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Euskaldunak Quebec hosts the NABO Fall Meeting as part of its “Basque Diaspora Weekend”

10/06/2017

NABO Delegates and guests at NABO’s summer meeting held in Buffalo, Wyoming (photoLisaCorcostegui)
NABO Delegates and guests at NABO’s summer meeting held in Buffalo, Wyoming (photoLisaCorcostegui)

The Euskaldunak Basque Association in Quebec has planned in Montreal an entire weekend’s worth of activities that will also include the NABO Fall Meeting.  Its Euskal Diasporaren Asteburua, or Basque Diaspora Weekend, will include Basque dance, herri kirolak, trainera, and lots of good food and fun besides. This will be newly-elected NABO President, Annie Gavica’s, first meeting at the helm.

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Montreal, Quebec. The Euskaldunak Quebec Basque Association is hosting this year’s Fall NABO meeting on October 7th, as part of its Euskal Diasporaren Asteburua.  Although small in size, the Euskaldunak Basque Association carries out a full program of activities annually that includes Basque lessons, Basque dance, as well as rowing on the club’s very own trainera.

The weekend festivities will begin on Friday, October 6th with a reception at Station HO.ST at 6pm.  On Saturday, the meeting will be held at the Marché Jean Talon with breakfast being served at 8:30am followed by the NABO meeting at 9am.  This will be newly-elected NABO President, Annie Gavica’s, first meeting at the helm. 

With the official business of the weekend out of the way, Saturday afternoon will include Herri Kirolak provided by members of the New England Basque Club, Basque dancing, a pintxo contest and a dinner dance.  On Sunday, October 8th the events will move to the Lachine Rowing Club where there will be a rowing exhibition on the club’s trainera by local rowers, and a picnic.  For complete information, or to RSVP, visit their website



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