Basque dancing, bertsolaris and Basque art and theater are all subjects of videos presented in an online presentation by the website Euskal Munduak (Basque World). The website’s exhibit, Batekmila Basque Worlds, is a contemporary and multilingual view of the world of the Basques. The online exhibit includes photos, music, videos, recordings of normal everyday sounds, to showcase the Basque culture. [...]Read more ›
Pop superstar Madonna played the Basque txalaparta when she visited the Basque Country and was very interested in Basque culture, according to an interview with a member of the group Kalakan. Thierry Biscary, one of the members of the musical trio Kalakan, told Euskadi Irratia radio that they met Madonna in 2011. She was vacationing in Guéthary, a Basque coastal [...]Read more ›
Basque festivals are popular — everyone enjoys them, especially the food. Here are a few videos inspired by recent festivals — and the summer festival season has barely started. Video producer Jean Paul Barthe gives a glimpse of the San Francisco Basque Club picnic June 3.Read more ›
Basque group Kalakan was featured in Madonna’s recent World Tour.
Story originally published May, 30, 2012
Pop superstar Madonna has announced that she will be collaborating with the Basque trio Kalakan to remake one of her popular hits “Open Your Heart.” The song is scheduled to be part of her World Tour 2012. Last summer, Madonna took her family on holiday to France and spent several days in the Basque Country. The singer met the Basque [...]Read more ›
The Basque Educational Organization is sponsoring the Day of Navarra – Nafarroaren Eguna — with lectures and activities all related to the region where many of California’s Basque immigrants originated. The event, to be held Saturday Nov. 5 at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco, will feature numerous speakers from the Center of Basque Studies in Reno. An [...]Read more ›