Protesters dressed as Darth Vader and stormtrooper from the film series Star Wars take part in a demonstration against military spending and in favour of aid for refugees ahead of the thirtieth anniversary of the referendum on Spain’s membership in NATO, in Bilbao, northern Spain
Yoko Ono poses during the photocall to promote her retrospective exhibition, “Yoko Ono: Half-A-Wind Show”, at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, northern Spain. The 81-year-old Japanese artist and peace activist is also well known as the widow of Beatles member John Lennon.
Actors take part in street theatre organized by the Coordinator of NGO’s of the Basque Country in Bilbao. The organization, an umbrella group for 84 Basque NGO’s, performed Quien es Quien (Who’s Who), an improvised theatrical piece, dressed as bankers, the wealthy and military personnel, handing out fake money to motorists and passers-by. The action was designed to draw attention to what the coordinator claims are the causes of poverty and inequality in the world.
Pedestrians pass the “Spider Maman” steel sculpture by Louise Bourgeois on the waterside in Bilbao, Spain. The country has covered 63.2 per cent of its issuance target for 2013, including short-term bills, after a debt sale yesterday and is open to other forms of funding, an economy ministry official said.
People walk past three men in barrel costumes holding placards against the government’s social cuts during a protest called by several social groups in front of the ruling Basque Nationalist Party headquarters in the northern Spanish city of Bilbao