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Bilbao exposes its tourist experience in the XI Moroccan Tourism Congress

The Mayor of Bilbao will participate in the 11th edition of the Moroccan Tourism Congress to be held in Mohammed V National Theatre in rabat, attended by, among others, the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, representatives of major international tour operators and tourism ministers of the Mediterranean area. Read more


Bilbao participated in one of the highest-level meetings held in Europe for the management of cities. This is the Forum of Ljubljana (Slovenia), held annually with the aim of creating opportunities for cooperation in the development of cities in Southeast Europe. 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

Over 300 leading architects and urban planners to meet in Bilbao at the BIA Urban Regeneration Forum from tomorrow onwards

The BIA platform (Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture), dedicated to stimulating architecture and urban planning in the province of Bizkaia, will gather together over 300 architects, urban planners and engineers who, under the ‘Towards Living Cities’ slogan, will discuss the challenges facing the cities of the future. The forum will get underway with a day dedicated to Mexico and end with Norman Foster receiving the I BIA Award on Friday 26th. Read more

A delegation from Ecuador is visiting Bilbao to know its economic transformation

A delegation from Ecuador, made of Ecuador’s Planifications and Development National Scretariat and the Inter-Institutional National Commitee is visitng Bilbao to know firsthand the economic transformation process experienced by the city during the last 30 years and based upon knowledge, innovation and services. 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

The architecture of the XXI Century in Biscay lands in five underground stations in Bilbao

The exhibition, entitled “Dialogues: Biscay Architecture of the XXI Century”, aims to portray the landscape of architecture created in the province of Biscay by professionals and local businesses during the early years of this century. Read more

Bilbao promotes the Basque businesses potential in the US

Without any doubt, this is a good chance for Basque businesses, which are endorsed by the international prestige of their products and services, their dedication to open to new emerging markets and their bet for innovation, technology and competitiveness. Read more

Bilbao Cemetery makes its way to the top of the I Cemeteries National Contest

The monumental and architectural wealth distinguish Derio Cemetery, and this time, this fact has taken it to a place among the top of the I Spanish cemeteries Contest. Read more

Basketball World Cup leaves 35 million euros in Bilbao and Bizkaia

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 has fulfilled its three objectives: it has generated an economic, sport and international image impact. The first analysis leads to the conclusion that this competition has left approximately 35 million euros in Bilbao and Bizkaia. Read more

(Español) Una vajilla de Bilbao recibe el premio revelación Maison & Objet Paris 2014

(Español) La feria “Maison & Objet Paris”, es una de las citas para profesionales mas importantes del sector de decoración, artículos del hogar y utensilios de cocina a nivel mundial, ha otorgado el Premio Revelación a la marca Cookplay por su innovadora e impactante propuesta Jomon, Read more

365 Jazz Bilbao comes back for the second half of the season

This year’s season of 365 Jazz Bilbao comes back for its second half even stronger than before. International artists and consolidated bands from the State balance a world-class line-up for jazz lovers and those who wish to visit it for the first time. Read more

Festival “Laughter of Bilbao” 2014

For the first time, the International Festival of Literature and Art with Humor “Laughter de Bilbao” dispenses with a single theme and chooses variety in content and guests. It will be held October 2-12 in several venues in Bilbao, although a comic exhibition by Paco Roca will be open on Wednesday 1 in the afternoon at Alhondiga, with the presence of the author. Read more

Norwegian business leaders come to Bilbao to know its model of urban transformation

A delegation of 18 businessmen from Norway has reached Bilbao in order to see first hand the process of urban and economic transformation of the city. The business delegation will stay in Bilbao until February 20 and their stay will also have a strong business purpouse and synergies finding with Basque companies. Read more

BIA brings the former la Naja Station back to life ahead of the Urban Regeneration Forum

The platform has chosen this “forgotten yet striking place” for a “transient refurbishment”, in other words, a fitting out of the inner space that for just two weeks will see part of its interior and docks turned into venues offering activities for the enjoyment of everyone in Bilbao. Read more

3,368 short films from 85 countries will take part in the 56th edition of the International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao – ZINEBI

The International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao (ZINEBI) will hold its next edition -the 56th- next November 14-21. Once closed the deadline for submission of works, ZINEBI has received 3,368 short films from 85 countries. 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

(Español) Exposición Colectiva “Máster en Cerámica: Arte y Función”

El emblemático edificio Bizkaia Aretoa reúne en su Sala Axular la obra de once alumnos del Máster en Cerámica impartido en la EHU/ UPV en el curso 2013/2014. Se trata de una selección de obras realizadas a lo largo del curso académico.
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Massive. This has been the response of Bilbao’s public on the first stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving in their city. If during the training sessions on Thursday and Friday 15,000 people gathered, today, at the big competition day, the assistance figures have incredibly risen. About 52,000 people defied the rain La Salve Bridge. Read more

(Español) La accesibilidad y transporte público de Bilbao, un modelo de referencia para Noruega

(Español) El modelo de accesibilidad y transporte público de Bilbao supone una referencia para la Asociación Noruega de Autoridades Locales y Regionales. El pasado mes de abril, tres miembros de esta organización visitaron la ciudad y fruto del interés despertado por el transporte público y la accesibilidad de la capital vizcaína, hoy llega Bilbao una nueva delegación formada por 16 personas, entre las que se encuentran representantes de los Ayuntamientos de Klepp, Os y Ullensaker. Read more

(Español) Bilbao participa en un foro internacional sobre gobierno abierto organizado por la OCDE en París

(Español) El Ayuntamiento de Bilbao participa el martes 30 de septiembre de 2014, en el Foro Internacional sobre Gobierno Abierto, organizado por la Organización para la Cooperación y Desarrollo Económico (OCDE) en París, con el objetivo de debatir sobre los principios de transparencia, rendición de cuentas y participación ciudadana como factores de buena gobernanza y desarrollo socio-económico. Read more