ALBAOLA

Pasaia (Basque Country)

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04/5/2020

THE BASQUE WHALING BOAT

✅ THE ACTIVITY Whaling boats - or scoops - feature on the coats-of-arms of the towns of Basque Country like Hondarribia, Guipuzcoa, Bermeo and Biarritz, dating from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, some indication of how long the history of Basque whaling stretches back. The Basques used harpoons, requiring them to get within a few metres of the whales – evidence not only of the bravery and skill of the crew, but also of the speed and manoeuvrability of the vessel.   ✅ THE...

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03/4/2020

The cancellation of the Pasaia Maritime Festival

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, the 2020 EDITION OF PASAIA MARITIME FESTIVAL IS CANCELLED . Considering the circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Organisers of the Pasaia International Maritime Festival has decided to cancel the 2020 edition, intended for the end of May, as it is not possible to ensure that the required public safety conditions will be met. “We consider that, in today’s context, in view of the information available and with the planned gradual...

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30/3/2020

THE BUILDING OF THE SAN JUAN IN 2019

THE BUILDING OF THE SAN JUAN IN 2019 Last year was a significant milestone in the construction of the San Juan; in 2019 the structure of the hull and of the castles was completed... well, except the sterncastle, as we have reached the roof of the shed! We managed to finish the forecastle, with only a few centimeters to spare, so now it's done, except for some minor details. We also finished the top deck, which is transversally divided in the middle by the dale, a substantial wooden...

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23/3/2020

volveremos

Querid@s amig@s, No es facil la situación que vivimos. De repente, todo ha cambiado. Hemos entrado en un mar desconocido. Ahora veremos hasta dónde es capaz nuestro barco. Y en Albaola sabemos bien que ante la tempestad debemos reaccionar unidos. Igual que en el mar, no se puede avanzar si no somos todos uno.Siempre  ha sido así. Ahora es el momento de sacar lo mejor de nosotros: compañerismo, amor, solidaridad. Ahora todos nos necesitamos los unos a los otros. Ahora como siempre es...

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13/3/2020

THE MUSEUM IS TEMPORARY CLOSED

ALBAOLA MUSEUM will be temporarily closed in compliance with the COVID-19 prevention measures. Sorry for the inconveniences If it is any question please contact us by this email: albaola@albaola.com Thank you so much Albaola team

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11/3/2020

Festival Marítimo de Pasaia

Esta semana han presentado los detalles de la oferta musical que ofrecerá el Festival, el diputado de Cultura, Harkaitz Millán, la alcaldesa de Pasaia, Izaskun Gómez, Amaia Ispizua de la promotora Get in y el director del Pasaia Festival Marítimo, Xabier Agote. El jueves 28 de mayo, después de la gran llegada de los barcos de porte grande, Shtandart, Oosterschelde y Le Marité, Gari actuará en San Pedro. El viernes habrá dos conciertos: en Antxo Celtas Cortos y María Berasarte en Donibane....

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