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The ‘Euskara ala ezkara’ cycle: A look at the digital environment

5 October, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

  • The cycle Euskara ala ezkara, with Euskera and culture as its main thrusts, will reflect on the presence of Euskera in digital space.
  • The association, Elgoibarko Izarra, the municipality of Elgoibar and the PuntuEUS Foundation have jointly prepared a complete one-day program composed of talks, research, round tables and concerts.
  • The event will be held on October 5 at the IMH Institute of Elgoibar, and the price of enrollment will be 35 euro.

The presence of Euskera in the digital environment will be the subject of reflection on October 5, within the cycle, Euskara ala ezkara. Revolving around culture, the event seeks to analyze the presence of Euskera in the digital world with a program suitable for the general public prepared by Elgoibarko Izarra, the municipality of Elgoibar, and the PuntuEUS Foundation. From 9:30 to 17:30, there will be conferences, research presentations and concerts at the IMH Institute of Elgoibar. There will also be occasion to enjoy lunch, and the price of enrollment is 35 euro.

16 specialists on the subject will meet in Elgoibar to reflect on the presence of Euskera in the digital environment. The event will connect different points of view regarding – among other questions – the use of langage and its transformation, the Euskera brand, digital skills in education, digital sovereignty, and leisure.

The cycle is being organized this year in collaboration between Elgoibarko Izarra Euskaltzaleon Topagunea, the municipality of Elgoibar and the PuntuEUS Foundation.

The Euskara ala ezkara cycle, to be organized in honor of the writer and promoter of Euskera, Gotzon Garate, is in its eleventh edition this year.


9:30: Welcome to Elgoibar!

9:45 AM: To wake up… Jokin Trikitixa

10:00 AM: Why should Euskera be present in the digital environment? Josu Waliño

10:30 AM: Are we really present in the digital world?

– Is Euskera there? Ainhoa Arregi

– What about Basque culture? Josu Landa

11:30 AM: Coffee and biscuits

12:00 PM: Do we socialize what we have in the digital world?

– Why is it important to socialize what we have? Harkaitz Zubiri

– Euskera on the networks. The new brand: Angeriñe Elorriaga

13:00: Round table: Digital Sovereignty: How and what for Leire Palacios, Asier Garaialde, Gorka Julio and Xabier Landabidea

1:45 PM: Technological media in the official education of Euskera and the Basque Culture: Imanol Epelde

2:15 PM: Pincho-based food

3:30 PM: Txantxangorria kantuan! Gabi de la Maza

4:00 PM: Presentation of the laboratory of source code poetry written in Euskera: Manex Garaio y Bertol Arrieta

4:30 PM: Mauriziak ez dau inor hil!: Ines Osinaga and Lorea Argarate

5:30 PM: Closing


5 October, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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