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St. Agatha 2021: sorely missed but still in our hearts (video)

This year, the St. Agatha's Day choirs will not be roaming the streets of the Land of the Basques (which is wherever Basques are), but the tradition is still alive in our hearts

Zorionak eta Urte Berri On.  With Basque carols from Cambridge, and...

Eguzkilorea. Senpere, Lapurdi. Euskal Herria. Stemless carline thistle or Silver thistle. Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle, Labourd. Basque Country. ( Garuna bor-bor)
This article was translated by John R. Bopp 2016 is coming to an end, and it seems like 2017 might be a bit better.  We don’t...

When the music of the “Basque barbarians” was heard in the...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp For generations, we Basques have been raised with the idea that our culture, and its manifestations, were basic,...

Today, the Basques go out to sing to Saint Agatha, and...

Celebración Santa Águeda 2016
  This article was translated by John R. Bopp This time every year, on the eve of St. Agatha’s Day, all around the Land of the Basques,...

Two Basque carols interpreted by the Cambridge Choir of King’s College...

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  This article was translated by John R. Bopp Birjina gaztetto bat zegoen is a popular Basque carol that was discussed in 1887 by Charles Bordes in...

Maurice Ravel, the Basque musician who composed Basque music, and who...

Maurice Ravel was a Basque musician, not only because he was born in the Basque Country, but because he felt that way

Maurice Ravel, the Basque who believed in his country

This article was translated by John R. Bopp The peoples who don’t usually write their history, because it’s usually written for them (by the victors in...

Three popular Basque songs are a hit on YouTube with The...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp We know, we know, this is hardly a breaking story.  But here, we're always on the lookout for...