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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 ...

Basque Sheepherders in the Great Basin

March 13, 2010

Lured by opportunities in a new land, Basques arrived in the American West during the 1800s and 1900s. The vast majority worked as sheepherders, living a lonely lifestyle with their flocks in the mountain meadows and harsh de...

Pantxoa eta Peio in Concert at the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center

March 5, 2010

Pantxoa eta Peio, popular folk singers from the Basque Country, will be performing in a concert Sunday March 28 at San Francisco Basque Cultural Center. For years, the duo's songs have been a mainstay for Basque music lovers...

Bakersfield Basque Pelota

March 1, 2010

Handball at Bakersfield Basque Festival from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Kepa Junkera Hopes to Spread Basque Music [Updated 3-29-10]

February 18, 2010

Kepa Junkera, probably the best internationally known Basque musician, is currently living in the United States Read More »...

Translating Bernardo Atxaga

December 7, 2009

She didn't know it at the time, but when Nere Lete visited acclaimed Basque author Bernardo Atxaga, it would ultimately lead her to Idaho, where she's now a professor at Boise State University. On that day 18 years ago, Lete pi...

‘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,...

Speak Softly and Carry a Basque Stick

Pierre Igoa, Writer

June 14, 2009

The Makila Two coats of arms are carved on the baton. On the upper part, there is a sting of threaded wrought iron which can be seen when unscrewing the handle; below, a genuine club which balances the makila for walkin...

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