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Basque Pala Games among the Fun in Boise This Weekend

July 27, 2012

Women and Pelota in BoiseThis weekend in Boise will be full of Basque festivities, as the annual San Inazio Festival gets underway. Among the weekend's activities are men and women pilota competitions in the Boise fronton in the ground floor of Anduiza's old boardinghouse. Basque women keep up their cultur...

Elko National Basque Festival – A Crowd Pleaser

July 8, 2012

By Nancy Zubiri The National Basque Festival in Elko eclipses most of the West’s other Basque festivals, except perhaps for Jaialdi in Boise, which is held every five years. Elko’s festival, held the weekend closest to 4th of July, features events over three acti...

2012 Basque Festival Videos

June 8, 2012

Basque festivals are popular -- everyone enjoys them, especially the food. Here are a few videos inspired by recent festivals -- and the summer festival season has barely started. Video producer Jean Paul Barthe gives a glimpse of the San Francisco Basque Club picnic June ...

Pilota Classics – San Francisco Battles Boise

August 18, 2010

The capacity crowd at Boise's historic Anduiza Fronton was treated to a tight, back-and-forth struggle between squads from San Francisco and Boise during the final match of the 35th-annual pilota championships sponsored by the North American Basque Organizations, or NABO. Th...

Jaialdi Sports Night

August 7, 2010

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Jaialdi 2010 – NABO Men’s Pelota Championships

July 31, 2010

It was a California sweep in the 35th-annual NABO men's pelota championships with Bakersfield and San Francisco coming out on top during the Jaialdi 2010 tournament at Boise's historic Anduiza Fronton. The Bakersfield duo of Dennis Petrissans and Jose Goñi beat a tough San Francisco...

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 – 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 Women’s Pilota

July 28, 2010

It was a battle of South America Wednesday July 28 as FEVA Argentina squared off against Venezuela in the semifinal game of the World Pilota Council championships at the Boise fronton. The two teams fought a classic paleta goma match on the historic court to determine who would fac...

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