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The film festival known as Cine Europeo will begin it’s 14th year tonight at 7pm with a showing of Fehér isten.

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Starting today, Cine Magaly in San Pedro will be showing 1-4 acclaimed European movies every day until mid-August. The film festival known as Cine Europeo will begin it’s 14th year tonight at 7pm with a showing of Fehér isten. All films will be played in their original languages with Spanish...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Miss Panama has joined Miss Costa Rica and boycotts this year’s Miss Universe pageant. Costa Rica and now Panama have joined Mexico pulling their contestants out of long running international contest, because of disparaging and some are saying “racist” comments about Mexicans. On Saturday,...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - To the delight of paleontologists and movie fans around the globe, the blockbuster film Jurassic World premiered on June 12th, taking in a megasaurus $524.1 million worldwide. According to the Smithsonian Magazine, Cocos Island, an island west of Costa Rica in the Pacific...

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The Academy Awards, now in its 87th edition, began with a refreshing Broadway musical number led by host Neil Patrick Harris, as well as Anna Kendrick and comedian Jack Black. The Hotel Budapest and Birdman films were the big winners of the night, with four Oscars each. Curiously, the award for...

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The new Hard Rock Cafe in Guanacaste, located at Playas del Coco, will open in the second half of this year as confirmed by Gustavo Araya, president of the Costa Rica franchise. "The design has been approved and we are hiring a construction company to start renovations within the week; it's a...

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And by that I mean, have you ever experienced music? Truly felt it, let it in and let it move you? My first time was at a Festival in Costa Rica and I was 29. It’s not as though I had been sheltered all my life from music, rather to...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu was the big winner of the 2015 Oscars with his film Birdman, a comedy about ego and self-esteem. Iñárritu went home with four of the nine awards he was nominated for, including Best Director and Original Screenplay, beating "Boyhood",...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rican singer, Debi Nova, is betting on love with her ​​new single "Cupid", which was released Thursday on social networks, three days before Valentine's Day. The English single will have backup by the Jamaican artist Ce'Cile and emerges from her latest production...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - If you are going to visit Costa Rica and you want to learn the local Spanish language, its easier than you think. In fact, for a basic vocabulary, two words are sufficient: Hello = Pura Vida Goodbye = Pura Vida How are you = Pura Vida I'm...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - As children we're often told to "reach for the stars" and live up to our ultimate potential.  One Costa Rican hero who did exactly this is Dr. Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz: astronaut, environmentalist, astrophysicist, and proud Tico-American. Dr. Chang, who was born in Costa...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Glasses of wine. Cheese plates. Paella. Dancing. Revelry.  Everyone at the private party in San Ramon Tres Rios was celebrating the eve of Christmas, and every moment of this celebration was captured by his camera.  The night progressed, as nights tend to do, and...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - After last month’s movie release, the feeling that Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido has struck accord with Ticos is evident, breaking box office records and making local film history. With close to 300,000 views in its first 30 days, it’s clear that Costa...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Most people are familiar with the renowned Running of the Bulls festival that takes place in Pamplona, Spain; this death defying activity has made its way on more than its fair share of bucket lists.  What many don’t realize is that a similar...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The renowned Latin American critic and literary scholar, Julio Ortega , has placed Costa Rican writer Carlos Cortés on his “Best Reads of the Year” list for his book, Larga noche hacia mi madre (Long night for my mother), published in August 2013. Long...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica, like any other place on the planet, has it's special, quirky ways that you know without a doubt it's that time of year again: Christmas.  Thankfully, gaudily lit houses flashing in-time to the same Christmas carol for hours on end take...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The short film Irene by Costa Rican filmmaker, Alexandra Latishev, received the award for Best Actress at the 37th Poitiers Film Festival. This festival was held in Poitiers, France from November 28 through December 7. The judges presented the award based on the performance of...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Puerto Rican singer, Ricky Martin, will perform at the opening of the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz 2014 on November 14. "Martin is greatly honored by the invitation and appreciative of the great affection that Mexico has given him over the 30 years...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The news show “Al Fin Viernes” (Finally Friday) popularized by journalist Pilar Cisneros during her last years in television has now relocated to the classrooms of the University of Costa Rica (UCR). On Friday the journalist returned to work as a professor at the...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), Costa Rican singer Debi Nova, and Danilo Montero have all been nominated for Latin Grammy music awards, which is a first in Grammy history. Jorge Castro, a founding member of the organization confirmed the news, revealed in the early...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The 2014 World Cup left no doubts on the skill of the Costa Rican football team.  With the Cup come and gone, many of the players have moved on to join new teams in other parts of the world. There are currently five Costa...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea have released what seems to be the hottest video of the season: It's called "Booty" and shows the best parts of each pop singer’s figures. Most of the video, which lasts just over 4 minutes, shows close-ups of the...

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Zovatto Daniel is a young Tico who has made his way into American television, and is now positioned in the fourth season of the Revenge series on ABC. His mother is TV presenter Sylvia Blanco, and in an interview she admitted to feeling very...

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