Events of Basque art and culture, its traditions or our rural sport that I have selected to enjoy in the company of my family and friends in September 2023. But I also want to share it with the clients and visitors of the Aitor Delgado Tours website!

The clients of Aitor Delgado Tours also receive this information in a personalized way in their tours. I suggest only the Basque culture activities in September 2023 that I am sure would fit into your travel plan and interests.


Basque culture activities in Bilbao and Biscay in September 2023

  • Oskar Kokoschka. A rebel from Vienna. Great retrospective of the Austrian artist. In collaboration with the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From March 17th to September 3rd.
  • Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. Exhibition of the work of the London writer and artist, who is recognized for her portraits of timeless characters captured in everyday moments of happiness, camaraderie and solitude. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From March 31st to September 10th.
  • “Yayoi Kusama: 1945 until today” exhibition. 200 paintings, sculptures, performances, moving images, large-scale installations, and archival material by the famous Japanese artist. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From June 27th to October 8th.
  • Grease, the musical. Rock and roll musical about the complexities of friendships, personal values, love and more. Euskalduna Palace. From August 17th to September 3rd.
  • The choir boys. Musical. Music and art as an incentive for personal growth. Forgotten boys and girls, of innocence, of play, of love and even of effort and enthusiasm. Arriaga Theater. From August 17th to September 10th.
  • Mayumana: Impulse. Show that tells the story of life’s journey through music, rhythm, movement and emotions in perfect harmony. Euskalduna Palace. September 7th to 10th.
  • Bilbao Symphony Orchestra. Basque music for newly created symphony orchestra. Orchestra director: Yalda Zamani. Champs Eliseos Theater. September 21st.
  • Hangar 52. The magician Yunke, magic world champion. Elegant and powerful, with hypnotic strength and dazzling staging. Arriaga Theater. From September 21st to 24th.
  • Flamenco musical ‘Carmen’. New and different composition of today’s society based on Bizet’s script. Choreography by Jesús Carmona. Euskalduna Palace. September 23rd.
  • Picasso sculptor. Matter and body. Sculpture as an expression of art, comparable to painting, drawing, engraving or ceramics. Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. From September 29th to January 14th, 2024.


Basque culture events in Vitoria-Gasteiz and Alava

  • Nicolas Tarkhoff (1871-1930). 9 works by the Russian painter from the Tubacex de Llodio Group Art Collection. Alava Museum of Fine Arts. From February 23rd to October 15th.
  • Exhibition: Person, photo, copy. The artist Julia Spínola presents her new creations and her previous works. Artium Museum of Vitoria-Gasteiz. From June 2nd to September 10th.
  • Celedón magazine, apology for the Vitoria fiesta (1918-1935). Temporal exposition. Fournier Museum of Playing Cards in Álava, BIBAT. From June 8th to October 15th.
  • Theatre: Álava Squares 2023. Circuit of Street Arts in the squares of the province of Álava. 41 theater, clown, dance and circus shows. From June 3rd in Oyón and Nanclares de Oca, to September 9th in Zambrana.
  • Interconnected. New temporary sample. Selection of the new arrivals that have occurred in the Alava Fine Arts Museum in recent years. From June 29th to January 31st, 2024.
  • Festival EatCulture. Festival of local gastronomy and products km 0, accompanied by culture. Fiesta Brasileña, Fiesta Mexicana and Fiesta Años 70 y 80; and more activities of humor, magic… Villa-Lucía. From June 30th to September 8th.
  • FesTVal – Vitoria-Gasteiz Television Festival. Festival exclusively for television in Spain. Plaza de España, the Palacio de Villasuso and the Teatro Principal. September 4th to 10th.
  • Magialdia. International Magic Festival, in the streets of Vitoria-Gasteiz. Most prestigious magicians from around the world. September 11th to 17th.
  • ‘Harmony in motion’: Concert by the Municipal Band. Dancers of the National Dance Company Celia Dávila and Daniel Lozano. Choreography by local dancer Arantzazu Susunaga. Principal Theatre. September 20th.
  • ‘Musical Adventures’: Concert by the Municipal Band within the cycle ‘Music in the Open Air’. Secret Water Garden. September 29th.


Enjoy Basque culture in San Sebastian and Gipuzkoa in September 2023

  • “Moilak (in the Basque language: ports). Traditionally Innovative“. Seaports are accesses or doors that open or close depending on the prevailing economic, political and diplomatic circumstances. Places of transfer of people, goods, ideas, projects and cultures. Basque Maritime Museum of San Sebastian. From February 16th to January 26th, 2024.
  • “Balenciaga. Character”. Second exhibition of the curatorial series focused on what makes “a Balenciaga” recognizable. Cristobal Balenciaga Museum. March 17th to January 14th, 2024.
  • Exhibition of the British artist Phyllida Barlow. Gravity, mass and materiality as elements of union between both artists. Zabalaga Farmhouse, Chillida Leku Museum. From May 24th to October 22nd.
  • Exhibition “Traveling to paint. Sorolla in San Sebastian”. One hundred years after the death of the painter Joaquín Sorolla. San Telmo Museum. From June 15th to October 17th.
  • Basque League of Traineras. Regattas with popular festivities. San Sebastián, Hondarribia, Orio, Pasaia, Zarautz and Zumaia. From July 1st to September 17th.
  • 84th San Sebastian Musical Fortnight. Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Plural Ensemble, Ballet Preljocaj, Chamber Orchestra of Europe… Kursaal Auditorium. From August 3th to September 1st.
  • Flag of La Concha. Traditional regattas, with more than 130 years of existence. La Concha Bay, San Sebastian. September 3rd and 10th.
  • Carmen, The Flamenco Musical. Óscar de Manuel has created this musical based on the homonymous work by Bizet. Guest Artists: Jesús Carmona and Antonio Molina «El Choro». Kursaal Auditorium. September 9th.
  • Peter, The Musical by Theater Properties. Cataloged as the Best Large Format Family Musical of the year in Spain. Victoria Eugenia Theatre. September 13th to 17th.
  • Zinemaldia. 71st San Sebastian International Film Festival. This year the Donostia Prize is awarded to the actor Javier Bardem. September 22nd to 30th.


You can also ask us about Basque culture activities if you have booked or are enjoying one of our custom and private tours in September 2023.

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August 4, 2023