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 ›
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The oil paintings of Bob Ithurralde, who became an artist later in life, feature Basque themes.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
An anonymous donor has provided $150,000 to save Los Encinos State Historic Park, which features a landmark Basque ranch and was threatened with closure because of budget cuts. The 5-acre park, in the the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, was one of dozens of California parks slated to be closed because of a state budget crisis. It features an [...]Read more ›
ETA, the decades-old violent separatist movement in the Basque Country, declared a cease-fire last week – an announcement that was reported in media around the world. But the group’s statement was met with skepticism from political officials, which was not surprising considering that ETA has made such promises before, only to break them later. The offer on Sept. 5 reflects [...]Read more ›