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Dancing the Banakoa

August 14, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Links, Music, Videos

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Oinkari Dancers at Jaialdi 2010

August 9, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Links, Music

The hometown Oinkari Dancers performed to an enthusiastic crowd during the recent Jaialdi 2010 international Basque festival at Boise's Expo Idaho fairgrounds. The group, which usually performs dances from the Basque province of Bizkaia, c...

Jaialdi Sports Night

August 7, 2010

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Boise’s Oinkari Dancers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

August 5, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Idaho, Jaialdi, Links, News

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

Jaialdi 2010 Dance Groups at Fairgrounds

August 1, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Links, Music

Click on the video above to see a few of the many Jaialdi 2010 musical and dance performances Saturday July 31 at the Expo Idaho fairgrounds. More than a dozen music and dance groups from the United States and the Basque Country were on ha...

Jaialdi 2010 – Basque Extravaganza at Boise Fairgrounds

July 31, 2010

Filed under Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Music, People

Thousands of people were treated to a Basque cultural extravaganza Saturday July 31 as Jaialdi 2010 moved to the Expo Idaho fairgrounds in the first of two days of celebrations at the sprawling center. The huge fairground was filled wit...

Jaialdi 2010 – NABO Men’s Pelota Championships

July 31, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Handball, Jaialdi

It was a California sweep in the 35th-annual NABO men's pelota championships with Bakersfield and San Francisco coming out on top during the Jaialdi 2010 tournament at Boise's historic Anduiza Fronton. The Bakersfield duo of Dennis Petrissans and Jose Goñi beat a tough San Francisco...

Jaialdi 2010 Has a Junior Mus Tournament too!

July 30, 2010

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The North American Basque Organizations is a federation of clubs that work to promote many traditions of the Basque culture in the United States. Among their pet projects is junior mus, to start kids learning the Basque card...

Feats of Strength at Jaialdi 2010 Sports Night

July 30, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Jaialdi, Links

Sports Night at Jaialdi 2010 drew a boisterous crowd to Boise's Qwest Arena Thursday night July 29 as top athletes from the Basque Country put on displays of amazing strength. People roared and clapped as the athletes lifted 450-pound wagon...

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

July 30, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Jaialdi, Links

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...

Lehendakari Patxi Lopez at Jaialdi 2010

July 29, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Jaialdi, People, Politics

By Nancy Zubiri As part of his first official visit to the United States as the Basque lehendakari, Patxi Lopez introduced himself to festival goers at Boise’s Jaialdi 2010 on Thursday, July 29. He spoke at a reception hos...

Boise Celebrates Jaialdi 2010 Basque Festival

July 29, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Links, Music

Boise has become an epicenter for all things Basque as the mammoth Jaialdi 2010 festival launched this week with celebrations in and around the city's Basque Block. Culture, music, dance, food, drink and sports abounded as thousands of peo...

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