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Beste hitzak

2017-09-20 10:35 —

Eneko Aizpurua will be our fourth Basque writer

He will leave for Friesland in October.

The selection committee of the Beste Hitzak–Other Words programme, in a meeting held on the 18th of September, 2017, selected Eneko Aizpurua Urteaga for the fourth residency of this literary creation project. Aizpurua will be in Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, Friesland (the Netherlands), between October and December of 2017.

Projects of different genres and features were submitted at the fourth open call, and the selection committee was made up of representatives of Donostia Kultura and the Association of Writers in Basque (Euskal Idazleen Elkartea).

Other Words is a partnership programme between cultural organisations in European regions which aims to establish a network of creative placements for European writers in small and minority languages.

The following regions and institutions/associations make up the Other Words project: Donostia Kultura (Basque Country), Foras na Gaeilge (Ireland), Association for Contemporary Art X-OP (Slovenia), Youth Forum Bitola (Macedonia) and Ljouwert/Leeuwarden 2018 (Friesland, the Netherlands).

Beste Hitzak–Other Words will run from 2015 to 2019.