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1984 GAUDEN BAT

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1980

BASSO DANTZA

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1979 NABO CONVENTION

San Francisco

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1959 DANCERS

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1947

circa 1947

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About Gauden Bat / Ages 13 to 99

The Gauden Bat is the adult dance group in the southern California area and has been a unifying force in maintaining the cultural awareness for many young Basques.  The group has also been the basis for life-long friendships throughout the years.

 

The repertoire varies as the group develops dances from various parts of the Basque country.  The group consists of about twenty young adults, and they not only perform at the two Basque picnics in the area but at various venues when asked.

 

Although the adult Basque Dance Group has been around since 1932, the name Gauden Bat came into being in 1969.  At the time the group was led by Jean Louis Cihigoyenetche.  Gauden Bat means “Let us be one.” Learn more about the dance groups’ history by viewing the video in Things to Watch.

To view more recent images, go to Pictures by Linda (opens in a new window)

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN DANCING?
WHEN

Practices begin in April and continue until the Chino Picnic in September (Labor Day Weekend) and may occur during the off season depending upon dance events.

WHERE

Chino Basque Club

15468 Central Avenue

Chino, CA 91710

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