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Cal State Bakersfield Offers Basque Language, Culture Course

January 3, 2012

Cal State Bakersfield and the Kern County Basque Club are collaborating to bring a Basque language and culture course to the university. Unai Nafarrate, who comes from Gipuzkoa, will be a visiting instructor in the CSU Baker...

Kern County Basques Throw Annual Festival

May 30, 2011

The day began with clouds and rain, but the gloomy weather gave way to sunshine as several thousand people enjoyed the 39th Annual Kern County Basque Festival in Bakersfield. The well-wishers descended on the festival grounds for a da...

“Txiki Txikitik,” They Sang.

October 24, 2010

Singers Mikel Markez and Erramun Martikorena are a generation apart and represent two different styles of music. Read More »...

Two Popular Basque Singers in U.S.

October 9, 2010

Two well-known singers from the Basque Country, Erramun Martikorena and Mikel Markez, both with very different styles of music, are in the U.S., performing together in Rocklin, San Francisco, Bakersfield and Chino, Calif. in th...

Luhartz Belts Out Basque Tunes During California Trip

June 4, 2010

Above: Luhartz and Rafa Iriondo interview. For the Basque band Luhartz, playing for Basque-American audiences is a way to acknowledge the hard work made by local Basque clubs to promote the culture of their homeland. The group...

Great Pelota Action at Kern County Basque Festival

June 1, 2010

Above: Basque pelota exhibition in Bakersfield. Four Basque handball players battled it out in exhibition matches at the Kern County Basque Festival and are now headed to the Bay Area, where they will square off on the indoor court at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francis...

Bakersfield Basques Put on a Party

May 31, 2010

The Kern County Basque Club hosted its successful annual festival this past weekend, Read More »...

Luhartz Plays Bakersfield

May 31, 2010

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Basque Studies Symposium at Cal-State Bakersfield

May 25, 2010

The origins of Basques in Kern County and the history of Basque whalers in North America will be discussed during the 2010 Basque Studies Symposium on Friday May 28 at Cal-State Bakersfield. The event is scheduled to feature r...

Basque Pelota Players Return to U.S. (Updated 5-24-10)

May 9, 2010

Championship Basque pelota players will be returning to California later this month to play exhibition games in Bakersfield and South San Francisco. The four athletes -- Fernando Goñi, AKA Goñi III; Pedro Eulate; Alberto O...

Bakersfield Basque Pelota

March 1, 2010

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