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Basque Films at San Sebastian Film Festival

August 14, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, News

A documentary about bertsolaritza by filmmaker Asier Altuna is one of several films by Basques or about the Basque Country that will be screened at the Donostia Zinemaldia, or 59th San Sebastian Film Festival. Each year, the international fe...

The Bilbao Effect

The Bilbao Effect

July 31, 2011

Oinkaris in the Basque Country

July 13, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Dance, Videos

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Oinkari Dancers of Boise Finish Tour of Basque Country

July 11, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Boise, Culture, Dance

Añorga, Donostia, Gipuzkoa The Oinkari Dancers of Boise strengthened the ties between the U.S. Basque community and the Basque Country as they finished a dance tour of several towns in Euskal Herria yesterday. The dancers end...

Free Apps for San Fermin Festival

July 3, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Links

Attending the famed San Fermin Festival in the Basque Country? If so, you can download a free iTunes app with all the information for this year's festival. The San Fermin app by kukuxumusu.com features useful information such as an easy-to-u...

Prehistoric Paintings Found in Basque Village (Updated 5-15-11)

May 10, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, History, Links

Archeologists have made an interesting discovery of prehistoric art in the Basque Country dating back about 25,000 years. Paintings depicting horses were uncovered in a cave in in the northern Basque province of Bizkaia. The red painting...

U.S. Communities Start their own Korrika Events

April 9, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Boise, Language, Links, Mountain Home, New York, San Francisco

Korrika is a running event held every other year in the Basque Country since 1980 in support of the Basque language Euskera. It is a community run in which thousands of people join in, sometimes up to 600,000. This year, fou...

Basque Pelota Great Fernando Goñi Retires

December 28, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Handball, Links, News

Fernando Goñi's championships and stellar performances made him a top player. Read More »...

“Txiki Txikitik,” They Sang.

October 24, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Basque Country, Chino, Culture, Links, Music, News, People, San Francisco

Singers Mikel Markez and Erramun Martikorena are a generation apart and represent two different styles of music. Read More »...

Nomadic Txalaparta Players Tour the U.S.

October 4, 2010

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

The Basque Country duo of Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente and Mikel Ugarte have focused the spotlight on the unique instrument known as txalaparta here in the U.S. Read More »...

Julia Roberts in San Sebastian

September 21, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Links, People

Last year it was Brad Pitt. This year it's Julia Roberts. The San Sebastian Film Festival, now in its 58th year, is one of the most popular international film festivals, attracting well-established stars and up-and-coming moviemake...

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