Light Festival

Who doesn’t want to celebrate Christmas? Who isn’t excited about a unique show at the heart of San José? The Light Festival is one of the most waited for events in Costa Rica throughout the year. Both children and adults enjoy year after year the amazing floats and bands that come to fill them with […]

2019 Light Festival

Another year the Light Festival is going to fill the streets of San José with light, music and unique floats to welcome Christmas with much joy. The tradition of Light Festival began in 1996 when the council of San José organised the first parade of floats and best music bands of the country. That year […]

“Quijongo”: rescue and conservation of the typical Guanacaste instrument

Have you ever heard a play performed by a quijongo (ttraditional instrument from Guanacaste)? Do you know what that musical instrument is like and what pieces shape it? Do you have any idea of ​​the origin of this particular instrument? If you answered “no” to one or more of these questions, we inform you that […]

Christmas without chocolate is Not Christmas. Raffle every week

Paradise Products Costa Rica, La Casa del Cacao de Costa Rica and Chocolates Soleil, has the pleasure to introduce you to their December’s special offer. This is because we can’t avoid the festive spirit of this time of the year, because we want to share Christmas and New Year’s winds with you and because we […]

Two Costa Rican booktubers will represent Costa Rica at the FIL Guadalajara 2019

The Booktube 2019 National Meeting, which will take place from 1 to 7 December, in the framework of the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2019, will feature for the first time the participation of two Costa Ricans who have stood out in the country for promoting the habit of reading through their respective blogs on the […]

Agenda last weekend of November; The air of Christmas is in the air.

The Christmas atmosphere is beginning to be felt in the atmosphere, and the cultural offer of the Ministry of Culture and Youth (MCJ) shows that we are very close to this expected festivity. The National Theatre of Costa Rica, the Department of Culture, the Center of Artistic and Cultural Production, the Concert Bands of the […]

Recipe book brings the unique flavors of Quepos to the Cultural Heritage Center

A compilation of 186 recipes including main courses, mincemeat, ceviches, breads, desserts and drinks, is the recipe book that will be presented by the Center for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (CICPC), this Friday 29 November, at 3 p.m., in the Communal Hall of the Association of Integral Development of Quepos center. This is […]

OSN presents this Friday 29 its last Season concert, with 180 musicians.

The stage of the National Theatre of Costa Rica, will be filled with the participation of 180 artists who will perform a varied musical program of four composers under the baton of the director Titular Carl St. Clair. The last concert of the Official Season 2019, of the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica (OSN), […]

GuanacasteArte Festival: closes tour in Santa Cruz

After having visited each of the cantons of the province, the Guanacastearte Festival concludes its itinerant trajectory with the 2019 edition, which in this opportunity will correspond to the canton of Santa Cruz. Dance, folklore, theatre, music, storytelling, visual arts, crafts, cultural endeavors, workshops, gatherings, among other activities, make up the 2019 program, which will […]

Ox Cart parade this Sunday

More than 200 yuntas, accompanied by music and folk dances, will parade through the streets of the capital, this Sunday 24 November. During the XXIII edition of the Entrance of Santos and Parade of Boyeros to the city of San José. The tour will begin at 10 a.m., at the statue of León Cortés. Located […]

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