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Etchevers of Team USA Wins Match at World Championships of Pelota (Updated)

October 5, 2010

Roger Etchevers of the United States soundly defeated his Cuban opponent in singles handball Tuesday during an action-packed day at the World Championships of Pelota in France. The 40 to 14 win by Etchevers continued his strong pe...

Nomadic Txalaparta Players Tour the U.S.

October 4, 2010

The Basque Country duo of Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente and Mikel Ugarte have focused the spotlight on the unique instrument known as txalaparta here in the U.S. Read More »...

Team USA Men Win Handball Match; Women Lose at World Championships of Pelota

Robert Lopez, Writer

October 4, 2010

Members of a doubles handball squad from the United States beat a veteran team from Argentina Monday during in a trinquete battle at the World Championships of Pelota in Pau, France. The victory by A. Etcheverry and Garateix was a...

Team USA Meets Tough Competition in 2nd Day of World Pelota Championships

October 2, 2010

Team USA athletes faced traditional pelota powerhouse squads from Span and Mexico Saturday during the second day of action at the World Championships of Pelota in Pau, France. In singles handball, Tony Huarte of the United Sta...

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...

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...

Julia Roberts in San Sebastian

September 21, 2010

Last year it was Brad Pitt. This year it's Julia Roberts. The San Sebastian Film Festival, now in its 58th year, is one of the most popular international film festivals, attracting well-established stars and up-and-coming moviemake...

Hartza Dance Group to make a Final Bow

September 1, 2010

The big Jaialdi festival in Boise last month was a showcase for several new Basque cultural efforts, including a group of dancers from California. Read More »...

Banakoa: The Popular Basque Dance

August 30, 2010

By John Ysursa One of the most recognizable male Basque dances, which has become popular this summer at Basque-American festivals, is the "banakoa" from the region of Durango in Bizkaia. Read More »...

Dancing the Banakoa

August 14, 2010

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The Dancing Flashmob is all the Rage in the Basque Country

August 13, 2010

The recent Fetes de Bayonne attracted a "flashmob" estimated to be a crowd of over 2,000 people who danced to the song "I Gotta Feeling." Today (Aug. 13), in Biarritz, France, another flashmob dance event, advertised on Facebook was scheduled to take place in front ...

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