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2019 – 2020 Registration

The first dancing practice will be on Tuesday, September 24, at 7:00 PM.

Registration:
Online registration for Boiseko Gazteak is now live!  It will be accessible until Tuesday, September 17.  You may also register in person on September 17 at 7:00 PM at the Basque Center. Whether you register online or not, you will need to come to the Basque Center that evening if you need to have your children measured for costumes, have costumes altered, or purchase used costumes, shoes, and other costume accessories.  This evening will also be an opportunity to sell your used costume to another parent (if you are selling a costume, please plan to arrive early so that the costume pieces can be priced prior to registration).

In order to dance with Boiseko Gazteak, Parents/Guardians (NOT Grandparents) must be members of Euzkaldunak.  If you are not currently a member of Euzkaldunak, you may become a member by contacting Patty Gabica Haas ([email protected]).  You may also register for Euzkaldunak during the Boiseko Gazteak registration on the evening of September 17.

New Costume Information:
The final day to order new costumes is September 24.  A 50% deposit is required for all NEW costumes and pieces ordered at registrationCHECKS ONLY
We’re working with a new team of seamstresses this season. Some costumes will require 1-2 fittings.

Costume information link: BKO2019-20_COSTUME_CHECK_LIST

Group Organization:
Txikituak (txiki) – 4-5 year olds (must be at least 4 by Oct. 1, 2019)
Azkarrak – 6-7 years old
Txulitoak – 8-10 years old
Nagusiak – 11-14 years old

Teachers & Musicians Wanted:
The board is also looking for teaching volunteers to assist the directors for each age group.  This program cannot continue without the people who are committed to teaching every Tuesday night for nine weeks before Christmas and nine weeks after Christmas.  Teaching is also a great opportunity for current high school kids to earn volunteer hours.  Please think about joining the crew that continues to pass on our culture to these wonderful kids year after year.  If you are interested, please contact Johnny Aldape (208.761.2121 or [email protected]).
Similarly, we are also looking for musicians (txistu, accordion, & tambourine) to provide live music during practices and performances.  If you are interested, please contact Nikki Totorica (208.867.2175 or 
[email protected]).

2019-2020 Calendar:
09/03 – Online registration begins
09/17 – Onsite registration at 7PM at the Basque Center (including used costume buying/selling, new costume measuring, and volunteer signup)
09/24 – First practice at 7PM (practice each Tuesday until December 3, no practice on November 26), final day to order new costumes
12/08 – Winter Show (Borah High) & Euzkaldunak Children’s Christmas Party (Basque Center)
01/07 – Practice resumes at 7PM (practice each Tuesday until March 3)
03/08 – Spring Show (Borah High)
07/27 – Jaialdi practice at 7PM
07/28 – Jaialdi practice at 7PM
08/01 – Jaialdi performance (Idaho Expo)

Questions?

If you have questions, or you would like to be added to the Boiseko Gazteak email list, please contact the Boiseko Gazteak board: email

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

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