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Beñat Gaztelumendi

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Gaztelumendi, Beñat
Complet name and surname
Gaztelumendi Arandia, Beñat
1987 Añorga + Añorga < Donostia < Donostialdea < Gipuzkoa < Basque Country


Main specialization

Biographical details

He is from Añorga neighbourhood in Donostia. After finishing his studies at Santo Tomas high school, he continued studying at the university in Leioa where he carried out his Bachelor’s Degree in Audiovisual Communication, a field in which he has done several works later.
Big fan of bertsolaritza since he was a child, he has been part of many bertso-eskolas (bertsolaritza workshops) such as the one in Igeldo, Hernani and Santutxu. He has won many prizes in interschool championships and competitions. He has been member of the team that presides the association of bertsolaris Euskal Herriko Bertsozale Elkartea since 2018.
He has been finalist of the National Bertsolaris Championship in 2013 and 2017. He won the championship in Gipuzkoa in 2015 and he was runner up in the two previous ones, 2007 and 2011.

First steps in bertsolarism

Lehen plaza
Donostiako Igeldo auzoan, bertso antzerki batean, Igeldoko bertso eskolakoekin.