San Inazio Festival keeps Basque culture alive

Posted at 9:44 PM, Jul 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-31 23:44:33-04
One of the treasure valley's favorite annual traditions is wrapping up in downtown Boise, The San Inazio Festival. The yearly festival honors the patron saint of the Basques. Thousands have flocked to the Basque Block all weekend  For live music, Street dancing  and a fill of the Basque culture. The festival has been held in Boise since the 1940's. Organizers say the festival is a way for them to keep their culture alive.
"We had a lot of immigrants that came for the last 100 years, the immigration has stopped  but the culture is still alive and we love to celebrate," Said Festival Organizer Ricardo Yanci.