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Ribbon Dance from Gipuzkoa, July 24, 1999
Gipuzkoako Zinta Dantza (Ribbon Dance from Gipuzkoa) performed by the Zenbat Gara dance group. Photo: Lee Brumbaugh, July 24, 1999

Reno Basque Festival

(Basque Cultural Week and NABO Convention) This annual event is centered around traditional Basque games, dancing, and foods. Sporting competitions include soka tira (a form of tug-of-war), wood chopping, and weight lifting.

Originally submitted by: Harry Reid, Senator Richard H. Bryan, Senator Shelley Berkeley, Representative (1st District) & Jim Gibbons, Representative (2nd District).

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