A documentary history includes 37 years of dance festival Basauri.
Basauri (Vizcaya), Sept. 15 .- The nearly four decades of history of Basque dance festival "Euskal Herriko Dantza Agerketa" organized in Basauri, have been included in a documentary, 25 minutes long, produced by journalist and former Director of Immigration of the Basque Government Omer Oke.
This work, which will be screened at Basauri during the thirty-eighth edition of this festival, which will run from 17 to 19, gaia gold, September, offers a tour of the thirty-seven editions already held in the sample, characterized in that the participating groups offer only the native dances of their respective municipalities and counties.
The book intersperses interviews with the organizers to records and posters of the different functions of the festival, which each year brings together groups coming from different points of Euskadi, Navarra and the Basque Country, Star Trek Gold, French.
Speaking to , Omer Oke explained today that the idea of producing this documentary came about after the Basauri dance groups who organize this show of dancing you propose to edit a promotional video of five minutes long.
"Seeing all the material he had, the lot of years that have been doing the festival and the importance to disseminate, sto credits, the cultural heritage, I proposed making a documentary," he stressed.
Omer Oke, author until now feature "The cause of Kripan" and "Querida Bamako", both on the emigration and the African reality, considered "very interesting" the realization of this work.
He has also stressed the importance of the work of the Basque traditional dance groups involved in the sample and the festival itself, because it "serves to keep the folk heritage of the community."
In the next edition of this festival will take part Deustuko groups Andraka, Bilbao; Untzueta, de Alava; Goizaldi of Guipuzcoa; Oinak Arin, the French Basque country, and Barde, Ribera de Navarra. 1010592