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“Txiki Txikitik,” They Sang.

October 24, 2010

Singers Mikel Markez and Erramun Martikorena are a generation apart and represent two different styles of music. Read More »...

Two Popular Basque Singers in U.S.

October 9, 2010

Two well-known singers from the Basque Country, Erramun Martikorena and Mikel Markez, both with very different styles of music, are in the U.S., performing together in Rocklin, San Francisco, Bakersfield and Chino, Calif. in th...

Team USA Keeps Hope Alive at World Pelota Championships

October 7, 2010

By Xabier Berrueta, United States Federation of Pelota As the World Championships of Pelota enters its final rounds, Team USA members have played some great games and shown a lot of potential for future tournaments. Here's a run...

Team USA Men Score Wins in Handball, Pala Corta at World Pelota Championships (Updated)

October 6, 2010

The men from Team USA scored victories Wednesday in handball and pala corta as the competition heated up at the World Championships of Pelota in France. In 36-meter action, Tony Huarte of the United States upset veteran Julien Ectheverr...

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 »...

Basque Cultural Center Team at World Pelota Championships

September 25, 2010

Athletes from the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco will represent the United States in the 16th annual World Championships of Pelota. Read More »...

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...

ETA Announces a Cease-fire

September 12, 2010

ETA, the decades-old violent separatist movement in the Basque Country, declared a cease-fire last week – an announcement that was reported in media around the world. But the group’s statement was met with skepticism from po...

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 »...

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