“Bilbao Basque Fest”, over 200 activities for Easter Week
After two years of absence due to the pandemic, Bilbao will once again enjoy the Basque culture festival from 13 to 17 April with more than 200 activities, most of them free of charge, related to gastronomy, music, herri kirolak, cinema...
Organised by the City Council, and even with precautionary measures against COVID-19, its main objective is to revitalise the city, to attract tourists and visitors from the surrounding area and to offer a quality proposal to the people of Bilbao who stay in the city during these dates.
The musical programme of Bilbao basque FEST is extended to 6 hotels and 5 bars and restaurants in the city with the cycles "Hotel Basque Music" and "Taberna Live Music". The hotels Silken Indautxu, Carlton, Barceló-Nervión, Gran Bilbao, Vincci Consulado and Catalonia, and the bars and restaurants Azkena Bilbao, Shake, Nave 9, Crazy Horse and Badulake will offer a varied selection of LIVE music that will fill these spaces with life every night of Bilbao Basque FEST. Likewise, the Kafe Antzokia will hold the "Bilbao Basque FEST Rock City" every night with the best Basque rock bands.
Bilbao will once again enjoy the Basque culture festival from 13 to 17 April with more than 200 activities
Once again this year, the Txoko Gourmet, located in the Arenal, will be the epicentre of Basque gastronomy at Bilbao Basque FEST. Visitors will be able to taste and purchase zero kilometre products from many Basque regions such as Aiaraldea, Iparralde, Rioja Alavesa, Durangaldea, Enkarterri, Gorbeialdea, Urdaibai, Uribe Jataondo, Urola Kosta, Goierri and Tolosaldea.
This space will also provide the opportunity to participate in mini cooking workshops and express tastings of top quality products such as Idiazabal cheese, beer from Iparralde, cider from Durangaldea, chocolate from Tolosaldea, txakoli from Uribe and Urdaibai or sourdough bread from Enkarterri, among others.
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