Basque Country Local Customs

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Basque Country Local Customs

  • Fueros and Self-rule in the Basque...

    The fueros were territorial charts which contained the legal framework according to which self-government was exerciced in the different territories of the Basque Country. Based on traditions and customs, they were simultaneously a sort of constitution and a civil and criminal code. Each territory had its own foral or statutory assembly (Junta...

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  • Euskera online

    Euskera / Euskara (Basque) is the co-official language in the Basque country together with Spanish.Some resourcess for learning Basque on the web:The Egun on (Good Morning) online course:http://canales.elcorreodigital.com/euskera/Another course:http://www.santurtzieus.com/gela_irekia/materialak/ikastaro/on_line_index_espa.htmA translator Basque -...

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  • Carnaval

    Carnaval is the fiesta held (normally) the last weekend before the start of Lent. It is celebrated all over Euskadi with everyone dressing up and partying. Tolosa is perhaps the most dynamic Carnaval celebration.

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  • Local Dance

    Euskadi is full of odd tradition, cultural activities and dance. I suggest that you ask a person from the particular locality that you are in as to its significance. These things can be very localised.

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  • Gora Euskadi!

    When travelling in the Basque country, never forget that for most of the locals, this place doesn't belong to Spain. It may be usefull to learn to say the basics like Hello (Agur or Egun on) and thanx (Milesker) in Basque. You can't have an idea about how this simple thing can illuminate faces and bring you a huge smile.

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