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(Español) El Ayuntamiento de Bilbao participa en una experiencia piloto de la OMS dentro del programa de ciudades amigables con las personas mayores

(Español) Bilbao es la única ciudad del Estado seleccionada, junto a otras 11 ciudades de todo el mundo, por la calidad de la propuesta seleccionada y por el grado de avance de sus políticas en materia de envejecimiento activo y participación social y seguridad de las personas mayores. Read more

(Español) La solidaridad pone el broche final al paso por Bilbao de la Copa del Mundo de Baloncesto FIBA 2014

(Español) El objetivo de esta iniciativa es clausurar el mundial con una acción que ejemplifique el carácter transversal e integrador que impregnó la organización de la Copa del Mundo de Baloncesto por parte del Ayuntamiento de Bilbao, la Diputación Foral de Bizkaia y el Gobierno Vasco. Read more

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Ben Harper, Counting Crows and Future Islands, amongst 14 new acts to play

Just four weeks after announcing Muse as one of the tenth editions headliners, Bilbao BBK Live adds another 14 new acts to its line-up. Yet another headliner, The Jesus and Mary Chain, will visit Bilbao while on a very special tour, the 30th anniversary of their debut album ‘Psychocandy’ (1985), album that they will perform from beginning to end at Kobetamendi in a concert that will be their only act this 2015 in a Spanish festival (just like Muse). Read more

Exhibition: “Terracotta Army – Xi´an Warriors”

The spectacular exhibition “Terracotta Army – The Warriors of Xian,” a journey to the heart of one of the most enigmatic and impressive archaeological discoveries in history, may already be visited in Euskalduna from December 15th until February 22nd, 2015. Read more

(Español) “Últimas voluntades de un hombre pájaro” Carmelo Camacho

(Español) Son innumerables los caminos de la memoria que me acercan, que me llevan cada día a ellos. Con la memoria están también los objetos, que antes fueron suyos. Su memoria con forma de silla, alacena, recipiente y que nos toca disfrutar, admirar, cuidar con cariño. Hasta que se disipe nuestra memoria también, y así sucesivamente… El conjunto de cosas que nos regalaron tienen ahora mucha importancia. Esta lámpara pequeña, por ejemplo, con forma de tortuga que luce continua, persistentemente como nuestra fragilidad (…) Read more

Bilbao will work to lay the foundations for health and wellness tourism in the Basque Country

With a cost of six to ten times higher than the leisure tourist and an average stay that is between 10 and 20 days, the so-called “health and wellness tourism” represents an opportunity for cities like Bilbao, looking to develop all the potential of this economic activity. Read more

FIG Bilbao becomes a European reference of art on paper and original prints from all periods

The Engraving and Art on Paper Festival and Fair has been a great success. This event has brought together more than 9,500 visitors, mainly from the Basque Country and the French Basque Country, but there are also art lovers, professional groups and art students from Madrid, Galicia, Andalusia, Castilla Leon, Murcia, Alicante, Catalonia, Cantabria, La Rioja and Navarre. Read more

UNESCO appoints Bilbao City of Design

Bilbao and Bizkaia are in luck. The city and the province add a new international recognition, which supports their commitment to design as the backbone of urban transformation, with vocation and ability to promote economic and social development. UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has published today the addition of Bilbao to its Creative Cities Network, in the “Design” area. Read more

Raúl Domínguez

November 25th, 2014 - January 11th, 2015

Sala Rekalde presents an exhibition by the artist Raúl Domínguez (Barakaldo, 1984) featuring a selection of works produced between 2013 and 2014. In his sketches, Raúl uses many different technical resources and registers to construct images based on an accumulation of lines, blots and smudges, establishing a link between the marks and shapes of the landscape and those of the act of drawing. Read more

Lynne Cohen

Sala Rekalde holds the exhibition of the photographer Lynne Cohen (Racine, Wisconsin, 1944 – Montreal, 2014) organized by Fundación MAPFRE. Offering 78 works, this show tells the story of the evolution of the singular eye of Lynne Cohen and offers viewers an unbeatable chance to visit the spaces she photographed, imagining the experiences and happenings of the invisible characters who people them. Read more

The Guggenheim Bilbao Museum’s Foundation Board approves the Renewal Agreement with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

At this meeting, The Guggenheim Bilbao Museum’s Foundation Board approved the renewal of the Management Agreement with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, which was signed on December 21, 1994. This document will also be approved by the New York Foundation Board at its meeting on December 9 to proceed then to the final signature. Read more

The seventh edition of BILBAO MENDI FILM FESTIVAL will offer 10 intense days of celebration of cinema, adventure and nature

A unique opportunity to view a selection of the best international documentaries about mountain and adventure sports (surfing, skiing, snowboarding, BASE jumping, mountain biking, canoeing, etc.), along with a wide program of activities. Read more

Guggenheim Foundation Approves Twenty-Year Extension of Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Agreement

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (SRGF) announced today that its Board of Trustees approved the renewal of the agreement for the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao for the next 20 years, through 2034. The renewal was approved by the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Foundation’s Board of Trustees on December 2, 2014. Read more

(Español) Technarte y la Facultad de Bellas Artes de la UPV-EHU organizan un programa de charlas y talleres sobre Bioarte

(Español) Durante los días 15 y 16 de diciembre, el artista dará a conocer su trabajo, en el que integra el arte, la ciencia y la tecnología en su producción artística con el objetivo de divulgar conceptos y teorías científicas de un modo poético. Desde el arte, Joaquín Fargas enseña a comprender las propiedades de la naturaleza y a tomar conciencia de su cuidado. Read more

The Chef of Yandiola shows the secrets of high mountain cuisine to the Pou brothers in Bilbao Mendi Film Festival

Food has a key role in a sport such as climbing high mountains, which sometimes develops over several weeks in extreme altitudes. However, this type of expeditions presents several hardships in the selection, transport and food preparation, both at the base camp and in the bivouac that are required to be installed before crowning a high mountain summit. Read more

(Español) “Volvemos a montar el belén” en WK

(Español) Una muestra amplia y representativa de los artistas que han expuesto en Windsor Kulturgintza. Exposición que reúne a más de cincuenta artistas con obra (escultura, pintura , dibujo, gráfica, y fotografía) de pequeño y mediano formato. Read more

(Español) “PIRATAS. Los ladrones del mar”

(Español) “PIRATAS. Los ladrones del mar”, es una exposición que narra la historia de la piratería analizando sus principales etapas y la forma de vida, objetivos y costumbres de unos personajes que perduran hasta nuestros días. Read more

(Español) SC gallery, apuesta por el talento nacional e internacional del Arte Contemporáneo

(Español) SC gallery + Art Management inaugura la exposición colectiva “No + de 30″, en la que presenta la obra reciente de los artistas, Aryz, Axel Void y Sebas Velasco. Es una muestra en la que los creadores profundizan en sus respectivas líneas de trabajo. Aryz transita por diferentes técnicas y Axel Void así como Sebas Velasco el campo de la pintura contemporánea. Read more

Bilbaopedia is born

Bilbaopedia is a project for disseminating knowledge about Bilbao and its metropolitan area, directed by a research group from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) in collaboration with a broad team of experts, sponsored by the City Council of Bilbao and the University of the Basque Country in the years 2013 and 2014. Read more