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The History of the Basque Irrintzi ūüďú

The History of the Basque Irrintzi ūüďú

Kaixo Bihotz Lovers!
Have you ever heard an irrintzi?

 

 

The word irrintzi refers originally to the traditional Basque folk high-pitched scream used to express celebration or happiness. The irrintzi is the blood-chilling yell that originated in the Pyrenees thousands of years ago, rising from a hundred throats as Basque warriors leaped from crags, terrorizing invaders.
 
What is an Irrintzi?

Our 10 favourite Basque proverbs ūüďĚ

Our 10 favourite Basque proverbs ūüďĚ

Kaixo Bihotz Lovers, 

Do you want to learn some useful Basque expressions?

 

Get a paper and a pencil, you're¬†ready to go:¬†ūüďĚ

 

1. A, zer parea! Karakola eta barea!

"Oh, what a pair, a snail and a slug."
Said of people who share similar defects or habits, and spend time together.

 

 

2. Aberats izatea baino, izen ona hobe.

"Rather than being rich, a good name is better."
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Bihotz goes boom boom ūüíď

Bihotz goes boom boom ūüíď

In Bihotz Paris we love listening to music!

Music is fun and it gives you an inside look into the way people express themselves. We encourage you to listen to Basque music as it's a great way to learn this wonderful language.

This is why we've decided to create several playlists for you, based on our favourite and timeless love songs, from Basque and French individual artists, bands and composers.

It seems like a great opportunity to find artists and songs that you didn't know before!

Let's sing & dance all together!

 

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Best Basque Gift Ideas ūüéĀ

Best Basque Gift Ideas ūüéĀ

Kaixo Bihotz Lovers,

Whether you're looking for a nice Basque gift for your beloved one or if you want to give yourself an affordable but AWESOME and eco-friendly present in Euskera, you can find below ideas that are guaranteed to please. Help yourself!

 

Bihotz T-shirt

The perfect gift for your romantic and sensitive friend. She might not find it easy to fall profoundly in love, as such love demands a combination of many virtues that...


Introducing you to Bihotz Paris ‚̧

Introducing you to Bihotz Paris ‚̧

Bihotz Paris, a sustainable Basque fashion brand

Bihotz Paris is a sustainable fashion brand which aims to promote Basque language or Euskera internationally. To do so, we use environmentally friendly materials, including organic cotton. Our products are certified which ensures that no harmful chemicals have been used in any process of the cotton cycle. Basque or Euskera is one of the oldest languages in Western Europe. Wanna discover more?  

Bihotz Paris Basque Brand

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