Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Aberri Eguna

Aberri Eguna ("Fatherland Day") is a holiday coinciding with Easter Sunday which has its roots in the Basque nationalist movement. It was first organised by the Basque Nationalist Party on 27 April 1932 in Bilbao, then consisting of a demonstration of some 65,000 participants which ended at the Sabino Arana House. 
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It has since become the unofficial Basque national holiday.

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