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Online Exhibit of the Basque Culture

March 8, 2013

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 a...

Basque Surfer Kepa Acero Goes For The Big Antarctic Wave

January 6, 2013

In the next few days, Basque surfer Kepa Acero will try to ride a huge wave in the Antarctic Ocean. If he succeeds, he will be the first European surfing this untamed, frigid ocean. He is joining the sailing expedition of Pakea Bizk...

Basque Athletes in the London Olympics

August 9, 2012

Basque Athletes in the London Olympics 2012 By Nancy Zubiri RELATED STORY: Basques in the 2016 Rio Olympics Two women brought top honors to the Basques in the Olympics by winning bronze medals. Maialen Chourraut Yurramendi of Don...

Soccer Team Athletic Bilbao Loses Final But Wins Media Attention

May 10, 2012

The Basque soccer squad of Athletic Bilbao and its home-grown approach to playing the game has attracted international media attention. The coverage, most recently in a New York Times article, has been sparked by the socce...

75th Anniversary of the Gernika Bombing

April 26, 2012

Seventy-five years ago today, waves of Nazi planes devastated the Basque town of Guernica in an atrocity that shocked the world. The town was was leveled on April 26, 1937, in a blitzkrieg attack by the Condor Legion of the Nazi Lu...

Madonna to collaborate with Basque trio Kalakan

April 15, 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, Mad...

Basque Identity and Athletic Bilbao’s Success

March 12, 2012

The stunning win by Athletic Club Bilbao over Manchester United prompted an interesting article in Forbes that examined how Basque identity has helped fuel the long-term success of the Bilbao squad. A relentless performance by the Basque soccer players propelled the squad to a 3-2 v...

Picasso’s ‘Guernica’ Undergoes Robotic Checkup

February 28, 2012

Pablo Picasso's iconic "Guernica" is undergoing a robotic health check as the renowned painting marks its 75th anniversary. A specialized machine that relies on infrared and ultraviolet photography is taking thousands of m...

Idaho and Basque Government Form New Partnership

February 20, 2012

Idaho and the Basque government have decided to form an economic partnership under an agreement that was made official on Monday. The Basque government will open an economic development office in downtown Boise that will be s...

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