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Online Exhibit of the Basque Culture

March 8, 2013

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Dance, Language, Links, Music

Basque dancing, bertsolaris and Basque art and theater are all subjects of videos presented in an online presentation by the website Euskal Munduak (Basque World). The website's exhibit, Batekmila Basque Worlds, is a contemporary a...

Elko National Basque Festival – A Crowd Pleaser

July 8, 2012

Filed under Culture, Dance, Elko, Handball, Links, Music, News

By Nancy Zubiri The National Basque Festival in Elko eclipses most of the West’s other Basque festivals, except perhaps for Jaialdi in Boise, which is held every five years. Elko’s festival, held the weekend closest to 4th of July, features events over three acti...

Madonna Admires Basque Culture, Kalakan member says

June 13, 2012

Filed under Culture, Links, Music, People

Pop superstar Madonna played the Basque txalaparta when she visited the Basque Country and was very interested in Basque culture, according to an interview with a member of the group Kalakan. Thierry Biscary, one of the members of the musical trio Kalakan,...

2012 Basque Festival Videos

June 8, 2012

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

Basque festivals are popular -- everyone enjoys them, especially the food. Here are a few videos inspired by recent festivals -- and the summer festival season has barely started. Video producer Jean Paul Barthe gives a glimpse of the San Francisco Basque Club picnic June ...

Madonna to collaborate with Basque trio Kalakan

April 15, 2012

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Links, Music

Pop superstar Madonna has announced that she will be collaborating with the Basque trio Kalakan to remake one of her popular hits "Open Your Heart." The song is scheduled to be part of her World Tour 2012. Last summer, Mad...

San Francisco Basques to celebrate Nafarroa

November 1, 2011

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

The Basque Educational Organization is sponsoring the Day of Navarra – Nafarroaren Eguna -- with lectures and activities all related to the region where many of California’s Basque immigrants originated. The event, to be he...

Inside Berri Txarrak’s Venice Beach Bash

October 19, 2011

Filed under Culture, Links, Music, People

Members of the popular Basque rock band Berri Txarrak capped their stay in Venice Beach with a party for their soon-to-be released album titled Haria, or thread in English. Click on the video above to check out scenes from the list...

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