Basque women burned for witchcraft by a “fanatic” magistrate

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the Pays Basque Was it a haunt of witches, “sorginak” in Basque, in the 17th century? The strange language spoken by the population, the autonomy left to women in society when the men went fishing, and a fondness for medicinal herbs certainly caught the attention of Pierre de Lancre. This Bordeaux magistrate was appointed in … Read more

Trip to the Basque Country from Mozart to Messiaen at the Ravel Festival – ResMusica

Trip to the Basque Country from Mozart to Messiaen at

More details Ravel Festival in the Basque Country. 1-3-IX-2022.Cambo-les-Bains, Church. 01-IX-2022. Wolfgang-Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Sonatas and Rondo for piano. Kristian Bezuidenhout, pianoforte.Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste. 02-IX-2022. Ralph Vaughan-Williams (1872-1958): Fantasy on a theme by Thomas Tallis; Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Scheherazade; Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986): Requiem op.9. Patricia Petibon, soprano. National Bordeaux Aquitaine Orchestra, Chorus of the … Read more

So far so close – “Sorginak”: rediscovering the witches of the Basque Country

Published on : 06/12/2022 – 07:00 Between the south-west of France and the north of Spain, a whirlwind witch hunt took place in the 17th century, which will mark the spirits. And today, the Basque Country claims the memory of its “Sorginak”, far from folk clichés. Tremble, the witches are back! For nearly 300 years, … Read more

Basque country: meeting with Gorka, local shaman

“Benevolence is the most important word”, concludes after an indefinite time – it seems to have stopped – the man with the drum. The instrument accompanies shamans in all latitudes in order to reach the state of trance; this vehicle to access the spirit world. The quest for spirituality guided Gorka Etxarri from an early … Read more

Basque Country: fifteen months in prison closes parking meter scammers

Hamid Zerdab is 34, Christopher Mohamed 33. They were born and live in Marseille. They are two friends. The teenage son of the second has heart disease. If the two men are in the Basque Country on October 23, it is to consult a specialist in San Sebastian. At least they argue this laudable design. … Read more