Euskal Kazeta

Jaialdi 2010 sports, cultural events already scheduled (Updated 11-18-09)

November 16, 2009

This is one in a series of Euskal Kazeta reports leading up to Jaialdi 2010. View Jaialdi 2010 in a larger map Click on the blue "Jaialdi 2010" link above to view locations of Jaialdi 2010 venues and hotels. Click on hotel icons for information about Jaialdi group rates and links to hotel web pages. Visitors to next summer's Jaialdi 2010 Basque Festival will be able to enjoy a host of events at sites across Boise i...

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 ...

Popularizing Basque Pelota

November 10, 2009

When it comes to handball in the United States, you can't help but think about the Basque people. Read More »...

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. ...

NABO Team at World Pilota Council Tournament in Argentina (Updated)

October 28, 2009

By Evelyne Etcharren The NABO pelota team of Esther Ciganda and Maite Iribarren-Gorrindo has been playing hard at the 2009 World Pilota Council Tournament being held in Argentina. Ciganda and Iribarren-Gorrindo, who hail from Boise,...

Oinkari Dancers Plan Reunion at Jaialdi 2010 (Updated 6-28-10)

October 21, 2009

The venerable Oinkari Basque Dancers are hoping to re-unite current and former members for a special performance Read More »...

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...

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