Euskal Kazeta

Jaialdi 2010 Organizers Seek Event Sponsors

November 13, 2009

This is one in a series of Euskal Kazeta reports leading up to Jaialdi 2010. Organizers of Jaialdi 2010 are looking for sponsors for several marquee events to be held this summer at the international Basque festival. The ...

Cengotitabengoa Honored at Hall of Fame Dinner in Washington D.C. Nov. 7

November 4, 2009

By Nancy Zubiri José Ramón Cengotitabengoa is a driven man. Especially when it comes to promoting the Basque identity. Cengotitabengoa spearheaded the movement to erect the Monument to the Basque Sheepherder in Reno, Nevada ...

Garamendi Wins Congressional Election (Updated)

November 3, 2009

California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, the grandson of Basque immigrants, will resign his state post and be sworn in Thursday Nov. 5 in a ceremony in the House of Representatives after winning an election for a northern California Co...

Basque Tree Carvings – A Living Legacy Threatened

November 1, 2009

Basque Sheepherder Carvings in the Sierras from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. Across the West, Basque immigrants worked as sheepherders from 1800s to the 1960s. During the summer months, sheepherders would trail with their sheep up into the mountain ranges, where fresh water streams and lush pastu...

Basque Filipina Continues Her Journey to Learn Euskera

October 30, 2009

Euskal Kazeta will be following Isabel Zialcita regularly on her challenging journey to learn the language of her ancestors. Isabel, a Basque Filipina living in Los Angeles, is plugging along in her efforts to learn Euskera. ...

Basque Filipina Starts to Learn Euskera

October 16, 2009

Euskal Kazeta will be following Isabel Zialcita regularly on her challenging journey to learn the language of her ancestors. Isabel Zialcita, a Basque Filipina living in Los Angeles, recently decided she wanted to learn Euskera. ...

Great Basque Music, Wine at Winnemucca Party

October 12, 2009

Connoisseurs of fine Basque wine and aficionados of great Basque music won't want to miss the Santa Rosa Basque Club's dinner party this Saturday Oct. 17 at the Winnemucca Convention Center. Amuma Says No and Jean Flesher w...

Bill Clinton Thanks Basque Cultural Center for Its Hospitality

October 7, 2009

Bill Clinton, seen in this video by EITB News, thanked his hosts at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco, saying they made him feel welcome. The former president led an upbeat rally Oct. 6 in support of California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi's campaign for Congress. Addres...

Boise Basque Museum Seeks Artifacts for Ellis Island Exhibit

September 30, 2009

The unique and colorful history of the Basque people will soon be showcased during a high-profile exhibit at Ellis Island in New York City. Read More »...

Basque History in Shoshone Showcased

September 29, 2009

Professor John Bieter of Boise State University will be leading a discussion October 3 about the history of Basque people in Lincoln County and elsewhere in Idaho. Read More »...

Carson City Festival – Basque Culture on Parade

September 16, 2009

Carson City will be a hotbed of cultural activities this Sunday during the popular St. Teresa of Avila Basque Festival. As many as 2,000 people have attended past festivals. This weekend's event, which will be held at the ci...

Garamendi Appears to be Headed to U.S. Congress

September 4, 2009

California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi is likely going to Washington D.C. after winning a crowded election in September. Read More »...

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