Basque Country Arts Agenda for Christmas 2014 and New Year 2015

Here we have a small list of events in the Basque Country during the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015

Regarding arts and exhibits:

  • In Bilbao, in Euskalduna Palace until February 22nd 150 reproductions of the Terracota Army of the burial of the Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Open everyday with different timetables but in general from 10am to 5:30pm.
  • In Bilbao also, in BBK room of Bellas Artes Museum, Hiperrealism 1967 exhibit. Open Wednesday to Monday from 10am to 8pm.
  • In Getaria, "The art of Balenciaga" exhibit from 13th October 2014 to 16th April 2015
  • In Vitoria, in the Basque Museum of Contemporary Art, Artium, Invisible Violence. Until 11th January 2015
  • In Bilbao in Bellas Artes Museum due to the 3rd edition of the International Engraving Festival from 28th October to 9th February the engravings of Mimmo Paladino, one of the best examples of Italian Transavantgarde
  • In Bilbao in Bellas Artes Museum as well the exhibit: The Prado Museum and the Contemporary Artists until 12th January.
  • In Tolosa, Gipuzkoa, a water puppets exhibit in The Puppet Museum
  • In Bilbao, the Guggenheim Museum, has the best of the Guggenheim collection on exhibit (where you can see works by Marc Chagal, Kandinsky or the Basque artists Jorge Oteiza, Chillida, etc.)
  • In Bilbao, Euskal Museoa shows pictures of Miguel de Unamuno until 31st December.
Regarding music:
  • In Bilbao, in Kafe Antzokia Bilbao, the Basque musician Mikel Urdangarin on 27th December.
  • In Vitoria, in Teatro Principal, the Basque musician Kepa Junkera with his small Basque acordion, on 28th December.
  • In Bilbao, in the Palacio Euskalduna, concert by The Orfeon Donostiarra (San Sebastian Orpheon), the Sinfonic Orchestra of Bilbao, the mezzo Agnes Zwierko and Ángel Odena, with Oliver Diaz on 30th December
  • In Bilbao, in the Palacio Euskalduna, concert by the Strauss Festival Orchestra based on Viena New Year Concert, on 1st January
  • In Bilbao the Opera ABAO OLBE presents A TALE OF CHRISTMAS by Inigo Casali in Teatro Arriaga on 3rd and 5th January.

Regarding sports:
  • In Azpeitia, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Errenteria, Galdakao, Güeñes, Hondarribia, Ordizia, Vitoria-Gasteiz and Zarautz, the popular San Silvestre Run on New Year's Eve 31st January.
  • In Azpeitia (Gipuzkoa). Tours in steam train from the Basque Museum of Trains  until 31st December.