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Oinkari Dancers at Jaialdi 2010

August 9, 2010

The hometown Oinkari Dancers performed to an enthusiastic crowd during the recent Jaialdi 2010 international Basque festival at Boise's Expo Idaho fairgrounds. The group, which usually performs dances from the Basque province of Bizkaia, c...

Boise’s Oinkari Dancers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

August 5, 2010

The Oinkari dancers have perhaps done more than any Basque-American group to promote Basque culture in the United States. Read More »...

Jaialdi 2010 Dance Groups at Fairgrounds

August 1, 2010

Click on the video above to see a few of the many Jaialdi 2010 musical and dance performances Saturday July 31 at the Expo Idaho fairgrounds. More than a dozen music and dance groups from the United States and the Basque Country were on ha...

Jaialdi 2010 Has a Junior Mus Tournament too!

July 30, 2010

The North American Basque Organizations is a federation of clubs that work to promote many traditions of the Basque culture in the United States. Among their pet projects is junior mus, to start kids learning the Basque card...

Feats of Strength at Jaialdi 2010 Sports Night

July 30, 2010

Sports Night at Jaialdi 2010 drew a boisterous crowd to Boise's Qwest Arena Thursday night July 29 as top athletes from the Basque Country put on displays of amazing strength. People roared and clapped as the athletes lifted 450-pound wagon...

Jaialdi 2010 Schedule of Events (Updated July 29, 2010)

July 30, 2010

Jaialdi 2010, Boise, Idaho Jaialdi approaches! The biggest Basque festival in the United States, held every five years, is expected to be the largest one yet. Organizers say they expect 30,000 to 40,000 people, with many comi...

Boise Celebrates Jaialdi 2010 Basque Festival

July 29, 2010

Boise has become an epicenter for all things Basque as the mammoth Jaialdi 2010 festival launched this week with celebrations in and around the city's Basque Block. Culture, music, dance, food, drink and sports abounded as thousands of peo...

Jaialdi 2010 – World Pilota Council Tournament

July 28, 2010

Venezuela took 3rd place in a tight battle against Australia Wednesday July 28 during the World Pilota Council tournament at the Boise fronton. Earlier in the evening, NABO 2 from Bakersfield defeated NABO 1 from Boise for 5t...

Jaialdi 2010 Week Pelota – NABO 1 v NABO 2

July 28, 2010

In one of the tournament highlights, the two women's pilota teams from NABO battled it out Tuesday July 27 in a back-and-forth contest during the World Pilota Council championship in Boise. The lead changed hands several times as NABO 1 from Boise and NABO 2 from B...

Amuma Says No Rocks U.S. Capital

July 15, 2010

The popular Boise-based Basque music group "Amuma Says No" performed Wednesday July 14 in the Homegrown Concert Series in Washington D.C. The series features top artists performing traditional music and dance routines from a variet...

Top Basque Athletes Featured at Jaialdi 2010 Sports Night

July 13, 2010

Some of the top athletes from the Basque Country will be displaying amazing feats of strength during Sports Night later this month at the mammoth Jaialdi 2010 festival in Boise. Competitors will show off their athletic prowess with woo...

Basques in the 2010 World Cup

July 8, 2010

  Three players heading to the 2010 World Cup final Sunday are Basque. The Basques include Xabi Alonso, Fernando Llorente Torres and Javi Martinez, of the Spanish team. Alonso, 28, is the highest profile Basque player on the team. Born in Tolosa in Gip...

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