Online Auction for Basque Museum and Ikastola
The Basque Museum and Cultural Center is once again holding an online auction providing an opportunity to support the efforts of the Museum and the Boiseko Ikastola, all while bidding on some wonderful experiences and items. The auction closes on August 28th so don’t miss out. For complete information, click here.
Basque Names Demystified with Jean-Max Fawzi
The Basque Educational Organization is proud to announce a special presentation this weekend, on Saturday, August 27th as part of the SFBCC’s Udako Besta. The talk entitled, “Basque Names Demystified,” will be presented by Jean-Max Fawzi in the meeting room upstairs, and will include a Q&A with Mr. Fawzi afterwards. If you have ever wondered where your last name came from, or if you are pronouncing it right, you don’t want to miss this presentation. For complete information, click here.
Udako Besta in San Francisco
The San Francisco Basque Cultural Center invites everyone to join in its Udako Besta this weekend, August 27th and 28th. The weekend will be full of pilota, great food, and drink, dancing and music provided by Zirimiri from the Basque Country. On Sunday, outgoing center directors, Anita Arduain, Jean Pierre Cabalette, and Jean Gorostiague will be recognized for their many years of service. Zorionak deneri! For complete information, including schedule of events and meal prices, click here.
Day of the Basque Diaspora
As all of you know, the Day of the Basque Diaspora is fast approaching, September 8th. If your club, or organization hasn’t planned how to celebrate it, you’re still in time to do so. For a little more motivation, the Basque Government’s Directorate for the Basque Community Abroad has shared this video. Enjoy!/On egin!