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Historic Basque Ranch in L.A. Faces Closure

January 2, 2012

A California park featuring a historic Basque ranch is facing closure because of state budget cuts. Los Encinos State Historic Park was part of the early Basque settlement of California. The park, in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, is one...

San Francisco Basques to celebrate Nafarroa

November 1, 2011

The Basque Educational Organization is sponsoring the Day of Navarra – Nafarroaren Eguna -- with lectures and activities all related to the region where many of California’s Basque immigrants originated. The event, to be he...

Basque Village at the Los Angeles County Fair

September 11, 2011

Basque culture will be in the spotlight at the Los Angeles County Fair Sept. 16, 17 and 18. The Basque Village is a weekend-long exhibition of food, song, dance and merchandise. The event is being organized by Evelyne Ustarroz, a publ...

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 »...

Buffalo Accordionist Plays to Preserve Basque Culture

August 23, 2010

For David Romtvedt, playing his accordion is a way of helping Basque people maintain their unique culture. Since the mid-1990s, the wiry accordionist has been belting out fandangos and other folk and dance tunes with the Bighorn Basque Club in Buffalo, Wyoming. He recently pl...

Dancing the Banakoa

August 14, 2010

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Boise’s Oinkari Dancers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

August 5, 2010

The Oinkari dancers have perhaps done more than any Basque-American group to promote Basque culture in the United States. Read More »...

Jaialdi 2010 Schedule of Events (Updated July 29, 2010)

July 30, 2010

Jaialdi 2010, Boise, Idaho Jaialdi approaches! The biggest Basque festival in the United States, held every five years, is expected to be the largest one yet. Organizers say they expect 30,000 to 40,000 people, with many comi...

Amuma Says No to Play in Washington D.C. Concert

June 30, 2010

Basque music will be rocking the U.S. capital. "Amuma Says No," the popular Basque music band from Boise, will be playing Wednesday July 14 in the prestigious Homegrown Concert Series in Washington D.C. The series features top artis...

Basque History Explored in High Country Celebration near Gardnerville

June 24, 2010

Basque history and culture in the Eastern Sierra Nevada will be featured during the 2010 Basque High Country Heritage Celebration that will held this weekend near Gardnerville, Nevada.

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