BEO's Basque Cultural Day

BEOThe Basque Educational Organization would like to invite you its biennial Basque Cultural Day that will take place virtually on Saturday October 23rd beginning at 1pm PST.  The theme of this year’s event is BAKARTASUNA ELKARTUZ/ON OUR OWN TOGETHER and will feature presentations from Xabier Irujo (UNR), David Romtvedt (Buffalo, WY); Larraitz Ariznabarreta (UNR); Nic Smith (UCLA), and Mikaela Goicoechea, NABO’s Music Programs Coordinator. Presentations will be interspersed with some words from the BEO’s scholarship winners, and viewing parties are encouraged, with viewers packages also available.  For complete information, including to RSVP or watch videos by the presenters visit their website. They are also on Facebook and Instagram.


Would Your Organization Like to Host Bulego Taldea?

BulegoAnnie Gavica, Executive Director of the Basque Museum and Cultural Center has reached out to see if there would be interest in hosting a popular band from the Basque Country, Bulego Talde, between April 14-24, 2022.  She is seeking organizations, businesses or other groups that may be interested in hosting them for a concert.   This would include sharing their travel costs, hosting them while in your community and where possible, payment for their performance.  If you are interested in being part of their US tour, please contact the Museum by calling 208-577-2250.  For more information about the group itself, click here.

Annual Omenaldia Memorial Mass

Aita AnttonThe annual Omenaldia Memorial Mass will take place virtually again this year on Sunday, October 31st beginning at 10am PST on the Artzai Ona Facebook page.  This year’s mass is the result a combined effort with the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center also working with Aita Antton and the Basque Museum & Cultural Center to coordinate the event.  If you would like to include a loved one who has passed away since October 2020, please send their full name, years of birth and death, and a photo to the Basque Museum & Cultural Center in Boise by emailing Please note that additions can only be made until October 16. 

Joni Krakau is also asking anyone with information that should be included in Aita Antton’s October newsletter, to please send it to her via email to by October 20th.  This could include births, deaths, baptisms, weddings, milestone anniversaries etc.  Thank you in advance for your help!



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