Euskal Kazeta

Team USA Plays at Opening of World Championships of Pelota

September 30, 2010

Athletes from the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco are scheduled to compete Saturday Oct. 2 for the United States during the opening weekend action at the World Championships of Pelota in Pau, France. The seven BCC men and...

Basque Cultural Center Team at World Pelota Championships

September 25, 2010

Athletes from the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco will represent the United States in the 16th annual World Championships of Pelota. Read More »...

Mattin Noblia Selling Iluna Basque in San Francisco

September 22, 2010

San Francisco chef Mattin Noblia, who appeared last year on the popular Top Chef show, is selling his Iluna Basque restaurant. Noblia opened the trendy restaurant in 2003 on the edge of the city's tree-lined Washington Square. H...

Jaialdi Kicks Off Tuesday, July 27

July 27, 2010

Several hundred people showed up on the Basque Block in the evening of Tuesday, July 27, the first official day of Jaialdi 2010. Musicians played, while the crowd ate pintxos and sangria from the Basque Market, or specialty dr...

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...

Basque Musician Kepa Junkera to Perform in Boise, Chino (Updated 5-23-10)

May 12, 2010

As he continues to innovate with his musical style, renowned Basque accordionist Kepa Junkera will be playing at Basque clubs in Boise and Chino this month. Video: Kepa Junkera in Chino from Euskal Kazeta on Vimeo. The w...

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...

San Francisco Basque Club Celebrates 50 Years

May 3, 2010

Long-time members of the Bay Area's Basque community sometimes say that it seems just like yesterday when the San Francisco Basque Club was formed, back in 1960. The club has been celebrating its 50th anniversary in a big way this year...

Basque Film Series in San Francisco (Updated: 5-5-10)

April 25, 2010

Above: Trailer for Victor Erice's classic film. When Basque director Victor Erice shot his feature film "Spirit of the Beehive," little did he realize that his work would become one of the enduring classics of Spanish filmmakin...

Basque History Explored in San Mateo Exhibit

April 8, 2010

In San Mateo County, like elsewhere in the Bay Area, Basque immigrants grabbed a piece of the American Dream by starting their own businesses. Many of these entrepreneurs became gardeners. Now, the history of Basques in San...

Pantxoa eta Peio delight audience in Chino

March 27, 2010

Pantxoa eta Peio, the Basque folk singing duet who made it big with their songs about love for their Basque culture, finally made their debut Read More »...

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