Death Cafe profile for Iñaki Peña Bandrés

Location: Spain

About Iñaki Peña Bandrés:

I am a doctor of Internal Medicine in the Basque Country, specially focused on Palliative Care.

I have always written and directed a documentary about the grief process in 2013, which title is "Aulki Hutsak" ("Empty Chairs").

What brings you to Death Cafe?

I first hosted a DC in the town of Zarautz (Basque Country) in March 23, 2017, along with nurse Amaia Artze.

It was part of a massive experience coordinated by the Spanish HUCI Project and leadered by Gabi Heras in about 20 cities and towns.

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Death Cafe write up: Death Cafe ZARAUTZ (SPAIN)

Posted by Iñaki Peña Bandrés on March 29, 2017, 11:11 p.m.

It took place on March 23, 2017. In the coastal town of Zarautz (Basque Country), at Hotel Alameda.

Hosted by nurse Amaia Artze and doctor Iñaki Peña, and attended by a total of 14 people:

  • 7 women and 7 men.
  • Below 50 year old 7 people and >50 another 7.
  • 6 health proffesionals, 8 people holding another employment status.

People came from different backgrounds: 

  • One man came from a Christian parish an one couple from a Buddhist community.
  • One 60 year-old woman was going through the anticipatory grief for her husband, ill with cancer.
  • One 40 year-old woman told us about having esoteric experiences.

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