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(Español) El documental “Nerua Guggenheim Bilbao, un viaje a la esencia” seleccionado en el 62 Festival de Cine de San Sebastián.

(Español) El documental “Nerua Guggenheim Bilbao, un viaje a la esencia”, una idea original del chef Josean Alija, tomará parte en la cuarta edición de Culinary Zinema: Cine y Gastronomía, dentro de la 62ª edición del Festival de Cine de San Sebastián. Read more

Mexico to be the guest country at the BIA Urban Regeneration Forum scientific conference

The México -Bilbao/Bizkaia Encounter, which will include different conferences and events, will be held parallel to the Urban Regeneration Forum Bilbao. A delegation of representatives of Mexican architects’ associations, companies and local authorities will discuss the situation of the sector in that country, along with its evolution, cooperation opportunities, business experiences, etc. This encounter will be held in the Assembly Room at the Iberdrola Tower on 24 September. Read more

Bilbao will host the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series for the first time

On September 20th, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series will reach the heart of Bilbao, with the Guggenheim Museum as an incomparable setting, where 14 of the world’s best divers will jump from La Salve Bridge, from a platform 27 metres high, challenging the gravity, doing stunts of a breathtaking complexity and reaching speeds up to 85 kph. Read more

A delegation of the German Christian Democratic Union visit Bilbao to know its urban transformation and infrastructures

(Español) La delegación, formada por 21 personas, está encabezada por Joachim Pfeiffer, jefe del grupo parlamentario regional de la CDU en la Cámara alemana. Entre los delegados se encuentran personas con cargos de responsabilidad local y regional en la región de Stuttgart. Read more

(Español) “Experimento límite” Manuel Casellas

(Español) La Fundación Bilbao Arte Fundazioa y la galería Michel Mejuto, colaboran de nuevo en el programa “Abierto por vacaciones”, que este año cumple su undécima edición. El artista elegido es Manuel Casellas. Artista residente de Bilbao Arte en 2014, Manuel Casellas aúna en esta exposición dos trabajos de distinta naturaleza que realizados con un periodo de diferencia de 5 años mantienen una misma incógnita sobre los modos de construcción del espacio y sus límites. Read more

Bilbao hosts the third edition of the political communication international meeting ACOP Bilbao

Once again, Bilbao becomes a meeting place for international experts of the highest level, who will analyze the latest trends in the field of political communication through various workshops, presentations and panel discussions organized on the occasion of the Third International Meeting of Political Communication ACOP Bilbao, whose theme this year is ” political communication in a changing world .” Read more

Henry Moore, Street Art

With Street Art programme, Obra Social “la Caixa” (Social Welfare) aims to turn the city of Bilbao in a museum in the open air, so to give a new meaning to the monumental sculpture, while showcasing works of renowned artists in the international scene. Read more

Bilbao, host city for the first CGLU 2015 Culture Summit

Bilbao has been chosen host city for the first CGLU 2015 Culture Summit during the meeting of the CGLU Executive Bureau held in Liverpool. Read more

Leading international figures from the field of architecture confirm their presence at the “BIA Urban Regeneration Forum”

The international scientific conference that is part of the “BIA Urban Regeneration Forum”, expected to attract around 300 international experts to Bilbao between 24 and 26 September, has already received confirmation that leading figures from the field of architecture will be taking part. Read more

Andoni Bardasco, world’s 31st in padel tennis, and Bilbao City Council sign an agreement to promote Bilbao brand in the world

This morning at San Ignacio Sports Hall has been signed the support agreement between Bilbao City Council, by means of the Local Sports Institute, Bilbao Kirolak, and Bilbao born padel player Andoni Bardasco. Read more

Jen O’Malley, codirector of Barack Obama’s campaign, confirms her assistance to the III Political Communication International Encounter ACOP Bilbao

With a few days remaining till the start of the III Political Communication International Encounter ACOP Bilbao, Jen O’Malley, codirector of Barack Obama’s campaign, has confirmed her assistance to the event, which turns Bilbao once again into a meeting point for international experts of the highest level. Read more

Art and Jazz: the nights at Guggenheim Bilbao during the Great Week Festival

On August 19-22, the Museum joins the celebration of the Great Week opening its doors from 11 pm to 2 am. Visitors will enjoy the exhibitions while listening a jazz performance every night in the Atrium. Read more

BILBAO-BIZKAIA, A MILLION DIFFERENT SUMMERS

This year, Bilbao offers a schedule full of big events, which puts her as a referent destination for thousands of people fond of music, basketball or just who wish to meet the city during the festivals. Bilbao BBK Live Festival, Aste Nagusia and the Basketball World Cup therefore are the trio of aces that mark the city festive calendar. Read more

A delegation from Irak is visiting Bilbao for the first time to know its urban transformation process

The Iraqi representation, consisting of 15 people, is led by Bagdad Deputy Mayor, Ibrahim Mustafa Hussain, who is also Councellor of Urban Planning. This is the first time that a delegation from Iraq comes to the city, in a vist that highlights the international interest that Bilbao urban planification strategies are still awakening. Read more

“ALL OF US ARE ASTE NAGUSIA” poster, by Ander Iglesias and Borja Villarejo, will be the image for Aste Nagusia 2014

The votes submitted via the City Council webpage, collaborating mass media and submitted at the ballot box in Terminus Building, together with the jury’s decission, have decided that the winner poster, among the six finalists, is ALL OF US ARE ASTE NAGUSIA. Read more

Telefónica & Ferrán Adriá Innovation Space Exhibition at AlhóndigaBilbao

As part of the ambitious programme by Telefónica & Ferrán Adriá, which will drive original actions related to ‘elBulliFoundation’, the “Innovation Space” has been created. It will be incorporated to next international lectures and meetings tour. Read more

(Español) El Archivo Digital de las Bibliotecas Municipales de Bilbao se incorpora al Portal Europeo “Europeana”

(Español) Los documentos de Bilboko Liburutegi Digitala (BLD), el archivo digital de la Red de Bibliotecas Municipales de Bilbao, ya se encuentran en Europeana, el portal que recoge las referencias de los fondos digitalizados en las bibliotecas, archivos y museos de Europa, facilitando la búsqueda de información y acceso a documentos. Read more

International Ideas Competition BIA Urban Regeneration Forum “Cantalojas Railway Cutting” in Bilbao

The BIA Urban Regeneration Forum is announcing the first edition of the International Ideas Competition for students of architecture and young architects, and designed to promote the urban regeneration and transformation of the consolidated city. The competition falls within the scope of the forum’s Topics. It is an open competition without any registration fee and is anonymous. Read more

“Atlantic Cultural Way”, a unique route to discover the southwest coast of France, Euskadi and north of Spain and Portugal

Today in Bilbao, mayors and institutional officials have launched a framework partnership agreement, to which four more city councils will sum up in the near future, to promote a cultural and tourist initiative with a personality of its own and a rich artistic heritage. Read more

(Español) El BILBAO BBK LIVE cierra su edición más multitudinaria con buen sabor de boca y sin apenas incidencias

(Español) La edición más multitudinaria del Bilbao BBK Live se ha cerrado con otra cifra histórica para el festival, gracias a las ca120.000 personas que asistieron a los conciertos que se celebraron en Kobetamendi durante las tres jornadas del 10, 11 y 12 de julio, y a las 19.000 que disfrutaron de las diferentes actividades que se dieron cita en distintas zonas de Bilbao en el ciclo Bereziak. Read more

Bilbao hosts the main international meeting on political communication

Once again, Bilbao becomes a meeting place for international experts of the highest level, who will analyze the latest trends in the field of political communication through various workshops, presentations and panel discussions organized on the occasion of the Third International Meeting of Political Communication ACOP Bilbao, whose theme this year is ” political communication in a changing world .” Read more

Bilbao, home for the study of linguistic diversity as an asset of intercultural cities

The Department of Equality, Cooperation and Citizenship of Bilbao City Council and the Council of Europe will organize, next September 17-19, at AlhóndigaBilbao, the seminar “Linguistic Diversity as an asset for Intercultural Cities”, designed to analyze the benefits of linguistic diversity in cities and promote its use for economic, social and cultural development. Read more