What to do in the Basque Country Events – Agenda April 2020

TRADITIONS, ART, MUSIC, EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS BASQUE AGENDA. APRIL 2020.

A list of best events for the traveller in April 2020 in the Basque Country (Spain & France) selected by Aitor Delgado Tours. Cities: Bilbao, San Sebastian, Rioja, Guernica, Biarritz, Bayonne, Vitoria-Gasteiz,… 

Please, note that some of the events below may change due to regulations to control Covid-19.

Zarautz Parrilan: Championship of grills of the Basque Country.
The best grills will cook grilled meat and fish.
In Zarautz.  the Plaza Munoa. April from 24th until 26th

Regarding traditions and festivities in Basque region:

  • In Astigarraga. Season of the Basque Cider. The main area in the Basque Country is in Astigarraga (near San Sebastián). There are some 51 Basque cider houses in Guipúzcoa, 10 in Vizcaya and 2 in Alava. The cider season begins on January 15th and runs until May 24th.
  • In Ordizia. Agricultural Fair. Farm products fair. Every Wednesday.
  • In Hondarribia. Agricultural Fair. Sale of local products, Wednesdays at Damarri Plaza and Saturdays at the Port.
  • In Mungia. Peasant Market. Exhibition and sale of farm products. Every Friday.
  • In Bilbao. Gure Lurreko Merkatuak. Market of products of the hamlets of Bizkaia, made in a traditional way by their farmers, with Basque varieties and native breeds. Slow food, natural and local foods. Tinglados del Arenal. Every Saturday.
  • In Tolosa. Agricultural Fair. Farm products fair. Every Saturday.
  • In Irun. Agricultural Fair. Vegetable Fair. Every Saturday.
  • In Bilbao. Flower and plant market. Flowers and plants grown and collected directly by local producers. A melting pot of colors and smells. Tinglados del Arenal. Every Sunday.
  • In Llodio. Cattle market. Exhibition and sale of products. Sample of cattle, sheep, horses and goats. Stone drag by oxen. April 3rd.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. The Napoleonic Market. It gathers, during a whole weekend, more than 140 stalls of gastronomy and local products. In addition there are activities, performances, theaters, parades, recreations and characters from the time of the French occupation for all audiences. Arriaga Park. From April 3rd until 5th.
  • In Bilbao. IX Spring Handicraft Fair. Exhibition and sale of crafts and agrofood. April 3rd until 13th.
  • In Tolosa. Ardo zuri Txokoa. IV edition. Tasting of different white wines. April 4th.
  • In Mutriku. XXV edition Verdel day. Popular tasting of greenfish. April 4th.
  • In Aia. Txakoli Wine Day. 20 producers of the Getaria Denomination of Origin from Aia, Getaria and Zarautz villages, will show their products on April 5th.
  • In Larrabetzu. Txorierri Txakoli Wine Day. Tasting of txakoli from Txorierri. April 5th.
  • Easter is celebrated all over the Basque Country from April 5th until 13th this year, and these are the best places to see something different in your visit: 
  • Segura (Gipuzkoa) and Balmaseda (9th and 10th). These have famous living performance by locals representing the last days of Jesus Christ life from the 1600s.
  • Bilbao and Vitoria and other smaller towns have traditional parades which take out of the churches images and march in an old traditional penitent dressing (dressing that some foreigners wrongly confused by some foreigners with Ku Klux Clan costumes).
  • Hondarribia. Religious processions dating back to the begining of the 1600s. 
  • Laudio - Llodio, Alava - Araba, The Traditional "Friday of Sorrows". A festival originally granted by the Christian Catholic Church to the locals to enjoy meat during Easter. Nowadays a lively market to see Basque farmers showing best of their horses, goats, sheeps, cattle, etc. Exhibit of Basque Traditional Sport of stone pulling by oxes. 
  • Bergara. Ramos Saturday Fair. On the eve of Palm Sunday, the city of Bergara organizes a cattle and agricultural fair. It is preceded by a bertsolaris festival on Friday night.
  • In Bilbao. Basque Fest. Exhibitions of art, dance and street theater, children's entertainment, craft fairs, concerts, samples of Basque design and traditional sports exhibitions. From April 8th until 12th.
  • In Durango. TopaKlown 2020 clown meeting. From April 8th to 12th.
  • In Bilbao. Basque Fest Gourmet. Exhibition space of tourist regions of Euskadi with information about its destinations and its enogastronomic attractions, free express tastings, workshops and activities. From April 9th until 11th.
  • In Bayonne. Ham Fair. For Bayonne, the ham fair is a highlight, convivial, unmissable, the honor of a terroir and traditional craftsmanship. Quais of Nive. From April 9th until 12th.
  • In San Sebastian. Spring Fair. Exhibition and sale of crafts. April 9th to 19th.
  • In Biarritz. Antiques fair. Antiques - Vintage - Contemporary art. Halle d'Iraty. From Abril 10th to 13th.
  • In Tolosa. Karacol Saltsa. Snail tasting. April 11th.
  • In Ordizia. Shepherd’s Day. Exhibition and sale of rams. Tasting of lamb. Presentation of the new Idiazabal Cheese campaign. Artisan products from Goierri. April 15th.
  • In Bayonne. Resilient. Cia "Flamencos de Luz". La Luna Negra. April 17th and 18th.
  • In Villabona. V Craft beer fair of the Basque Country. April 18th.
  • In Elciego. Market of the flower and the orchard. IX Exhibition and sale of: plants, vegetables, preserves, ornamentation, machinery for garden and vegetable garden. April 18th.
  • In Bilbao. Agricultural Fair of Santutxu. Sale and exhibition of farm products. April 19th.
  • Biarritz. Spring Market. Nearly 150 boutiques in Biarritz offer the largest brands at the best prices. Ready-to-wear, lingerie, shoes, fashion accessories, luggage, perfumes and beauty products, home decoration, table linen and home.... From April 24th until 26th.
  • In Zarautz. Zarautz Parrilan: Championship of grills of the Basque Country. The best grills will cook grilled meat and fish. Two juries, one professional and one popular. And many other activities: lectures, popular food, pintxos tasting.... At the Plaza Munoa. April from 24th until 26th.
  • In Errenteria. XXXII edition of Cider Day. Tasting of different ciders of the Basque Country. Demonstration of apple picking and old cider production. April 25th.
  • In Bayonne. Baionan Kantuz: Basque Chants Traditionals. Place Lacarre April 25th.
  • In Biarritz. Disco Fever or Saturday night fever… Relive the fervor of the disco years for an exceptional evening!! More than 12 artists on stage! Gare Du Midi Theater. April 25th.
  • In Aia. XVII Fair of collection plants. Iturraran Botanical Garden. April 25th & 26th.
  • In Ujue, Navarre. Religious Pilgrimage which dates back to 1043 A.D. The pilgrimages to Ujué arises from the neighbors of Tafalla to thank the Virgin for her victory in the battle against the King of Aragon. April 26th
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Feast of San Prudencio and Our Lady of Estíbaliz.. From April 27th until May 1st.

XIV Feline International Exhibition.
AMOBS-STAR is a feline club that organizes exhibitions
reserved for purebred cats with pedigree.
In Irun. April 4th and 5th.

Regarding arts and exhibits in Basque region:

  • In Bilbao. Exhibition: ABC. The alphabet of the Bilbao Museum. With this expo the 110th birthday of the museum is celebrated. Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. From October 6th, 2018 until December 30th, 2020.
  • In Bilbao. J. S. Elkano. Behind the footprint. He delves into the biography of Juan Sebastian Elkano (1487 / 88-1526), and allows him to follow his vital mark, before, during and after the first circumnavigation of the Earth. Maritime Museum. From June 26th, 2019 until June 26th, 2020.
  • In Bilbao. Egypt in Bilbao. Replicas by hand of several of the most notorious monuments of Egypt, along with other sculptures, sarcophagi and objects of ancient Egypt. Deusto Expo Center. From July 27th, 2019 until April 30th, 2020.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Elena Mendizabal: Sculpture. It also shows a series of photographs, drawings or collages, of which the exhibition incorporates significant pieces. Artium Museum. From November 8th, 2019 until May 3rd, 2020.
  • In Hernani. Eduardo Chillida: Seeking the light expo. From a trip that the sculptor made in 1963 through Greece, Italy and French Provence in which he discovers new concepts around light and architecture. Squeak Leku. From December 6th, 2019 until June 1st 2020.
  • In Bilbao. Olafur Eliasson: In real life. Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson places the viewer's experience at the core of his art. Guggenheim Museum. From February 14th until June 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Richard Artschwager. Exhibition co-organized by the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and MART - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto. From February 28th until May 10th.
  • In Getaria. Fashion and Heritage: Cristóbal. It puts the focus on Cristóbal Balenciaga himself and the imprint he has left behind as a person through various objects that belonged to him and that have been collected in the Museum's collections. Part of the annual program for the 125th anniversary of his birth. Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum. From February 29th to June 22nd.
  • In San Sebastian. Basque Country Symphony Orchestra. Sheherazade: Beethoven, Bartok and Rimsky-Korsakov. Kursaal Palace. March 30th and April 1st.
  • In Bilbao. Gutun Zuria Festival 2020. International Festival of Letters of Bilbao, a meeting point for international, national and local writers and writers with the public, thanks to a format of talks that is close and open to conversation. Azkuna Center. From March 31st until April 4th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Carmen.maquia. Best Dance Show at the 2019 Valencian Performing Arts Awards. Qualified by Chicago Sun as a masterpiece. Antzokia Theater. April 1st.
  • In Bilbao. Noa: "Letters to Bach". Internationally recognized singer. Arriaga Theater. April 1st.
  • In Bilbao. Akram Khan Company: "Outwitting the Devil". Dance. Arriaga Theater. April 3rd and 4th.
  • In San Sebastian. COMIK-D. International comic and manga show with exhibitions and spaces for conversation. Card championships, board games, surprises.... Kursaal Congress Center. From April 3rd to 5th.
  • In San Sebastian. "Requiem," Mozart. Kammerchor Stuttgart and Hofkapelle Stuttgart. Kursaal Auditorium. April 4th.
  • In Irun. XIV Feline International Exhibition. AMOBS-STAR is a feline club that organizes exhibitions reserved for purebred cats with pedigree, founded in the 1990s. Ficoba. April 4th and 5th.
  • In Bilbao. James Rhodes Concerts. Arriaga Theater. April 5th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. From New Orleans to Abbey Road. Municipal Band of Music. Antzokia Theater. April 5th.
  • In Bilbao. Concerts "Jesu, meine Freude". Choral Society of Bilbao and the Diatessaron Ensemble. Choir and motets selection by Juan Sebastian Bach. Arriaga Theater. April 8th.
  • In Biarritz. Beautiful days of the Music Festival. Municipal Casino Theater. From Abril 10th to17th.
  • In Bilbao. “Winterreise” staged concert (winter trip). Cycle of 24 Lieder by Franz Schubert (1797-1828) on poems by Wilhelm Müller (1794-1827). Arriaga Theater. April 15th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Concert by Basque choirs LÁrin. Church of Saint John the Baptist. April 16th.
  • In Bilbao. Bilbao Symphony Concert: The 6th of Dvorák by Shiyeon Sung. Euskalduna Palace. April 16th and 17th.
  • In Biarritz. 3rd Beer Festival edition. More than 400 beers on 2500m². 1st professional and general public festival in Aquitaine entirely dedicated to beer. Halle d'Iraty. From April 17th to19th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Book Fair and Vinyl Record. Harbor grill. From April 17th until 21st.
  • In Bilbao. "Container" Magician Yunke. Up to fifteen spectacular original numbers of the wizard Yunke. Campos Eliseos Theater. April 18th and 19th.
  • In Saint Pée sur. Dance Season - Solos. Five choreographers with diverse aesthetics offer a series of solos for a singular representation rich in emotions. Larreko room. April 19th.
  • In Bilbao. National championship of modern and urban dance of the Basque Country. Bilbao Exhibition Center. April 19th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Technical meeting of the European Green Capital Network. Palace of Congresses Europe. From April 21st to 23rd.
  • In San Sebastian. Day of the book. A good opportunity to buy the latest books published or the classics of literature. Plaza de Gipuzkoa. April 23rd.
  • In Bilbao. Euskalduna Flamenco: Faro. Dance and sing flamenco. Euskalduna Palace. April 23rd.
  • In Bilbao. X Used Vehicles Fair. Bilbao Exhibition Center. From April 23rd to 26th.
  • In San Sebastian. 18th Cinema and Human Rights Film Festival. Victoria Eugenia Theater. From April 23rd until 30th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Concert by Basque choirs Goraki. Church of Saint John the Baptist. April 24th.
  • In Bilbao. Expovacaciones (fair). Raffles, exhibitions, tastings and activities related to the promotion of the tourism sector will be held. Bilbao Exhibition Center. April 24th to 26th.
  • In Bilbao. The Rossini concert: Giovanna D’Arco & Stabat Mater. ABAO Bilbao Opera. Euskalduna Palace. April 25th.
  • In San Sebastian. 2020 Beethoven 250: Beethoven and its time. Kursaal Auditorium. April 26th.
  • In Bilbao. Ainhoa Arteta: The other shore. Latin American music songs. Euskalduna Palace. April 26th.
  • In Biarritz. Oldarra - Men's choir from the Basque Country. Oldarra (meaning moose in Basque) is composed of forty amateur singers. Direction of Iñaki Urtizberea. He interprets, a capella, both religious and secular polyphonic works. Sainte Eugenie Church. April 27th.
  • In San Sebastian. The Golden rule. Basque Country Symphony Orchestra. Bartok and Brahms. Kursaal Auditorium. April 27th and 30th.
  • In San Sebastian. XXIV Gala of the International Dance Day displays a wide range of dance styles, thanks to the altruistic collaboration of dancers and companies, with a special accent on the performers and home formations. Victoria Eugenia Theater. April 29th.
  • In Bilbao. The Golden rule. Basque Country Symphony Orchestra. Bartok and Brahms. Euskalduna Palace. April 29th.
  • In San Sebastian. The Norwegian Radio Orchestra. Kursaal Auditorium. April 29th.
  • In Saint Jean de Luz. Concert by Basque choirs Itsasoa. Church of Saint John the Baptist. April 30th.
  • In Socoa. Puppet show. Show for the youth public. Untxin-Socoa parking. From April 30th to May 3rd.

36th edition of Biarritz Quiksilver Maïder Arostéguy.
It is the oldest surf competition in Europe.
In Biarritz. April 11th until 13th.

Regarding Basque sports: 
  • In Biarritz. Basque ball in tip basket. French Championship "Elite". Every Thursday at 9 p.m. Biarritz Jaï Alaï. February, March, and April. Supplementary day Sunday, April 12th.
  • In Bilbao. 40th Engineers-Deusto Regatta. Each year this Olympic rowing competition pits the Engineer School and University of Deusto crews against each other, two prestigious university centres with over a century of history in teaching and sports. Bilbao River. April 4th.
  • In San Sebastian. 43rd edition of the "San Sebastian City International Chess Open”. This is a very well-known event among chess lovers, and players will come to compete from across the globe. Karmelo Balda pelota court. Anoeta. From March 4th until 10th.
  • In San Sebastian. Half marathon of San Sebastian: 21,097 km. Paseo de la Zurriola. April 5th.
  • In Bilbao. Downhill International Cup. Extreme downhill cycling competition for the UCI World Championship and the Spanish Open. April 5th.
  • Cycling Tour of the Basque Country. The contest in northern Spain is a feast for climbers and puncheurs, as the Basque Country is teeming with sharp hills and mountains. From April 6th to 12th.
  • In Biarritz. 36th edition of Biarritz Quiksilver Maïder Arostéguy. It is the oldest surf competition in Europe. This meeting of the Easter weekend in Biarritz brought together 250 surfers from all over France (Brittany, the Mediterranean, the Landes, the Royal countries, the Basque country) but also Spanish Basques, Italians and other European nationalities. From April 11th until 13th.
  • In Zarautz. Surf World Championship "Pro Surf”. In the programm you can also include: films, several concerts, exhibitions, volleyball, footbal and skate exhibits. From April 15th until 19th.
  • In Vitoria. II Gymnastics International Open. Fernando Buesa Arena Pavilion. April 17th, 18th and 19th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. XXXV Popular Run Vitoria-Gasteiz - Estibaliz: 15,075 km. April 19th.
  • In Biarritz. X Riders. Festival of extreme sports motorcycle and bicycle: Three sessions of 2h15 per day. Halle d'Iraty. April 25th and 26th.

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What to do in the Basque Region - March 2020

Traditions, art, music, events & exhibitions agenda. March 2020 in Basque Country, in the north of Spain and south-west of France.

Things to do in Bilbao, Rioja, San Sebastian, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Biarritz, Bayonne or Pamplona.

In Durango. Durango Ardo Saltsan: Wine and Delicatessen Fair.
March 28th

Regarding traditions and festivities in Basque region:

  • In Ordizia. Agricultural Fair. Farm products fair. Every Wednesday.
  • In Hondarribia. Agricultural Fair. Sale of local products, Wednesdays at Damarri Plaza and Saturdays at the Port.
  • In Mungia. Peasant Market. Exhibition and sale of farm products. Every Friday.
  • In Bilbao. Gure Lurreko Merkatuak. Market of products of the hamlets of Bizkaia, made in a traditional way by their farmers, with Basque varieties and native breeds. Slow food, natural and local foods. Tinglados del Arenal. Every Saturday.
  • In Tolosa. Agricultural Fair. Farm products fair. Every Saturday.
  • In Irun. Agricultural Fair. Vegetable Fair. Every Saturday.
  • In Bilbao. Flower and plant market. Flowers and plants grown and collected directly by local producers. A melting pot of colors and smells. Tinglados del Arenal. Every Sunday.
  • In Astigarraga. Season of the Basque Cider. The main area in the Basque Country is in Astigarraga (near San Sebastián). There are some 51 Basque cider houses in Guipúzcoa, 10 in Vizcaya and 2 in Alava. The cider season begins on January 15 and runs until the end of May.
  • In Sopuerta, Biscay. XLVIII Pork sausage and black pudding contest. Exhibition and sale of other agricultural, livestock and handicraft products. March 1st.
  • In Javier (Navarre). “Javierada”. Pilgrimage to the Castle of San Javier. Old Navarra Tradition dating back to nineteenth century. From March 4th until 16th. First Javierada: March 8th. Second Javierada: March 14th.
  • In Bilbao. Agricultural Fair. Sale and exhibition of farm products in La Ribera Street. March 14th.
  • In Zegama. Beekeeper's Day. XXII Contest of honey from the province of Gipuzkoa. March 15th.
  • In Bakio. St. Joseph Festival. The wineries of Bakio present the txakoli elaborated with the harvest obtained the previous year. March 19th.
  • In Moreda de Alava. IX Olive Oil Fair of Alava. Great opportunity to get to know the world of olive trees and olive oil in the area. Agricultural and food fair. March 22nd.
  • In Okondo. Fair of the Basque house. Our best products, such as legumes, vegetables, vegetables, sausages and pork products, honey, preserves, pâté, wine, cider, bread, sweets and cheese, hand in hand with producers in the area. There will also be crafts, musicals, exhibitions of herri-kirolak (Basque rural sport) and dance performances. March 22nd.
  • In Güeñes. Poultry and gastronomic fair. XXVI Monographic of villain dogs of the encartaciones. Tasting of txakoli Bizkaiko Txakolina. Exhibition and sale of cheese, bread, honey, handicrafts and agricultural products. March 22nd.
  • In Pamplona. Week of the Pintxo. From March 20th until 29th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. XXI Transparent agricultural market. Sale of direct products from farms in Alava. Starring: Álava's potato. Tasting of seasonal products, demonstration of product development and children's workshops. March 28th.
  • In Durango. Durango Ardo Saltsan: Wine and Delicatessen Fair. Eno-gastronomic fair with dozens of wineries from different countries. Posts with delicatessen products, defined by their high quality with Iberian ham, oil, salmon and smoked bonito, Iberian tomato, cheese, anchovies, and coffee. March 28th

In Bilbao. Olafur Eliasson: In real life
Bilbao Guggenheim Museum
From February 14th until June 21st.

Regarding arts and exhibits in Basque region:

  • In Bilbao. Exhibition: ABC. The alphabet of the Bilbao Museum. With this expo the 110th birthday of the museum is celebrated. Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. From October 6th, 2018 until December 30th, 2020.
  • In Bilbao. J. S. Elkano. Behind the footprint. He delves into the biography of Juan Sebastian Elkano (1487 / 88-1526), and allows him to follow his vital mark, before, during and after the first circumnavigation of the Earth. Maritime Museum. From June 26th, 2019 until June 26th, 2020.
  • In Bilbao. Egypt in Bilbao. Replicas by hand of several of the most notorious monuments of Egypt, along with other sculptures, sarcophagi and objects of ancient Egypt. Deusto Expo Center. From July 27th, 2019 until April 30th, 2020.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Elena Mendizabal: Sculpture. It also shows a series of photographs, drawings or collages, of which the exhibition incorporates significant pieces. Artium Museum. From November 8th, 2019 until May 3rd, 2020.
  • In Bilbao. Small-Format Sorolla. Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. From November 20th, 2019 until February 23rd.
  • In Hernani. Eduardo Chillida: Seeking the light expo. From a trip that the sculptor made in 1963 through Greece, Italy and French Provence in which he discovers new concepts around light and architecture. Squeak Leku. From December 6th, 2019 until June 1st 2020.
  • In Bilbao. Olafur Eliasson: In real life. Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson places the viewer's experience at the core of his art. Guggenheim Museum. From February 14th until June 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Zinegoak: XVII Bilbao’s International GayLesboTrans Film and Performing Arts Festival. Bilborock Hall, BilbaoArte and The Golem Cinemas. From February 24th until March 8th.
  • In Bilbao. Richard Artschwager. Exhibition co-organized by the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and MART - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto. From February 28th until May 10th.
  • In Bilbao. Michael’s Legacy. Jackson Dance Company. Campos Eliseos Theater. February 29th and March 1st.
  • In Getaria. Fashion and Heritage: Cristóbal. It puts the focus on Cristóbal Balenciaga himself and the imprint he has left behind as a person through various objects that belonged to him and that have been collected in the Museum's collections. Part of the annual program for the 125th anniversary of his birth. Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum. From February 29th to June 22nd.
  • In Bilbao. The world of fantasy. Jackson Dance Company. A tribute to the best songs of our childhood. Children's show. Champs Elysees Theater. March 1st.
  • In Bilbao. Municipal Music Band of Bilbao. Euskalduna Palace. In March 1st. Songs of the history of the Eurovision Festival. In March 2nd. Sounds of Freedom.
  • In Bilbao. Municipal Band of Txistularis de Bilbao: New compositions by Javier Martínez Campos. Euskalduna Palace. March 2nd.
  • In Bilbao. Marie Chouinard Company: Radical Vitality. Little jewels of the dance of solos and duets. Arriaga Theater. March 6th and 7th.
  • In Bilbao. Musika-Música: International Festival of Classical Music. The outstanding feature of this Festival is its themed nature, as every year the performances focus on a specific period, style or composer. This year 2020 the axis will be "Paris". Euskalduna Palace. From March 6th until 8th
  • In Bilbao. Gustoko. III Artisan and Quality Food Fair. The exhibitors will show and sell their products, in addition to being able to participate in different activities such as training and information days, tastings, showcooking and tastings taught by international professionals. Pavilion 2 of the Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC). From March 6th to 8th.
  • In Bilbao. Lygia Clark. Painting as an experimental field, 1948-1958. Figure of the Brazilian avant-garde, whose innovative work covers more than three decades of painting, sculpture, films, drawings, prints, participatory actions and therapeutic art. Guggenheim Museum. From March 6th until May 24th.
  • In San Sebastian. Nestor Basterretxea exhibition. Famous Basque photographer. Kutxa Kultur Artegunea Room of the International Center of Contemporary Culture Tabakalera. From March 6th to May 31st.
  • In Bilbao. Unpacking. XLV Fair of pieces with a minimum age of 40 years. Bilbao Exhibition Centre. March 7th and 8th.
  • In Bilbao. Old haremills of Les Luthiers. Tour Bilbao, Vitoria-Gasteiz and San Sebastián. It is a compilation of some of the most celebrated Les Luthiers sketches. March 7 and 8 - Kursaal Auditorium of San Sebastián; March 16, 17 and 18 - Euskalduna Palace in Bilbao, and March 20 and 21 - Teatro Principal of Vitoria-Gasteiz. From March 7th to 21st.
  • In Tolosa and Ordizia. Ahoz aho - International Festival of Orality. 22 guests from different countries. Literary stories, scenic games, oral tradition narratives, music poems and many more performances always with the story as a common element among all of them. From March 7th to 28th.
  • In Biarritz. Anne Etchegoyen and the Basque Voices Choir: Emazte (Women). She will be accompanied by her flamenco guitarist maestro Antonio Jimenez, her folk and classical guitarist Jérôme Levatois, as well as the new Basque Voice Choir composed of young professional choristers from the South Basque Country. Casino Theater. March 8th.
  • In San Sebastian. DFERIA. Festival of the performing arts. Theater Fair of San Sebastian. The main objective of the Fair is the performing arts market, interrelating its agents and presenting the latest Basque and international creations. Places: Victoria Eugenia Theater, Principal Theater and other stages. From March 9th until 12th.
  • In Bilbao. The Bodyguard Musical. Campos Theater. From March 12th to April 6th.
  • In Biarritz. The Spring version of the Motorhome Fair. A surface of more than 5,000 m², entirely outside, to present more than 100 motorhomes, new and used, revised and guaranteed for all budgets. Halle d'Iraty. From March 12th until 15th.
  • In San Sebastian. Sevatur, 18th International Exhibition of Evasion and Tourism. 65 exhibitors: transport companies, accommodation, wholesalers, tour operators, travel agencies, active and adventure tourism companies, theme parks and media. Kursaal Palace. From March 13th to 15th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Tour "Locos X La Música": Festival "Locos Vitoria". More than four hours of 90's pop music with live performances: Social Security, Nacha Pop, Invisible Dance, The Guard, Dangerous Friendships and A Penguin in my elevator. Buesa Arena. March 14th.
  • In Biarritz. The Basques have Choir. Basque artists, singers, musicians and dancers. Gare Du Midi Theater. March 14th.
  • In San Sebastian. Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI (Italy). Kursaal Palace. March 15th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Camerata Ireland. Mozart and Beethoven. Great Concerts 2020. Antzokia Theater. March 17th.
  • In San Sebastian. Basque Country Symphony Orchestra: Fantastique - Beethoven and Berlioz. Kursaal Palace. March 17th and 20th.
  • In Vitoria-Gasteiz. Basque Country Symphony Orchestra: Fantastique - Beethoven and Berlioz. Antzokia Theater. March 18th.
  • In Bilbao. Bilbao Symphony Orchestra: Zacharias and Schumann. Euskalduna Palace. March 19th and 20th.
  • In San Sebastian. West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein. Victoria Eugenia Theater. Inspired by Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. From March 19th until 22nd.
  • In Bilbao. Loraldia Festival 2020. Concert "Lau". Alos Quartet, Aukeran and Amaia Elizaran. Basque music and dances. Euskalduna Palace. March 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Break On Stage 2020: International Festival of Urban Cultures. Urban dance, music and urban sports: breakdance, scooter, bmx, urban dance, parkour, beat-box and Cyr Wheel. Bilbao Arena. March 21st.
  • In Bilbao. Basque Country Symphony Orchestra: Fantastique - Beethoven and Berlioz. Euskalduna Palace. March 21st.
  • In San Sebastian. Film Symphony Orchestra: FSO TOUR 19 | 20. The best movie music in concert! Kursaal Palace. March 22nd. Postponed to May 24th.
  • In Bilbao. Bilbao Symphony Orchestra: Amancio Prada and the Spiritual Canticle. Euskalduna Palace. March 26th and 27th.
  • In San Sebastian. Creative Club. Unique professional forum. Three days of presentations, workshops and exhibitions, which end with the delivery of the National Creativity Awards. Kursaal Palace. From March 26th until 28th.
  • In Bilbao. Basque Country Symphony Orchestra. Sheherazade: Beethoven, Bartok and Rimsky-Korsakov. Euskalduna Palace. March 28th.
  • In San Sebastian. Basque Country Symphony Orchestra. Sheherazade: Beethoven, Bartok and Rimsky-Korsakov. Kursaal Palace. March 30th and April 1st.

In Getxo. International Women’s Sailing Cup J80
March 28th and 29th.

Regarding Basque sports:

  • In Getxo. XIV Punta Galea Challenge is one of 7 that form part of the prestigious Big Wave Tour, and the only one held in Europe. One day between November 1st, 2019 until and March 31, 2020.
  • In Bayonne. French Open 2020 in Figure Skating on Rollers. Lauga room. February 29th and March 1st.
  • In San Sebastian. Lilaton. Popular race for women only, 5km. This year is a 31st anniversary. Its purpose is to vindicate the visibility of women's sport. March 1st.
  • In Biarritz. Basque ball in Cesta Punta. France championship. Biarritz Jaï Alaï. March 5th, 12th,19th and 26th.
  • In Bilbao. Bilbao cicloturista. International bicycle tour of Bilbao with a distance of 115 kilometers. With 5 staggered departures every 15 minutes and is suitable for all cyclists. The exit is from the Bridge of Deusto and the arrival will be in the Gran Vía Bilbao. March 15th.
  • In San Sebastian. Spring Race. Coinciding with the beginning of spring, the Donostiarrak Sports Club, and the University of the Basque Country, organize this 10,000-meter race. March 15th.
  • In Biarritz. Contest reserved for Archers. Holders of the Handisport License. Halle d'Iraty. Free entry. March 21st, 22nd and 23rd.
  • In San Sebastian. Donostia-Hondarribia Trail. Organized Fortuna Sports Club. Mountain race next to the sea that runs through two protected natural areas: the Jaizkibel and Ulia mountains. March 22nd.
  • In Azkoitia and Azpeitia. Half marathon. Diego Garcia Memorial. It is one of the most important sporting events in Gipuzkoa. This is an open test, with the only requirement of having completed 14 years. Each year more than 1,000 runners participate. March 28th.
  • In Getxo. International Women’s Sailing Cup J80. March 28th and 29th.

And remember, if you are thinking to come to Bilbao, San Sebastian, Rioja, Vitoria, Pamplona or anywhere else in the Basque Country, you can get a better understading on our culture and traditions with a local guide.
 

 contact Aitor Delgado Basque Private Tour Guide


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