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Buffalo Accordionist Plays to Preserve Basque Culture

August 23, 2010

Filed under Buffalo, Culture, Music

For David Romtvedt, playing his accordion is a way of helping Basque people maintain their unique culture. Since the mid-1990s, the wiry accordionist has been belting out fandangos and other folk and dance tunes with the Bighorn Basque Club in Buffalo, Wyoming. He recently pl...

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 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...

Amuma Says No Rocks U.S. Capital

July 15, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Links, Music

The popular Boise-based Basque music group "Amuma Says No" performed Wednesday July 14 in the Homegrown Concert Series in Washington D.C. The series features top artists performing traditional music and dance routines from a variet...

Amuma Says No to Play in Washington D.C. Concert

June 30, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Music

Basque music will be rocking the U.S. capital. "Amuma Says No," the popular Basque music band from Boise, will be playing Wednesday July 14 in the prestigious Homegrown Concert Series in Washington D.C. The series features top artis...

Luhartz Belts Out Basque Tunes During California Trip

June 4, 2010

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

Above: Luhartz and Rafa Iriondo interview. For the Basque band Luhartz, playing for Basque-American audiences is a way to acknowledge the hard work made by local Basque clubs to promote the culture of their homeland. The group...

Bakersfield Basques Put on a Party

May 31, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Culture, Dance, Links, Music, News

The Kern County Basque Club hosted its successful annual festival this past weekend, Read More »...

Luhartz Plays Bakersfield

May 31, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Culture, Dance, Music, Videos

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