Euskal Kazeta

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...

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 »...

Basques in the 2010 World Cup

July 8, 2010

Filed under Culture, Links, People

  Three players heading to the 2010 World Cup final Sunday are Basque. The Basques include Xabi Alonso, Fernando Llorente Torres and Javi Martinez, of the Spanish team. Alonso, 28, is the highest profile Basque player on the team. Born in Tolosa in Gip...

Basque President Patxi Lopez to visit U.S. during Jaialdi 2010

June 15, 2010

Filed under Boise, Jaialdi, Links, People

Basque Lehendakari Patxi Lopez will be visiting the United States next month during the huge Jaialdi 2010 international Basque festival in Boise. The Basque government announced that Lopez will hosting a reception on Thursda...

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...

Hundreds enjoy food, dance at Fresno Basque Club Festival

May 4, 2010

Filed under Culture, Dance, Fresno, News, People

They prepared for rain at the Fresno Basque Club festival. But in the end, the weather was great -- and so was the party. Read More »...

Seattle Basque Club Remembers Aita Martxel Tillous

April 15, 2010

Filed under Culture, History, People, Religion, Seattle

For years, Father Martxel Tillous was he Catholic priest assigned to cover the Basque communities across the American West. He was known simply as "aita," or father, in the Basque language of Euskera. He died last year of ca...

Basque Journalist Covers Mexico Drug War

April 12, 2010

Filed under News, People, Politics

Journalist Judith Torrea still remembers crossing the bridge from El Paso, Texas to Juarez, Mexico. Read More »...

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...

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