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Pelota Championships and Pastorale in San Francisco

August 27, 2009

The Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco is hosting the NABO pelota championships this weekend, as part of its annual Basque festival. The weekend’s festivities, Euskal Etxeko Jaialdia, will also include a musical p...

Gardnerville Basque Picnic – Something for Everyone

August 5, 2009

A wood chopping competition, an afternoon barbecue and a NABO-sponsored celebration of Basque music will be among the events in the spotlight this weekend at the Gardnerville Basque Picnic. The day-long festival will be held...

“Amuma Says No” Highlights San Inazio Dance Parties

July 31, 2009

Hometown band “Amuma Says No” will be rocking Boise’s Basque Block tomorrow night and Sunday during two street dances at the popular San Inazio Festival. Amuma Says No is known for its catchy mix of traditional and modern B...

San Inazio Festival in Boise

July 29, 2009

The Oinkari Dancers will be celebrating their 50th anniversary during this year's San Inazio festival July 30 - Aug. 1. In addition, the Boise Fronton will be in heavy use all weekend, as men's Paleta Goma, women's Baleen an...

Reno Basques Host Special Celebration

July 28, 2009

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 t...

Dancers at NABO 09

July 27, 2009

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Calling All Basque Dancers for Reno Festival

July 17, 2009

The Basque community of Reno is calling for all Basque dancers, past and present, to join in its festivities the weekend of July 24-25 as it hosts the annual convention of the North American Basque Organizations. A Kabalkada...

Udaleku 09 Ends With Great Show (includes recipes)

July 12, 2009

Udaleku 09 Basque Summer Camp ended July 11 with a colorful show and sumptuous dinner at the Chino Basque Club. Read More »...

Chino Basque Picnic

July 7, 2009

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Visiting Youth Join Basque Festivities in Chino

July 6, 2009

An exciting dance performance by Udaleku 09 youths was a highlight at the 63rd annual Southern California Basque Club picnic. Read More »...

The Early Days of Folk Dancing in Bakersfield

Pierre Igoa, Writer

June 6, 2009

How and when did Basque dancing get organized in Bakersfield? See what Jeannette Arrayet had to say. In the early 1950s, Jean and Rose Erasserret gathered a group of Basques together to dance the old country traditional...

Basque Dance

June 6, 2009

"A people that sing and dance on top of the Pyrenees." This is how Voltaire described the Basque people. Although his definition is short, it captures the essence of the Basque who know what a festival is and that a besta is fi...

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