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Jaialdi 2010 Week Pelota – Euskadi v NABO 1

July 27, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Handball, Jaialdi, News, People

Jaialdi 2010 week kicked off with action-packed women's pelota Read More »...

Great Pelota Action at Kern County Basque Festival

June 1, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Culture, Handball, Links

Above: Basque pelota exhibition in Bakersfield. Four Basque handball players battled it out in exhibition matches at the Kern County Basque Festival and are now headed to the Bay Area, where they will square off on the indoor court at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francis...

Pelota Takes Center Stage at Jaialdi 2010

May 21, 2010

Filed under Boise, Handball, Jaialdi, News

Jaialdi 2010 will be a hotbed of pelota activity when the huge international Basque festival kicks off in Boise in late July. Read More »...

Basque Pelota Players Return to U.S. (Updated 5-24-10)

May 9, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Culture, Handball, San Francisco

Championship Basque pelota players will be returning to California later this month to play exhibition games in Bakersfield and South San Francisco. The four athletes -- Fernando Goñi, AKA Goñi III; Pedro Eulate; Alberto O...

San Francisco Basque Club Celebrates 50 Years

May 3, 2010

Filed under Culture, Dance, Handball, Music, San Francisco

Long-time members of the Bay Area's Basque community sometimes say that it seems just like yesterday when the San Francisco Basque Club was formed, back in 1960. The club has been celebrating its 50th anniversary in a big way this year...

Bakersfield Basque Pelota

March 1, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Handball, Videos

Handball at Bakersfield Basque Festival from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Basque Pelota Supporters Gather in San Francisco

December 12, 2009

Filed under Culture, Handball, San Francisco

Basque handball supporters gathered Thursday Dec. 10 at a chic San Francisco restaurant for a fundraising event for the United States Federation of Pelota. The gathering was held at Piperade restaurant, owned by renowned Basque ch...

Popularizing Basque Pelota

November 10, 2009

Filed under Culture, Handball, News, San Francisco

When it comes to handball in the United States, you can't help but think about the Basque people. Read More »...

NABO Team at World Pilota Council Tournament in Argentina (Updated)

October 28, 2009

Filed under Culture, Handball

By Evelyne Etcharren The NABO pelota team of Esther Ciganda and Maite Iribarren-Gorrindo has been playing hard at the 2009 World Pilota Council Tournament being held in Argentina. Ciganda and Iribarren-Gorrindo, who hail from Boise,...

Great Games Mark NABO Pelota Championships in South San Francisco

September 1, 2009

Filed under Handball, San Francisco

By Xabier Berrueta The Basque Cultural Center hosted the 34th Annual NABO Pilota Championships August 28 and 29. It marked the 12th time the Basque Cultural Center has hosted the Txapelketa. It was an action-packed event. R...

Pelota Championships and Pastorale in San Francisco

August 26, 2009

Filed under Culture, Dance, Handball, San Francisco

The Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco is hosting the NABO pelota championships this weekend, as part of its annual Basque festival. The weekend’s festivities, Euskal Etxeko Jaialdia, will also include a musical p...

San Inazio Festival in Boise

July 29, 2009

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Handball, Links

The Oinkari Dancers will be celebrating their 50th anniversary during this year's San Inazio festival July 30 - Aug. 1. In addition, the Boise Fronton will be in heavy use all weekend, as men's Paleta Goma, women's Baleen an...

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