Basque Club of Utah to Participate in Living Traditions Festival
The Basque Club of Utah will once again participate in the Salt Lake City Living Traditions Festival May 20-22, 2022, and annual event that the club has participated in for years. This festival “supports the diverse artistic traditions and perspectives through the presentation of both historical and contemporary customs. By preserving the cultural traditions of their community, Living Traditions artists make a great contribution to our sense of place and help demonstrate Salt Lake City as a diverse and vibrant place to live.” Admission to the event is free and gathers over 90 cultures from the area. The Basque club will participate in the festival with a booth where they will sell Churros, Croquetas, and Chorizos, and the Utah’ko Triskalariak Dancers will also perform. For complete information and schedule of events, click here.
Basque Museum Will Offer Summer Euskara Courses Online
The Basque Museum & Cultural Center is offering online Euskara classes this summer. Starting the week of June 6 and running for 8 weeks, each course focuses on different Basque cultural topics. Susana Siccardi, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, has thoughtfully designed each of the following mini-courses: Euskara for Travel, Basque Gastronomy, and Euskal Jaiak. She will also be teaching two conversation classes that complement these mini-courses. For more information click here. Registration is open until May 30. Please contact Edurne Arostegui with any questions, and take your first step toward learning Euskara today!
Mikel Urdangarin Performing in Three California Concerts
Our friends in California will have the great privilege of hosting Mikel Urdangarin, Basque Folk Singer, this summer as part of his 25th anniversary tour. After performing two concerts in New York City, Urdangarin is now making his way cross country to perform three concerts in California. The first will take place at the Basque Cultural Center on Wednesday, May 25th, the second at the Dore Theater at Cal State Bakersfield on Friday, May 27th, and the finally on Saturday, May 28th at 2:30pm at the Kern County Basque Club outdoor stage. All concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, please refer to this article in EuskalKazeta.