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Xenpelar Documentation Conference will focus on traditional Basque songs

It will be in 27th October at Subijana in Villabona, from 18:30 on.

Xenpelar Documentation Conference has been organised by the third time in a row: the appointment will be at Subijana in Villabona in 27th October, from 18:30 on.

The conference analyzes the overall situation of documentation in oral disciplines, and this edition will focus on the heritage of Basque traditional songs. Participants will be Jon Bagues (Eresbil), Igone Etxebarria (Labayru), Jean Mixel Bedaxagar (Sü Azia) and Maite Deliart (Euskal Kultur Erakundea).

This conference stemmed from the aim of promoting and disseminating several reflections regarding documentation and related to oral artistic disciplines in the Basque Country. This initiative is organized by the area of Ahozko Elkargunea, which is the meeting point for oral artistic disciplines from the Basque Country where they share their experiences with each other and join forces to organize this kind of activities together. The last two years documentation in drama and tale books were analyzed.

Mintzola Ahozko LantegiaEuskal Kantuzaleen Elkartea and Koldo Mitxelena Liburutegia carried out the initiative, along with the help of the following associations: BADOK and Artxibategi, Liburutegi eta Dokumentazio Zentroetako Profesionalen Euskal Elkartea (ALDEE).