerán pintxos, menús y, por primera vez, desayunos de calidad en seis hoteles de la ciudad. Read more

(Español) “ON PAPER ” Exposición colectiva

(Español) SC GALLERY, cumple su sexto aniversario y presenta la exposición colectiva “ON PAPER” una celebración de la mano de los artistas: Andrea Btoy, Daniel Muñoz , Sixe Paredes, Spy Y Suso33. Read more

(Español) “El juego concreto//Joku konkretua. Aristide Stornelli

(Español) “El juego concreto //Joku konkretua”, es el título de la exposición de Aristide Stornelli presente en la galería Bilbaína La Taller. Aristide Stornelli, artista italo-venezolano afincado en Busturia, y formado en Venezuela, en la escuela de Bellas Artes Cristobal Rojas y en Londres, en el London College of Comunication, presenta en esta ocasión una serie de dibujos y un video. Read more

Bilbao Cemetery launches an app to enjoy its artistic heritage

Bilbao Cemetery has designed an app that lets you enjoy its historical and artistic heritagein mobile devices. Besides App Store and Play Store, the app is also available to download through the QR Codes that appear in the 13 general maps of Bilbao Cemetery. Read more

“L’Esperit Català” Antoni Tàpies

Until June 30, 2014. Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

Info: Bilbao Fine Arts Museum It is ten years now since the Banco Santander Foundation began to sponsor The Guest Work programme. During that time more than fifty works have been presented in 45 editions, including the present one, which Read more

GUTUN ZURIA (WHITE LETTER) 2014

For the seventh year in a row, AlhondibaBilbao will organize Gutun Zuria (White Letter) 2014, Bilbao International Literature Festival. This year it will be held from March 27 to April 6 under the title ‘Frontier Stories’. Read more

The Bizkaia architects set up BIA – Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture to energise the sector

The Bizkaia Delegation of the Basque-Navarra Professional Association Architects (COAVN) has unveiled an initiative this morning to energise architecture and urban planning in this province, committing to take on the challenges facing the profession, such as internationalisation, exchanges and the citizen participation. Read more

Exhibition: “Basketball in Biscay: yesterday, today and forever”

On the occasion of the arrival in town of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, a new exhibition called ‘Basketball in Biscay: yesterday, today and forever’ has been opened in Ensanche Building. T-shirts, information boards, basketballs signed by stars of this sport, flags and a great photocall, among other things, can be seen from today until April 13. Read more

Bilbao, European Forest City

In recent years, The Department of Public Works and Services has performed a great job to improve green spaces, extending them and bringing them closer to the citizens. For granting this award, the European Forest Institute has taken into account the integration of peri-urban forests and plantations within the city’s frame and has assessed that Bilbao and its metropolitan area have developed in a compact model, controlling their expansion into surrounding natural areas , thus allowing to preserve valuable forests near the city. Read more

(Español) La emoción del baloncesto llega a Bilbao y Barakaldo con el Road Show de la Copa del Mundo

(Español) Bilbao y Barakaldo vivirán los próximos días toda la emoción del baloncesto con la llegada de la caravana ‘Road Show’, que promociona la Copa del Mundo de Baloncesto FIBA 2014. Torneos, concursos de triples, actividades para escolares, hinchables infantiles y clases de iniciación con las estrellas del baloncesto femenino Amaya Valdemoro, considerada la mejor jugadora en la historia de este deporte en el Estado, Elisa Aguilar, jugadora reconocida internacionalmente, e Isa Sánchez, ex internacional absoluta, centrarán buena parte del programa. Read more

12 chefs from Biscay, awarded Km. 0 distinction of Slowfood Bilbao Bizkaia

Lara Martin and Alvaro Garrido, of Restaurant Mina; Guillermo Fernandez, of Baita Gaminiz; Josemi Olazabalaga, of Aizian; Ricardo Perez, of Yandiola; Asier Elizegi, of Gaminiz; Eneko Atxa, of Azurmendi; Jabi Gartzia, of Boroa; Paul Urzay, of Paul Urzay; Edurne Martin, of Pret a Porter; Igor Ozamis, of Higher Catering School of Artxanda, and Aitor Elizegi, of Bascook are the professionals honoured by Bilbao City Council and Bilbao-Bizkaia SlowFood Association. Read more

Ana Roquero received the International Red Dot Design Award 2014

The RED DOT Design Award is one of the most cometed International design awards. This year 1.816 manufacturers and designers from 53 nations have entered in the competition. In an evaluation process lasting several days, the 40 members of the Red Dot jury have tested and evaluated 4.815 drafts. The aim of the award is the recognition of the design quality and innovation in the creating of household and professional products. Read more

EXPODISTRITO shows four painting and two photograph exhibitions from April to June

EXPODISTRITO, the series of temporary exihibitions set up by the Department of Culture of Bilbao City Council to bring the work of local artists to thedifferent city districts, starts this week the programme of the second quarter. It will have four painting and two photograph exhibitions in the Local Centres at San Ignacio, Castaños, Begoña, San Francisco, La Bolsa, Barrainkua and Rekalde. Read more

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao opens a new bar and extends Bistró Guggenheim Bilbao restaurant

In order to diversify the culinary offerings of the museum and meet the needs of different customers, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao opens two new restaurant spaces designed by architect Frank Gehry and managed by IXO Group: Guggenheim Bilbao Bar and Guggenheim Bilbao Bistro. Read more

THE WORLD OF 3D, PROTAGONIST OF TECHNARTE 2014

The world of 3D applied to different artistic areas, like design, architecture or fashion, will be one of the main characters of this new edition of Technarte, to be held on 29 and 30 May 2014. The explosion of 3D printers in the world of art and design, among other areas, has revolutionized the process of artistic creation. Read more

AVS rewards Municipal Housing Bilbao for its action program against evictions

The Spanish Association of Public Housing and Land Promoters (AVS) has awarded the Local Service Against Evictions, launched by the Department of Social Action and Municipal Housing the prize for the effective management of houses for rent. Read more

(Español) El área de cultura del Ayuntamiento de Bilbao y la Fundación Blas de Otero convocan la séptima edición del premio de poesía dedicado al autor bilbaino

(Español) El Premio Internacional de Poesía Blas de Otero-Villa de Bilbao está dotado con 5.500 euros en cada una de sus dos modalidades, castellano y euskera. Las obras, que deberán ser originales e inéditas, tendrán una extensión mínima de 700 versos y máxima, de 1.000. Se podrán presentar hasta el 16 de junio. Read more

The Department of Works and Services plant trees to draw a letter B (for Bilbao) that can be seen from the city centre

The Department of Works and Services of Bilbao City Council, together with LandART Association, will draw a B for Bilbao in the green ring by planting apple trees that bloom in red and white. The work will be seen from the city centre, especially from Bilbao Town Hall, Arriaga Bridge, Ripa, and La Concordia Square, among others. Planting was carried out between March 31 and April 4. Read more

Bilbao Tourist Guide for Easter 2014

Bilbao Tourism invites you to “Stroll about Bilbao” this springand know all the possibilities of a lively city that keeps on reinventing itself and offering visitors reference tourist attractions and a full program of activities, whose main bet for Easter is the Basque culture and art festival, “Basque FEST”. Read more

Norways is interested in Bilbao’s accesibility and public transport models

A delegation from the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities are visiting our city to know the mobility solutions designed by Bilbao City Council in order to ease the access of everybody to any place in the city. Read more

Basque FEST 2014, the festival of Basque culture and art

At Easter Bilbao beats to the rhythm of “Basque FEST “, the festival of Basque culture and art, to be held April 17-21 and which will flood the city with different cultural and artistic events of the Basque universe. Read more

FANT Festival 2014

From 9 to 16 May, fantasy and horror films will come back to Bilbao with the holding of FANT Festival, celebrating its 20th edition also. These two decades have seen the consolidation of this event that, this year, counts with a substantiual extension of its schedule, estimated at about 40% more screenings than last year. Read more