Mass to Remember Gooding and Reno Basque Communities

Aita AnttonThis Sunday, July 18th, Aita Antton will be remembering the Basque communities in Gooding, Idaho and Reno, Nevada on the occasion of their annual festivities, with a special remembrance of those who have passed away in each community this year.  Mass will be livestreamed beginning at 8am (PST) and can be followed on the Artzai Ona Facebook Page. You can find the missal here. Mila esker Aita zure ahalegin guziendako.


Reno Basque Festival

Reno FestivalThe Reno Zazpiak Bat Basque Club will host its annual picnic this Saturday, July 17th at the California Building (75 Cowan Drive) in Reno.  The day will begin with a Mus Tournament beginning at 8am.  Tournament fees are $50 that includes lunch and a single membership, or $60 for lunch and a family membership.  Lunch will be served from 12:00-1:30pm, followed by the presentation of NABO’s Bizi Emankorra Award to Janet Inda by NABO President, Philippe Acheritogaray.  The Zazpiak Bat Basque Dancers will then perform, beginning at 2pm, followed by a weightlifting exhibition and a Txinga contest rounding out the afternoon.  Beginning at 5pm, Iñaki Reta, accordionist from the Basque Country, will provide music for your listening and dancing enjoyment.  For complete information including lunch costs, and event times, click here.


A Look Back at Fourth of July Festivities

For anyone interested in reading more about festivals that took place on the Fourth of July weekend in Elko, Nevada and Chino California check out this edition of EuskalKazeta. If you'd like to receive EuskalKazeta in your inbox, you can subscribe here.


University of the Basque Country July Workshop on Diplomacy

upvAs part of the University of the Basque Country’s summer offerings, there will be a workshop July 21-23, 2021 that will discuss “Public Diplomacy & Cultural Diplomacy.  Basque Public Diplomacy.” The aim of this course is “to analyze four decades of Basque public cultural diplomacy. Since the establishment of autonomy in the BAC in 1979, a phase has been completed that deserves to be analyzed and evaluated that also places us before the beginning of a new stage.” The event is directed to university students, non-university students, teachers, professional and the general public.  Attendees also have the option of attending in person at the Palacio Miramar in Donostia, or via Zoom. Presenters include a number of familiar faces like Gorka Alvarez, Director of the Basque Government’s Basque Community Abroad; John Bieter Garmendia professor at Boise State University; Marian Elorza Zubiria, Secretary General of the Basque Government’s Department of Foreign Action; Director of the Etxepare Basque Institute, Irene Larraza Aizpurua; Monika Madinabeitia Medrano professor at Mondragon University,  and Professor Emeritus from the Center for Basque Studies at the University Of Nevada, Reno, Joseba Zulaika Irureta, among others. For complete information, or to register, click here.




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