Film, Video NOKA: Basque Song & Music from California
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- NOKA: Basque Song & Music from California
- A concert by NOKA, which specializes in songs about Basque culture, gender, and identity. They are particularly interested in songs that use Noka, a familiar form of address historically used in speaking to a girl or woman in whom one had konfiantza or trust.
- Event Date
- July 06, 2016
- - NOKA is a trio composed of Andréa Bidart, Begoña Echeverria, and Cathy Petrissans, the daughters and granddaughters of Basque immigrants who grew up together in Chino, California. They are members of the Chino Basque club and were raised speaking and singing in Basque. In 1997, they formed the singing trio NOKA and have since recorded three albums and toured internationally. In this concert they are joined by Mikel Markez a poet, singer, and songwriter from Errenteria, Gipuzkoa, Spain.
- Related Resources
- American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
- Running Time
- 59 minutes 53 seconds
- Online Format
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