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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 »...

Dancing the Banakoa

August 14, 2010

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

Dancing the Banakoa from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

The Dancing Flashmob is all the Rage in the Basque Country

August 13, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Dance, Links

The recent Fetes de Bayonne attracted a "flashmob" estimated to be a crowd of over 2,000 people who danced to the song "I Gotta Feeling." Today (Aug. 13), in Biarritz, France, another flashmob dance event, advertised on Facebook was scheduled to take place in front ...

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...

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...

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...

Jaialdi Kicks Off Tuesday, July 27

July 27, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, People, San Francisco

Several hundred people showed up on the Basque Block in the evening of Tuesday, July 27, the first official day of Jaialdi 2010. Musicians played, while the crowd ate pintxos and sangria from the Basque Market, or specialty dr...

Festival in Chino Draws Small But Lively Crowd

July 6, 2010

Filed under Chino, Culture, Dance, Links

The Southern California Basque Club held its 64th annual picnic at the Chino Fairgrounds Sunday, the 4th of July. While very hot weather usually prevails during the summer in Chino, Sunday’s temperatures hit a high of only 8...

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