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Programme 2020 of the Vargas Calvo Theatre

The José Joaquín Vargas Calvo Theatre, better known simply as the Vargas Calvo Theatre, is the chamber theatre of the National Theatre of Costa Rica; a room that during 2020 will offer a total of eight theatrical co-productions, whose programming will focus on gender issues. The programme will begin with the winner of the 2019 […]

A Poetry Factory Will Be Installed at the Juan Santamaria Museum

Since 2013, the Juan Santamaría Historical Cultural Museum (MHCJS) has developed an original and very well-received cultural activity, which is part of the celebrations for the National Poetry Day, which is commemorated every 31 January, in memory of the birth of Jorge Debravo (1938-1967). This is the Poems Factory, which summons a large number of […]

Agenda Second Weekend of January.

The weekend arrived and brings a series of activities that the public will be able to enjoy with their family or friends; especially now that many are still on vacation before the beginning of the school year. Cinema, music and visual arts are the main activities offered by the Ministry of Culture and Youth through […]

National Dance Workshop opens courses for children, adolescents and adults

The Taller Nacional de Danza (TND), an artistic program of the Teatro Popular Melico Salazar, opens its doors to children, young people and adults, who will be able to enroll in the free courses that will be taught during the month of January 2020. On this occasion, workshops on lyric jazz, ballet, urban dance, hip […]

New graphic design exhibition at the Juan Santamaría Museum: “Alajuela and its people proud of their memory”

A particular graphic proposal that shows some of the main identity traits most characteristic of the Alajuela procince is what you will be able to see when visiting the exhibition “Alajuela and its people proud of their memory”. The exhibition opened on 18th December at the Juan Santamaría Historic and Cultural Museum, which is located […]

Preambulo returns for 2020 in El Centro Nacional de Cine

El Centro Costarricense de Producción Cinematográfica, más conocido simplemente como “Centro de Cine”, inicia esta semana las proyecciones de su programa “Preámbulo”, con películas de Cuba, Guatemala, España, Panamá y México. Preambulo works as a specialized cinema, offering films other than commercial theatres; an opportunity to get to know cinematographies that are difficult to access. […]

Zarcero’s Municipal Band is ready to bring the “pura vida” to the Rose Parade

The traditional Rose Parade that is carried out every 1st of January in Pasadena, California in the United States will display during this 2020 edition with the participation of 250 youngsters that make up Zarcero’s Municipal Band and that will have the honor of representing Costa Rica and Latin America in this internationally famous parade. […]

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 […]

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