Basque music group Kalakan in Mountain Home, Idaho, on September 28
Kalakan, a music group from the Basque Country is headed to Idaho before playing at Ontario Basque Center’s Saint Michael Festival on September 29. Kalakan, who just finished a worldwide tour with Madonna, is comprised of 3 singer/percussionists that sing primarily in Basque.
The Mountain Home Basque club, Euskal Lagunak is hosting this free music concert on Saturday, September 28 at 6:00 PM at the Basque Park (Mountain Home). There will be food and drinks to purchase.
Euzkaldunak will be chartering a bus to Mountain Home for the evening. The bus will leave the Boise Basque Center at 4:30 PM, returning after the performance. If you are interested in riding the bus, please contact Annie Gavica at 208.830.9284 or by email at email@example.com. The cost to ride the bus is $15 per person. Please join in to support Mountain Home’s Euskal Lagunak’s concert in the park. It will be an amazing evening of music!
This year’s Gaztemundu program begins on August 31 and will run through September 14th.
Gaztemundu is a Basque Government sponsored program for youth from Basque clubs around the world that includes a two-week stay in Euskadi. Annually the Basque Government chooses themes of interest to Basques in the Diaspora and this year, the program will focus on music and training Basque club musicians so that more clubs can enjoy live music for their dancers or other activities. Fifteen participants have been chosen and include 11 from Argentina, 2 from Chile and 2 from the United States.
View a complete list of participants.
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