Eihera Mintzo

Euskal Mitologia & Izpiritutasun

The Millhouse Speaks

Basque Mythology & Spirituality


San Francisco Basque Cultural Center

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

The eleventh edition of Basque Cultural Day will explore Basque Mythology & Spirituality and will feature four distinguished speakers.


Below is the tentaive schedule which will be finalized by the end of summer.


Admission to the program is free of charge with the exception of the evening dinner show, featuring Aire Ahizpak.

Presentations            Dinner Show          More Information



HITZALDI ZATI BAT - Presentations - 1:00pm-4:15pm

The following distinguished speakers will be featured:


Mia Arostigui


Mia Arostigui will present her research on the works which depict Basque mythological creatures, superstition, and characters from folklore purely based off of Basque artistic elements and writings.


Begoņa Echeverria


Begoņa Echeverria, Associate Professor at UC Riverside will present her book The Hammer of Witches: A Historical Novel.

Miren Asumendi


Miren Asumendi will present the Basque mythological character Laminak along with related art work and writings.

Denise Orpustan-Love


Denise Orpustan-Love will present her book The Mill House Speaks: Seven Pathways to Our Ancestral Basque Homeland.






Dinner Show with Aire Ahizpak


The day's presentations will conclude with a six course dinner at the Basque Cultural Center, 7:00pm and will be followed by a concert by the renowned Basque folk singing trio Aire Ahizpak of Urepele, Lower Navarre. Please make your pre-paid reservations by mailing a check, payable to the “BEO”, to BEO, P.O. Box 31861, San Francisco, CA 94131-0861, by October 21st. The cost is $50 per person and includes a complimentary raffle ticket for prizes (children under 12 $15).

For any questions please contact Nicole Sorhondo at 415-285-0748 or at I
nfo@BasqueEd.org .





In collaboration with the
Basque Cultural Institute