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Jaialdi 2010 – Basque Extravaganza at Boise Fairgrounds

July 31, 2010

Thousands of people were treated to a Basque cultural extravaganza Saturday July 31 as Jaialdi 2010 moved to the Expo Idaho fairgrounds in the first of two days of celebrations at the sprawling center. The huge fairground was filled wit...

Lehendakari Patxi Lopez at Jaialdi 2010

July 29, 2010

By Nancy Zubiri As part of his first official visit to the United States as the Basque lehendakari, Patxi Lopez introduced himself to festival goers at Boise’s Jaialdi 2010 on Thursday, July 29. He spoke at a reception hos...

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...

Jaialdi 2010 Week Pelota – Euskadi v NABO 1

July 27, 2010

Jaialdi 2010 week kicked off with action-packed women's pelota Read More »...

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...

Basque President Patxi Lopez to visit U.S. during Jaialdi 2010

June 15, 2010

Basque Lehendakari Patxi Lopez will be visiting the United States next month during the huge Jaialdi 2010 international Basque festival in Boise. The Basque government announced that Lopez will hosting a reception on Thursda...

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...

Hundreds enjoy food, dance at Fresno Basque Club Festival

May 4, 2010

They prepared for rain at the Fresno Basque Club festival. But in the end, the weather was great -- and so was the party. Read More »...

Seattle Basque Club Remembers Aita Martxel Tillous

April 15, 2010

For years, Father Martxel Tillous was he Catholic priest assigned to cover the Basque communities across the American West. He was known simply as "aita," or father, in the Basque language of Euskera. He died last year of ca...

Basque Journalist Covers Mexico Drug War

April 12, 2010

Journalist Judith Torrea still remembers crossing the bridge from El Paso, Texas to Juarez, Mexico. Read More »...

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