Thursday, December 9, 2010

Olé Magazine

My photo was used on the cover of the November 2010 issue of Olé Magazine in Finland. How Cool!
http://www.olekustannus.com/olelehti/index.asp?vuosi=2010&lehti_id=392


The photo is of a young Basque Performer from the Txorimaloak Soinu Taldea.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Jaialdi 2010 Pictures Posted

Jaialdi 2010 days 1-5 photos are posted here: http://photos.jonq.com/jaialdi2010-byday - There are prints of the photos on sale at that site.

I'm very busy until mid-September, after which i'll post the Day 6 photos and hundreds of new photos from the entire week. Follow me on Twitter @BasquePhotos to be notified when the new photos are posted.


Friday, July 30, 2010

Jaialdi 2010 Pictures Posted - Day 3

Photos from Day 3 of Jaialdi 2010 have been posted here.

Highlights:
  • Pelota Match at the Fronton
  • Sports Night at Qwest Arena
    • Aizkolariak (Woodchoppers)
      • Aitzol Atutxa - Dima, Bizkaia
      • Ugaitz Mugerza - Mutriku, Gipuzkoa
      • Jose Angel Zubiaga - Araba
    • Harrijasotzaileak (Weightlifters)
      • Aimar Irigoien - Errezil, Gipuzkoa
      • Joseba Ostolaza, "Ostolaza II" - Zestoa, Gipuzkoa
      • Xabier Valenciano, "Zelailuze" - Mallabia, Bizkaia
    • Farm Sports - Mutriku Herri Kirol Taldea
      • Wood Sawing
      • Stone Lifting
      • Hale Bale Tossing & Lifting
      • Churn Carrying
      • Tug-of-War
  • Bertsolariak (Improvisational Poets)
    • Iratxe Ibarra - Markina-Xemein, Bizkaia
    • Xabi Paya - Bilbao, Bizkaia

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Jaialdi 2010 Pictures Posted - Day 2

Photos from Day 2 of Jaialdi 2010 have been posted here.

Highlights:

  • The children's music group "Txantxangorriak" (little red bird) perform with the Trikitixa (accordion) and Panderoa (tambourine) and Txalaparta
  • The Oinkari Basque Dancers perform a variety of traditional Basque dances
  • Basque cultural presentation "In the Name of the Basque" at the Egyptian Theater


    • MC: Joseba Chertudi
    • Quane Kanyon discussed Pete Cenarrusa's biography "Bizkaia to Boise"
    • Dr. Iñaki Goirizelaia, President of the University of the Basque Country, UPV-EHU
    • Keynote Speaker: Alberto Santana Ezkerra, Director of the Basque Studies Center, BSU
    • Nere Lete  presented Basque Studies Minor's student awards
    • Agurra in honor of Basque Studies graduates. Dantzaria: Dr. Iñaki Goirizelaia, Txistularia: Kathy Clarkson.
  • Socializing on the Basque Block and in the Basque Center

       

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Jaialdi 2010 Pictures Posted - Day 1

Photos from Day 1 of Jaialdi 2010 have been posted here.

Highlights:

  • Street musicians from the Basque Country playing the Trikitixa (accordion) and Panderoa (tambourine) on the Basque Block
  • Performance by the Zabaleta Brothers
  • Txalaparta performance - Long wooden boards are beat vertically with special thick drum sticks
  • Pelota match

     

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