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Basque festival in Elko is magical, says blogger

July 8, 2013

Filed under Culture, Dance, Elko, Music, News, People

The rain storm on the 4th of July, as fireworks were exploding in the sky, the Basque block party on Friday night and the Basque clubhouse dance with Amuma Says No on Saturday night were all highlights of the National Basque Festi...

Basque Festival in Las Vegas area a foodie’s delight

October 7, 2012

Filed under Culture, Dance, Las Vegas, Links

The Las Vegas Basque festival is known for its wonderful food -- paella, barbecued lamb and a delicious salad are always on the menu. Their chorizos are to die for, and their homemade sangria or picon punch are a great addition to the afternoon. This year's festival o...

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...

Basque Art at the Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko

July 7, 2012

Filed under Culture, Elko, Links

Artist Bob Ithurralde’s Basque-themed oil paintings are currently on display at the Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko as part of an exhibit timed to coincide with the National Basque Festival. A reception for the exhibi...

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 ...

Kern County Basque Festival: Something for Everyone

May 28, 2012

Filed under Bakersfield, Culture, News, People

See our Calendar of Events for info on the latest Kern County Festival. The Kern County Basque Festival offers something for everyone. Here's what these Basques had to say about this year's event: Noel and Yvonne Goyhene...

Basque Festival Season Has Arrived

May 11, 2012

Filed under Culture, Dance

View 2012 Basque Summer Festivals in the U.S. in a larger map The Basque festival season has begun, offering up great opportunities to soak up unique cultural experiences across the United States. Basque immigrants have left their footprints in communities from Boise, ID, Seattle, WA, Chino, CA to Portsmouth, RI and New York City....

Great Food is a Highlight at Las Vegas Festival

October 5, 2011

Filed under Culture, Handball, Las Vegas, Links, News

By Nancy Zubiri They left the Basque Country years ago to stake out their fortunes playing jai-alai around the world. For some of them, their last stop was Las Vegas. Today, the jai-alai matches at the MGM Hotel are long gone, but the f...

Basque Festivals Across the U.S.

April 22, 2011

Filed under Culture, Dance, Music

View 2011 Basque Summer Festivals in the U.S. in a larger map The onset of spring and summer means lively and colorful Basque festivals from San Francisco to Rhode Island. Some of these celebrations, such as the Kern County Basque Club festival held during the Memorial Day weekend in Bakersfield, typically a...

Basque Boardinghouse: The Star Hotel Still Going Strong

June 28, 2010

Filed under Culture, Elko, History, Links, News

For 100 years, the Star Hotel has been an anchor of Elko's rich and colorful Basque history. Read More »...

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