Antiguoko Pilota Tournament Will be Available on Youtube

Antiguoko PilotzaleokThe Antiguako Pilotzaleok Elkartea is pleased to announce that the Antiguo Pilota Tournament held in Donostia, the tournament that has held the most editions in the field of Basque pilota, will take place August 9th through September 3rd and will be available to watch on YouTube. This year, organizers are expressly inviting pilotaris in the Diaspora to watch to highlight the importance of this tournament.  “All the pilota players who are currently active on the professional level have participated in this tournament in their day," they stressed. The tournament will cover nine festivals and all matches will be available to watch on YouTube free of charge.  The tournament festival follows: — August 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24, the league phase will be played, starting at 7:00 p.m., Euskal Herria time (10 am PST) — August 30-31, semifinal eliminations, starting at 6:30 p.m. (9:30am PST). Three games: one for women and two for men — Saturday, September 3, finals, starting at 11:00 a.m. (2am PST), with three games. For complete information, visit their website.


Artzai OnaSunday's Mass will be Celebrated in Salt Lake City

Aita Antton will be celebrating mass this weekend in Salt Lake City on Sunday, August 7th at 11am.  The service will be available to watch live on the Artzai Ona Facebook as usual, or later on for those who cannot join the livestream.  If you would like to attend in person, please email club president Carina Barajas for details, or visit the Basque Club of Utah’s Facebook page.


Day of the Basque Diaspora Approaches

Diasporaren EgunaThe Day of the Basque Diaspora is fast approaching, September 8th.  If your club or Basque community is planning an event, please share that information with the Basque Government by emailing  They are once again compiling a program of events and don’t want to leave anyone out.


Lagunak Basque Women's Luncheon in Elko

Lagunak LuncheonOn September 24th Basque women from everywhere are invited to attend a luncheon in Elko, Nevada at the Basque clubhouse.  This is an opportunity for comradery, but will also include speakers, and vendors on site selling Basque wares. Cost of the lunch, prepared by Arbillaga Catering, is $45. All reservations must be prepaid by check made payable to Florence Frye – Lagunak (1220 Bridlewood Way, Reno, NV  89509).  To register online, please click here. There are only 200 spots so don’t wait to claim yours.  For complete information, click here.




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