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Basque Pala Games among the Fun in Boise This Weekend

July 27, 2012

Filed under Boise, Culture, Handball, Links

Women and Pelota in BoiseThis weekend in Boise will be full of Basque festivities, as the annual San Inazio Festival gets underway. Among the weekend's activities are men and women pilota competitions in the Boise fronton in the ground floor of Anduiza's old boardinghouse. Basque women keep up their cultur...

John Huarte, Basque Heisman Trophy winner, to speak at benefit dinner for Basque Museum Saturday

April 25, 2012

Filed under Boise, Culture, Links

The Basque Museum is hosting its annual spring benefit dinner Saturday, April 28, and former Basque football star John Huarte is the featured guest. Huarte won the Heisman Trophy in 1964. After growing up in Southern California, Huarte pla...

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...

Patty Miller and Boise Basque Museum to Receive Awards

September 13, 2011

Filed under Boise, Culture, History, Links

Patty Miller, director of Boise's Basque Museum and Cultural Center, is among several people and institutions whose accomplishments will be honored by the Idaho State Historical Society. Miller is a pillar in Idaho's Basque community. She and ...

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...

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...

Dance Party on Boise’s Basque Block

November 21, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance

The Basque Block is Boise's epicenter of Basque culture. This was especially true during the huge Jaialdi international Basque festival held in late July and early August 2010. Amuma Says No -- Boise's homegrown band -- kept the block ro...

Hartza Dance Group to make a Final Bow

September 1, 2010

Filed under Chino, Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Links, News

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 »...

Banakoa: The Popular Basque Dance

August 30, 2010

Filed under Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Links

By John Ysursa One of the most recognizable male Basque dances, which has become popular this summer at Basque-American festivals, is the "banakoa" from the region of Durango in Bizkaia. Read More »...

Pilota Classics – San Francisco Battles Boise

August 18, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Handball, Jaialdi

The capacity crowd at Boise's historic Anduiza Fronton was treated to a tight, back-and-forth struggle between squads from San Francisco and Boise during the final match of the 35th-annual pilota championships sponsored by the North American Basque Organizations, or NABO. Th...

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