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Basque Athletes in the London Olympics

August 9, 2012

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Links

Basque Athletes in the London Olympics 2012 By Nancy Zubiri RELATED STORY: Basques in the 2016 Rio Olympics Two women brought top honors to the Basques in the Olympics by winning bronze medals. Maialen Chourraut Yurramendi of Don...

Soccer Team Athletic Bilbao Loses Final But Wins Media Attention

May 10, 2012

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Links, News

The Basque soccer squad of Athletic Bilbao and its home-grown approach to playing the game has attracted international media attention. The coverage, most recently in a New York Times article, has been sparked by the socce...

75th Anniversary of the Gernika Bombing

April 26, 2012

Filed under Basque Country, History

Seventy-five years ago today, waves of Nazi planes devastated the Basque town of Guernica in an atrocity that shocked the world. The town was was leveled on April 26, 1937, in a blitzkrieg attack by the Condor Legion of the Nazi Lu...

Madonna to collaborate with Basque trio Kalakan

April 15, 2012

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Links, Music

Pop superstar Madonna has announced that she will be collaborating with the Basque trio Kalakan to remake one of her popular hits "Open Your Heart." The song is scheduled to be part of her World Tour 2012. Last summer, Mad...

Basque Identity and Athletic Bilbao’s Success

March 12, 2012

Filed under Basque Country, Culture

The stunning win by Athletic Club Bilbao over Manchester United prompted an interesting article in Forbes that examined how Basque identity has helped fuel the long-term success of the Bilbao squad. A relentless performance by the Basque soccer players propelled the squad to a 3-2 v...

Picasso’s ‘Guernica’ Undergoes Robotic Checkup

February 28, 2012

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, History, Links

Pablo Picasso's iconic "Guernica" is undergoing a robotic health check as the renowned painting marks its 75th anniversary. A specialized machine that relies on infrared and ultraviolet photography is taking thousands of m...

Idaho and Basque Government Form New Partnership

February 20, 2012

Filed under Basque Country, Boise, Culture, Links

Idaho and the Basque government have decided to form an economic partnership under an agreement that was made official on Monday. The Basque government will open an economic development office in downtown Boise that will be s...

A Compilation of Reports on ETA’s Disarmament

November 20, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Politics

View the story "The World Reacts to the ETA Disarmament" on Storify] ...

Basque Rockers Recording Album in L.A.

September 19, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Euskera, Links, Music, News

By Nancy Zubiri Berri Txarrak, possibly the biggest name in Basque rock, has brought its brand of music to one of the hippest neighborhoods in Los Angeles. The group is working with well-known music producer Ross Robinson, staying at his plush oceanfront home in Venice Beach, where...

Basque Espadrille Industry Threatened by Cheap Knockoffs

August 28, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, History

For generations, craftsmen in the Basque Country have created hand-made espadrilles. But the quintessentially Basque footwear is now facing a formidable challenge: cheap Asian knockoffs. The comfortable rope-soled shoes have long be...

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