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Banakoa: The Popular Basque Dance

August 30, 2010

By John Ysursa One of the most recognizable male Basque dances, which has become popular this summer at Basque-American festivals, is the "banakoa" from the region of Durango in Bizkaia. Read More »...

Pilota Classics – San Francisco Battles Boise

August 18, 2010

The capacity crowd at Boise's historic Anduiza Fronton was treated to a tight, back-and-forth struggle between squads from San Francisco and Boise during the final match of the 35th-annual pilota championships sponsored by the North American Basque Organizations, or NABO. Th...

Dancing the Banakoa

August 14, 2010

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Oinkari Dancers at Jaialdi 2010

August 9, 2010

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 Sports Night

August 7, 2010

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Boise’s Oinkari Dancers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

August 5, 2010

The Oinkari dancers have perhaps done more than any Basque-American group to promote Basque culture in the United States. Read More »...

Jaialdi 2010 Dance Groups at Fairgrounds

August 1, 2010

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

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...

Jaialdi 2010 – NABO Men’s Pelota Championships

July 31, 2010

It was a California sweep in the 35th-annual NABO men's pelota championships with Bakersfield and San Francisco coming out on top during the Jaialdi 2010 tournament at Boise's historic Anduiza Fronton. The Bakersfield duo of Dennis Petrissans and Jose Goñi beat a tough San Francisco...

Jaialdi 2010 Has a Junior Mus Tournament too!

July 30, 2010

The North American Basque Organizations is a federation of clubs that work to promote many traditions of the Basque culture in the United States. Among their pet projects is junior mus, to start kids learning the Basque card...

Feats of Strength at Jaialdi 2010 Sports Night

July 30, 2010

Sports Night at Jaialdi 2010 drew a boisterous crowd to Boise's Qwest Arena Thursday night July 29 as top athletes from the Basque Country put on displays of amazing strength. People roared and clapped as the athletes lifted 450-pound wagon...

Jaialdi 2010 Schedule of Events (Updated July 29, 2010)

July 30, 2010

Jaialdi 2010, Boise, Idaho Jaialdi approaches! The biggest Basque festival in the United States, held every five years, is expected to be the largest one yet. Organizers say they expect 30,000 to 40,000 people, with many comi...

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