The Basque Regions
Travel to Basque country to see some of the world’s most beautiful coastal and mountain scenery and meet the people from one of Europe’s oldest communities. For this issue, Faces has partnered with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival to explore the people and places important to the Basque people with articles such as:
Basque Country: Tradition and Innovation
Basque Food: From Familiar to Innovative
Euskara Arises!: The Basque Language Revival
Basque Beats: Sounds of the Txalaparta
Bertsolari is Improvisation to the Max!
Giants and Big Heads Roam the Streets of Basque Country
Sheepwagons: Home Away From Home for Basque Sheepherders
Basque Dancing on Both Sides of the Atlantic: An Exchange
Growing UP: Summer Camps
The Lamia and the Midwife: Adapted from a Traditional Basque Tale from Navarre
Regular features include High 5, At a Glance, Critter Corner, Where in the World?, A Closer Look, Face Facts, Art Connection, and a cryptogram puzzle.