Big Horn Basque Club Holds General Assembly

The Big Horn Basque Club in Buffalo, WY held its annual general assembly meeting on Sunday, January 31st with nearly 100 people in attendance. President John Camino called the meeting to order and several agenda items were discussed. Elections also took place with Jane (Marton) Buell, Randy Camino, and Baileigh Rodriguez being elected as new directors. Other officers include Vice-President, Jason Camino, Secretary Liz (Camino) Ramsey, Treasurer Randy Camino and communicator Mick Camino. Enjoy some pictures from the day.


San Francisco Basque Cultural Center 34th Anniversary

SFBCCThe San Francisco Basque Cultural Center will be celebrating its 34th Anniversary February 13-14, 2016. This year's festivities will also include a special Paleta Cuero Tournament February 10-12th that will gather local players, as well as those from The Reunion, Mexico City and Club Tajonar Lintxu. Anniversary festivities will begin on Saturday February 13th with Gazteak Pilota at 2:15pm. More pelota action will take place until 6pm cocktail hour with dinner to follow at 7pm. After dinner there will be a dance to the music of Baga Biga. Sunday will begin with mass at 10am followed by the Center's Bizi Emankorra awards being presented to Maria Arriada, Jean Leon Cuburu, and Auguste Indart. Afterwards, lunch will be served followed by more pelota including Joko Garbi featuring players from Ustaritz. For complete weekend information or to RSVP for Saturday's dinner or Sunday's lunch, visit their website.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Deadline

SmithsonianThe Smithsonian Folklife Festival has let us know that they have received a steady stream of proposals for the upcoming festival this summer. In hopes of firming up some details for the event, they have now made February 22, 2016 the deadline for proposals for both potential performers and vendors. If you wish to participate or know somebody who does, please share this information with them. Applications are available by clicking on the following links: Performers | Vendors.



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