PARABERE Forum will bring together top opinion leaders, food activists, international scientists, farmers, women chefs and sommeliers from 5 continents

The Forum, which will gather some 300 participants, will focus on generating more input from women on key topics. If our societies are to evolve towards greater sustainability, more fairness, stronger growth and increased social progress, women must be able to take their rightful place.
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The XXI edition of FANT will host the premiere of “Wayward Pines” series by director M. Nigth Shyamalan

The week of May 8-15, Bilbao will become the capital of fantastic cinema once again on the occasion of the celebration of the XXI edition of FANT. Bilbao festival will host the premiere of the series “Wayward pin” in collaboration with FOX Spain, starring Matt Dillon and written and directed by filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan, known for films like “Signs” or “Sixth Sense”.
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Musika-Musica Festival 2015 looks back to the Baroque with two great masters: Handel and Bach

The great geniuses of Baroque, Handel and Bach, will be the stars of Musika-Music Festival 2015, to be held in Bilbao on March 6, 7 and 8. Organized by Bilbao 700 Foundation and sponsored by Bilbao City Council, the great festival of classical music will be held at the Euskalduna with the title ‘Passionate Handel & Bach Pasioz beterik’.
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Mumford and Sons and Of Monsters and Men join the Bilbao BBK Live lineup

Mumford & Sons will be another of the grand names to perform at the tenth edition of Bilbao BBK Live. The British band will offer the Biscay capitol their only 2015 festival concert in Spain. Together since 2007, the band quickly stood out in what was then called the ‘West London folk scene’. Read more

Thinking Football Film Festival 2015

Thinking Football Film Festival is a film and football festival with a social theme organized by the Athletic Club Foundation and Sala BBK, with the collaboration of the Bilbao City council. The festival will be taking place between the 9th and 14th of February 2015 at Sala BBK, with free admission to all screenings.
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Bilbao will host BilbaoPraxis Meeting, a scientific conference at the highest level on cancer in March

On March 5-6, AlhóndigaBilbao will host BilbaoPraxis Meeting, a scientific conference at the highest level bringing together professionals, patients and administration about the holistic approach to cancer under the slogan “Cancer, more than a disease” .
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alt-J and Azealia Banks lead the five new acts to perform

The Bilbao BBK tenth edition has, from today, added five new acts to the bill. alt-J is one of the most important amongst these newcomers. Formed in 2007 in Leeds, the bands debut album ‘An Awesome Wave’ was released in May 2012 in Europe, and four months later in America. Read more

Zara Mcfarlane and Christian Mcbride will be the stars of ’365 Jazz Bilbao’ in the first part of this season

The best jazz returns to Bilbao Bilbao hand in hand with Bilbao 700 Foundation with superb concerts throughout the year. Thus, international artists and groups already established statewide will flood the halls and hotels in the City satisfying an already loyal audience and becoming a cultural reference option. Read more

Warner Bros takes Bilbao’s side for the preview of the last film by Wachovski brothers in the State

Warner Bros. Pictures Spain and Bilbao City Council will organize the preview in the State of the last and anticipated film by Wachovski brothers, creators of the Matrix trilogy among other films, and with Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne and Sean Bean in the leading roles. Read more

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series will dive into Bilbao estuary again in late september

Following the success of the first stop on our Estuary last September in Bilbao, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2015 will repeat location. La Salve Bridge, where 52,000 people gathered last September 20 (during the event) to watch the spectacle of the best jumpers in the world, will witness the best diving from 27 meters high. Read more