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Public officials from South Korea are visiting Bilbao to meet its transformation and tourism strategies

An official delegation from South Korea consisting of 20 people in positions of responsibility in public administration from this Asian country are visiting Bilbao today in order to obtain information on the process of urban regeneration, planning and financing and, most especially , the participation of local people in this process. Read more

American professionals are visiting Bilbao in a German Marshall Fund program for leadership training

A group of five American professionals, leaders in their sectors, have reached Bilbao invited by GMF for knowing the process of transformation and internationalization of Bilbao and get in contact with companies in the Basque Country, as well as to approach cultural and historical aspects of city ​​and the Territory. Read more

Frank Gehry lays foundation stone of the bridge bearing his name at Zorrotzaurre

On Saturday October 25, Mayor Ibon Areso and architect Frank Gehry laid the first stone of the bridge linking the island of Zorrotzaurre with the Bilbao district of Deusto in the future. The author visited the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao after receiving the Prince of Asturias Award for Arts in Oviedo to visit the construction site of the bridge that bears his name. Read more

(Español) ALHÓNDIGABILBAO presenta la exposición EL CONTRATO

(Español) EL CONTRATO es un proyecto de dos años desarrollado por Bulegoa z/b en colaboración con AlhóndigaBilbao. Se divide en dos fases: un grupo de lectura y una exposición. Esta última, que se ha inaugurado a primeros de octubre, se estructura en torno a los temas tratados en las sesiones de lectura y reúne la obra de una veintena de artistas, así como un programa de cine, conferencias, performances y un nuevo grupo de lectura. El objetivo de EL CONTRATO es indagar cómo los acuerdos asumidos de manera tácita y generalizada condicionan las prácticas y los modos de hacer, estar y actuar. Read more

Bilbao is home to the 2014 European Senior Kick Boxing Championship

Bilbao is home to the Senior European Kickboxing Championship, K1 and Full Contact. La Casilla Arena is the main arena of this tournament, which began on October 18 with 5 simultaneous rings which will hold the three categories. Read more

MBA professionals from Pennsylvania University are visting Bilbao to know its internationalization process

Professionals in the fields of banking, law and consulting, residents in the United States are visiting Bilbao today to know the process that has led the city to become one of the European cities with the greatest international impact. All are part of the Executive MBA from Wharton University of Pennsylvania (USA). Read more

Bilbao-Bizkaia-Euskadi will host Euro 2020

Bilbao-Bizkaia-Euskadi will host Euro 2020, as UEFA has unveiled today at one o’clock, after three hours of deliberation at a meeting of its Executive Committee in Geneva. Nineteen European cities competed to be chosen official seat of a first class sporting event in which twenty-four teams and the best players in Europe will show off their ball skills to win the Henri Delaunay Trophy, created in 1960 to honour the first UEFA general secretary and promoter of the tournament. Read more

The Art of Our Time: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collections

September 23, 2014 - May 3, 2015.

The Art of Our Time: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collections celebrates 20 years of partnership between the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. This exhibition, which echoes the museum’s inaugural presentation in 1997, reveals how the collections of the Guggenheim constellation of museums have grown and flourished over the years, and it also traces the how the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has evolved into maturity as an international exemplar. Read more

Accessibility and public transport in Bilbao, a reference model for Norway

As examples of accessibility and public transport, the Norwegian delegates will be shown a Bilbobus unit, a municipal elevator, escalators, moving walks and Artxanda funicular. The Norwegian delegation is particularly interested in mobility tools aimed at overcoming geographical barriers of the city and easing access to the neighbuorhoods on higher places. Read more

A delegation from the Chilean region of Biobio visits Bilbao to know its process of urban transformation through culture

The purpose of this visit is to see first hand the influence of the momentum of the cultural policy in the regeneration of the neighborhouds, and the impact of cultural events in the revitalization of the city. To do this, they will visit the main spaces and cultural activities in Bilbao. Read more

Bilbao Exhibition Centre will host the first edition of BIBE Bilbao International Bike Exhibition

On November 28,29 and 30, the first edition of BIBE, Bilbao International Bike Exhibition will take place in BEC. This is a European event for cycling lovers, professionals and onlookers. Read more

Bilbao Municipal Housing, finalist in the ERHIN European awards for social responsibility in housing

Bilbao Municipal Housing has been recognized as a finalist in the awards sponsored by The European Responsible Housing Initiative (ERHIN) for its “Bilbao Municipal Housing for Solidary Youngs” programme. Read more

International launch of the new Mercedes-Benz Vito in Estuary of Bilbao Maritime Museum.

From September 29 until Thursday October 9, part of the Maritime Museum facilities have become a Bistro for the reception of guests, show of the engines and then a buffet as part of the event “Vito Driving expecience Vitoria”, organized by Mercedes-Benz. Read more

Bilbao opens art season

It’s time for art in Bilbao. Bilbao receives autumn with a cultural programme intended to awaken and feel the passion for art. Twelve galleries, museums and art galleries in the city together will present their exhibitions for this season, including over twenty works by Basque, national and international artists. Read more

(Español) “WILDER IS THE NEW BLACK” Gema Intxausti

(Español) En el marco del Bilbao Art District, La Taller abre su temporada de exposiciones con el exigente trabajo de Gema Intxausti. La muestra se titulará WILDER IS THE NEW BLACK y está estructurada en dos partes. La primera de ellas se inaugurará el 17 de octubre a las 20:00 horas y la segunda el 29 de noviembre, a mediodía. Read more

(Español) Technarte celebrará su 10ª edición de forma paralela en Bilbao y en Los Ángeles

(Español) Technarte, la Conferencia Internacional de Arte y Tecnología que el 28 y 29 de mayo del 2015 celebrará su 10º edición en Bilbao, anuncia la organización de una nueva convocatoria de sus conferencias en Los Ángeles (EEUU), programada para el 9 y 10 de abril de 2015, previa celebración de su habitual edición en Bilbao. Read more

Turistopia brings together tourism professionals and businesses in Bilbao to discuss the future of this booming sector

The third edition of Turistopia will bring together over 120 tourism professionals from across the State on October 16 in Bilbao. They will have the opportunity to share experiences on new business models, ways of marketing and innovation processes to boost the sector. Read more

Japanese businessmen visit Bilbao to find businesses and synergies with Basque companies

A delegation from Fukuoka Business Association, one of the largest business groups in Japan, visited Bilbao last Monday for the first time. It was a visit with a strong business focus and a search for businesses and synergies with Basque companies. Read more

(Español) Emmet Gowin

(Español) Sala Rekalde acoge la retrospectiva más amplia realizada hasta la fecha sobre el fotógrafo norteamericano Emmet Gowin (Danville, Virginia, 1941), organizada por la Fundación MAPFRE. Las casi doscientas imágenes reunidas para la ocasión constituyen un encuentro muy significativo con la obra de uno de los fotógrafos más originales e influyentes de los últimos cuarenta años de la fotografía. Read more

123 films from 22 countries wish to participate in the 7th edition of Bilbao Mendi Film Festival

123 films from 22 countries wish to participate in the 7th edition of BILBAO MENDI FILM FESTIVAL, the International Mountain Film Festival, to be held in Bilbao December 12-21. The organization will soon select the approximately 40 films which will finally compete in the contest officially . Read more

FGI Bilbao, European reference of engraving and art on old paper, modern and contemporary.

The International Print Festival of Bilbao takes a major step in this third edition: expanding its artistic and informative offer, adding new supports, increasing its areas of influence and, consequently, its projection abroad. Read more

(Español) Kurt Elling y la BOS ponen el broche de oro a la temporada de 365 Jazz Bilbao con un concierto doble

(Español) Kurt Elling, acompañado por la Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa (BOS), ofrecerá dos conciertos inovidables para cerrar el ciclo de ‘365 Jazz Bilbao’ de esta temporada. El Palacio Euskalduna será el escenario de este especialísimo concierto, denominado ‘Noche de jazz’, los días 6 y 7 de noviembre a las 19:30 horas. Read more