Associations and organizations

BERTSOZALE ELKARTEA

The Association of the friends of Bertsolaritza (improvised oral poetry).

DURANGOKO AZOKA

Website of the Basque Book and Disc fair that is held annually in Durango.

GREMIO DE EDITORES DE EUSKADI

This website offers information about the Association of the publishers of the Basque Country as well as details about all the associated publishing houses of the Basque Country.

EUSKAL IDAZLEEN ELKARTEA - EIE

Association of Basque writers, founded with the aim of defending the moral and professional rights of Basque writers.

EUSKAL ITZULTZAILE, ZUZENTZAILE ETA INTERPRETEEN ELKARTEA - EIZIE

Association of Translators, Correctors and Interpreters of Basque Language. It protects the rights of the professionals who work as translators or interpreters from or into Basque.

EUSKAL PEN KLUBA

The Basque Pen club. The objective of this organization is to defend the writers that suffer the consequences of oppressive regimes. It is accepted in the international organization International PEN.

EUSKALTZAINDIA

Website of Euskaltzaindia, the Royal Academy of the Basque Language.

EUSKO IKASKUNTZA

Scientific cultural entity, founded as an instrument for the development of Basque culture.

GALTZAGORRI ELKARTEA

Association whose goal is to promote and publicise children's and young people's literature written in Basque.

IDAZLE ESKOLA

School for writers who want to improve their writing skills in Basque.

IKEDER

The first literary agency of the Basque Country which represents different writers: Bernardo Atxaga, Harkaitz Cano, Mikel Valverde and Kirmen Uribe, amongst others.

PERIFERIAK

A project created by Ixiar Rozas and Mario Malventi. It organises workshops, talks and exhibitions about literature and other cultural fields in Bilbao and in San Sebastian.

SAUTRELA

Television program about literature offered by the Basque television station ETB.

UEU

Basque summer university. Cultural organization that works at university level.

XENPELAR DOKUMENTAZIO ZENTROA

A centre that keeps all documentation concerning "bertsolarismo" (Basque improvised poetry).