- Are there any Basque dances that use
we usually associate castanets with Spanish flamenco dance,
there are examples of castanet dances in the Basque Country.
The dances performed by men on Corpus Christi in Oņati,
Gipuzkoa use castanets. Another example is a dance called
Ttun Ttun from The Valley of Erronkari in the province of
Nafarroa. This second dance is performed by both men and
women. Dancers from La Rioja region of Araba also play
castanets. It is hard to say if castanets were more widely
used in the past.
Korpus Eguna in Oņati, Gipuzkoa
Ttun Ttun from Isaba in the Valley of