Performing Groups

Boiseko Gazteak
The Boiseko Gazteak group teaches teaches children from age 4 to 14. We currently have over 150 children in our dance group.

Oinkari Basque Dancers
Oinkari.org has been designed to engage and enlighten the public and our supporters, keep the Basque community informed, and build on the 45-year legacy of the Boise Oinkari Dancers.

Txantxangorriak is open to all ages (8 and over) and will be teaching the triki trixa (accordion) and the pandareta (tambourine).

Biotzetik Choir
The Biotzetik Basque Choir now has about fifty-five members. Though they come in all shapes and sizes, stripes and shades, they are all dedicated to the choir’s two main principles: singing in Basque and having fun!

Educational Groups

Basque Museum & Cultural Center
The Basque Museum & Cultural Center provides a look into the Basque heritage by exhibits, collections, and tours. As a cultural center, it’s a gathering place for events and educational opportunities – in which people of all backgrounds can participate in Basque activities.

Boise State Basque Studies Program
The Basque Studies Program at Boise State University is a multi-disciplinary course of advanced study that involves all aspects of the language, culture and history of the Basque people. It also provides a resource for the greater community and region where Boise State University is located.

Cenarrusa Foundation for Basque Culture
The Cenarrusa Foundation for Basque Culture promotes the culture and history of the Basques by providing resources for performances, presentations and programs and to organizations throughout Idaho and Oregon. The Foundation is the entity that can provide the added degree of assistance – financial or professional – that can make the critical difference for any organization that seeks to promote Basque Culture.

International Organizations

The North American Basque Organizations, Inc. (NABO) began in 1973 with a handful of clubs and today we count over thirty organizations from throughout the United States.

All children who are 10 years of age by June 1 and whose parents are members of a NABO organization are welcome to attend Udaleku. Instruction will include Basque dancing and singing, Txistu, Accordion, Pandareta, Mus, Euskera, Pelota/Pala, Basque cooking, and lots of other things thrown in for fun!! We will also have other fun activities after hours.

“Izan zirelako gara, garelako izango dira”
Because they were we are, because we are they will be