Los Banos Club to Participate in May Day Spring Fair
The Los Banos Basque Club will have a Basque Sandwich Booth May 3-7th at the Los Banos May Day Spring Fair. The event is held at the local Fairgrounds (4th and F Street) from 11am-11pm daily. The club will be selling lamb and Basque sausage Sandwiches to fairgoers, and their lamb sandwiches have been named the fair's "Best Sandwich" in multiple years. This event also serves as one of the club's main fundraisers annually. Go see them and enjoy a great sandwich!
Itxaso Alde Mus Tournament
The Itxaso Alde Basque Club aka the Ventura County Basque Club will hold its annual Mus Tournament this Saturday, April 29th at the Centro Basco in Chino (13432 S. Central Avenue, Chino, CA 91710). Player-check in will begin at 8:30am and cost to participate is $50 per player that includes club membership dues and lunch.
Ontario, Oregon Mus Tournament
Ontario, Oregon Basque Club will hold its annual mus tournament on May 6 at Ontario Basque Center. Registration will begin at 8:00am with play at 9:00. $25.00 per player includes lunch. Players must be members. Membership forms will be available (Membership $10.00). RSVP is required by May 1. You may do so by writing firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of people in your party. Winners will represent the club at the 2017 mus finals in Fresno, California on June 10, 2017.
The Counsel of the Basque Government approved the 2017 Gaztemundu Program this Tuesday. This year's edition is scheduled for September 2-17, 2017, and is dedicated to traditional Basque Instruments. Gaztemundu is a training program that is open to individuals between the ages of 18 and 35 who are members of recognized Basque clubs all over the world. Participants will be given the opportunity to learn about these instruments from expert professors, as well as meet musicians who play them. Over the two weeks, they will also travel, and learn more about the country of their ancestors. Application information will be made available after this information has been published in the Official Bulletin of the Basque Country. If you are interested in applying please stay tuned to www.EuskalKultura.com as they will publish the criteria as soon as they are made available.