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2010-11-03 10:31
Last modified: 2010-11-03 12:33
Translated by: Leire Gaceo Melgosa

ENE SARIA awards V edition

In this ENE Prize V. edition will be awarded the work done on behalf of Basque by each Basque Center, regardless of size, throughout the year.

In 1948 Eusko Ikaskuntza- Basque Studies Society established the Basque Language Day which since has been celebrated yearly throughout the world on December 3rd. Determined to promote the language as part of a cultural heritage with an international reach, the Basque Studies Society presents organizations outside of the Basque Country the first edition of ENE SARIA, an award that is granted to the organization that has excelled the most by their work and their evolution in the dissemination, teaching, and promotion of the language.

The winner will be publicly recognized and will receive an iron and steel reproduction of the anagram designed for the ENE (Euskararen Nazioareko Eguna – International Basque Language Day) by artist Nestor Basterretxea.

Terms and Conditions

Any organization outside the Basque Country that carries out Basque language promotional work. By promotional work we mean the spreading of the Basque language and its expressions: teaching, written literature, oral literature, cinema… and other creative work.

The Prize
The Prize consists of public recognition and an iron and steel reproduction of the anagram designed for the ENE (Euskararen Nazioarteko Eguna - International Basque Language Day) Prize by artist Nestor Basterretxea.

A panel of judges designated by Eusko Ikaskuntza-Basque Studies Society will decide who the winner is.
The judges will take into account both quantitative and qualitative aspects, and any innovations in terms of promotional methods.
The judges may decide not to award the prize if it considers this should be the case.

Nominations Procedure
Any organizations interested in participating are to send EuskoSare ( a summary – that is not to exceed the equivalent of five 8 x 11 pages on their activities, in as much detail as they deem necessary for the judges to decide: date of foundation of the organization; history of its activities up to the present day; current activities on the Basque language; if appropriate, the number of students, publications and other similar information; awards and prizes obtained; etc.

The deadline to send nominations is November 25, 2010 at 24:00.
The decision of the judges will be made public on December 3, the International Basque Language Day.

Any incidents in the organization of the prize will be dealt with within EI-BSS.