Euskal Kazeta

Culture Galore during Chino Basque Club Picnic Weekend

August 30, 2009

The Chino Basque Club will be hosting a weekend of culture, great food and musical performances as part of its annual festival that begins Friday, Sept. 4 with a concert in Claremont. Read More »...

Pelota Championships and Pastorale in San Francisco

August 27, 2009

The Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco is hosting the NABO pelota championships this weekend, as part of its annual Basque festival. The weekend’s festivities, Euskal Etxeko Jaialdia, will also include a musical p...

Garamendi Leads in Race for U.S. Congress

August 25, 2009

John Garamendi, among the most prominent Basque-American elected officials in the United States, is leading in a race for a Northern California congressional seat, according to a recently released poll. The poll results, published August...

Basque Sheepherder Monument in Disrepair as It Nears 20th Anniversary

August 25, 2009

The battered statue on the scrub-covered plain in Reno has seen better days. The abstract work of art -- a shepherd carrying a lamb over his shoulders under a full moon -- Read More »...

Immigration Info Sought at Center for Basque Studies

August 21, 2009

Argitxu Camus Etchecopar, a postdoctoral researcher, is collecting the names of Basques who immigrated to California during the 18th and 19th centuries for a project sponsored by the Center for Basque Studies at the Universi...

‘Tis The Season for Txakoli

August 20, 2009

First there was the Txakoli Fest in North Carolina earlier this summer, where eight types of the venerable wine from the Basque Country were featured. Then last week, the San Francisco Chronicle praised the savory taste of Txakoli,...

Basques in the Americas 1592-1692

Steve Bass, Historian

August 19, 2009

This is one of a series of chronologies on historic contributions of Basques posted in Euskal Kazeta. RELATED CHRONOLOGIES: Basques in the Americas 1492-1592 Basques in the Americas 1692-1792 Basques in the Americas 1792-1893 Ma...

Goyhenetche Reunion Brings Together 130 Family Members

August 6, 2009

By Nancy Zubiri It was a family affair. Cousins Gracian Goyhenetche and Bob Ithurralde managed to bring together 130 members of their family during the big Basque NABO festival in Reno, Nevada in July. As different family members a...

Gardnerville Basque Picnic – Something for Everyone

August 5, 2009

A wood chopping competition, an afternoon barbecue and a NABO-sponsored celebration of Basque music will be among the events in the spotlight this weekend at the Gardnerville Basque Picnic. The day-long festival will be held...

“Amuma Says No” Highlights San Inazio Dance Parties

July 31, 2009

Hometown band “Amuma Says No” will be rocking Boise’s Basque Block tomorrow night and Sunday during two street dances at the popular San Inazio Festival. Amuma Says No is known for its catchy mix of traditional and modern B...

San Inazio Festival in Boise

July 29, 2009

The Oinkari Dancers will be celebrating their 50th anniversary during this year's San Inazio festival July 30 - Aug. 1. In addition, the Boise Fronton will be in heavy use all weekend, as men's Paleta Goma, women's Baleen an...

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