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Basque Musician Kepa Junkera to Perform in Boise, Chino (Updated 5-23-10)

May 12, 2010

Filed under Boise, Chino, Culture, Dance, Music, People, San Francisco

As he continues to innovate with his musical style, renowned Basque accordionist Kepa Junkera will be playing at Basque clubs in Boise and Chino this month. Video: Kepa Junkera in Chino from Euskal Kazeta on Vimeo. The w...

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...

Chino Picnic Dancing

April 27, 2010

Filed under Chino, Culture, Dance, Music, Videos

Basque Folk Dance Extravaganza from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Celebrating Basque Festival Season

April 19, 2010

Filed under Culture, Dance, Music

View Basque Summer Festivals in the U.S. in a larger map Above: Interactive Basque Festival Map. Click on the blue "Basque Summer Festivals" to see a larger view. In Basque communities across the West, the onset of summer means the celebration of festivals. These summer festivals are often referred to as "pic...

Pantxoa Eta Peio

March 28, 2010

Filed under Chino, Culture, Music, People, Videos

Basque Group Pantxoa eta Peio in U.S. Debut from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Pantxoa eta Peio delight audience in Chino

March 27, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Chino, Culture, Music, News, People, San Francisco

Pantxoa eta Peio, the Basque folk singing duet who made it big with their songs about love for their Basque culture, finally made their debut Read More »...

Basque Filmmaker Asier Altuna Features Bertsolaritza

Robert Lopez, Writer

March 22, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Euskera, Music, People

Bertsolari Piloto - English subtitles from Txintxua on Vimeo. Above: Pilot for director Asier Altuna's bertsolari documentary film. Basque filmmaker Asier Altuna has always been moved by the emotion of a bertsolaritza. As the singers compete against each other with their poetic, extemporaneous ve...

Basque rock: Amuma Says No

March 8, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Music, Videos

Amuma Says No Rocks Basque Festival from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Basque Bertsolaritza in South San Francisco March 13

February 28, 2010

Filed under Culture, Music, People, San Francisco

Above: Promotional video for the San Francisco Basque Club's "Bertso Jaialdia" on March 13. For more information, click here. The Basque competitors gather at festivals or among friends to face off in improvised lyric...

Kepa Junkera Hopes to Spread Basque Music [Updated 3-29-10]

February 18, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Music, News, People, San Francisco

Kepa Junkera, probably the best internationally known Basque musician, is currently living in the United States Read More »...

Jaialdi 2010: Boise Hotels Filling Up

February 15, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Music

View Jaialdi 2010 in a larger map Above: Interactive festival map. Click on icons or blue Jaialdi 2010 link. Hotels in the downtown Boise area say they are already booked or are filling up fast as people make reservations for the huge Jaialdi 2010 International Basque festival to be held in the city beginning in late July. ...

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