The capacity crowd at Boise’s historic Anduiza Fronton was treated to a tight, back-and-forth struggle between squads from San Francisco and Boise during the final match of the 35th-annual pilota championships sponsored by the North American Basque Organizations, or NABO. The lead changed hands several times in the exciting paleta goma contest, which was held Friday evening July 30 during [...]Read more ›
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The North American Basque Organizations is a federation of clubs that work to promote many traditions of the Basque culture in the United States. Among their pet projects is junior mus, to start kids learning the Basque card game early. The project apparently is achieving success, based on the enjoyment the current generation is getting from mus. The latest tournament [...]Read more ›
By Evelyne Etcharren The NABO pelota team of Esther Ciganda and Maite Iribarren-Gorrindo has been playing hard at the 2009 World Pilota Council Tournament being held in Argentina. Ciganda and Iribarren-Gorrindo, who hail from Boise, played a tough match Thursday morning Oct. 29 against the team from Euskadi. The two NABO women gave it their best, but they ended up [...]Read more ›
By Xabier Berrueta The Basque Cultural Center hosted the 34th Annual NABO Pilota Championships August 28 and 29. It marked the 12th time the Basque Cultural Center has hosted the Txapelketa. It was an action-packed event.Read more ›
Well over 1,000 people descended on Reno over the July 24-26 weekend for the 30th annual NABO convention that celebrated a number of special Basque events. The dedication of the new Center for Basque Studies headquarters on the University of Nevada Reno campus Friday was a highlight, as was a procession of dozens of Basque dancers and musicians in a [...]Read more ›
By Nancy Zubiri Dozens of people attended the dedication of the new location of the Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada Reno.Read more ›