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Lehendakari Patxi Lopez at Jaialdi 2010

July 29, 2010

By Nancy Zubiri As part of his first official visit to the United States as the Basque lehendakari, Patxi Lopez introduced himself to festival goers at Boise’s Jaialdi 2010 on Thursday, July 29. He spoke at a reception hos...

Boise Celebrates Jaialdi 2010 Basque Festival

July 29, 2010

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...

Jaialdi 2010 – World Pilota Council Tournament

July 28, 2010

Venezuela took 3rd place in a tight battle against Australia Wednesday July 28 during the World Pilota Council tournament at the Boise fronton. Earlier in the evening, NABO 2 from Bakersfield defeated NABO 1 from Boise for 5t...

Jaialdi 2010 Women’s Pilota

July 28, 2010

It was a battle of South America Wednesday July 28 as FEVA Argentina squared off against Venezuela in the semifinal game of the World Pilota Council championships at the Boise fronton. The two teams fought a classic paleta goma match on the historic court to determine who would fac...

Jaialdi 2010 Week Pelota – NABO 1 v NABO 2

July 28, 2010

In one of the tournament highlights, the two women's pilota teams from NABO battled it out Tuesday July 27 in a back-and-forth contest during the World Pilota Council championship in Boise. The lead changed hands several times as NABO 1 from Boise and NABO 2 from B...

Jaialdi Kicks Off Tuesday, July 27

July 27, 2010

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

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Understanding Basques During Jaialdi 2010

July 26, 2010

In anticipation of the large Jaialdi festival, expected to attract 30,000 Basque people to Boise, Idaho this week, reporter Anna Webb wrote an article for the Idaho Statesman published today highlighting key aspects of Basque cu...

Amuma Says No Rocks U.S. Capital

July 15, 2010

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...

Top Basque Athletes Featured at Jaialdi 2010 Sports Night

July 13, 2010

Some of the top athletes from the Basque Country will be displaying amazing feats of strength during Sports Night later this month at the mammoth Jaialdi 2010 festival in Boise. Competitors will show off their athletic prowess with woo...

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

July 1, 2010

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...

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

June 15, 2010

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...

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