Monday, November 18, 2019

Culture

In Their Own Words: 2016 Envision Festival Goers & Special Guests Reveal Their Experience

The epic Envision Festival took place this year from February 25th-29th. This year’s yoga and movement zone at Envision Festival was the best yet; with international teachers like Sianna Shermand and Troy Hadeed, serenity was a guarantee. They built two...

March 2016 Festival Forecast

Move over St. Patrick’s day; you’re in Tico land now! This March is a month of colors and beer! All across the country people will be enjoying their summer right. Amón Cultural March 5: Have you discovered San Jose’s historic Barrio Amón...

Sidelining Mother Languages Threat to Global Citizenship

What do global citizenship and contemporary education have in common? They both may be threatening to mother languages. While the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has signed an agreement with the International Association for the Evaluation of...

Fall In Love with Your City All Over Again

Costa Rica’s capital brings back a beloved weekly festival. Costa Rica’s Ministry of Culture and Youth (MCJ) will be bringing back Enamorarte de tu ciudad, a weekly festival-like gathering which previously took place each Saturday in San Jose’s Parques Morazan...

U.S. News Ranks Costa Rica Most Comfortable for Retirement

Costa Rica outranked the likes of Sweden, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand. Despite the overwhelming popularity of European countries that made it on the list, Costa Rica came out victorious as the world’s most comfortable destination for retirement. By comparison,...

Costa Rica Welcomes Lindsay Lohan and Selena Gomez for Holiday Vacation

LiLo and Selly G are going pura vida this New Years. The Costa Rican Directorate of Immigration has confirmed the two pop stars’ presence in the country as of earlier this week, according to CRHoy. Selena Gomez Takes Some Privacy Apparently, Gomez...

7 Ways Indian Culture is Alive and Well in Costa Rica

The first annual India Fest was a raving success last week at the Wyndham Herradura Hotel, but where else is Indian culture visible in Costa Rica? 1. Yoga When Swami Vivekananda left India in 1893, he was well aware of yoga’s...

Orange the World for Elimination of Violence Against Women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is tomorrow November 25. Learn how you can support the cause in Costa Rica. With the tragic death of Gerardo Cruz still fresh on Costa Rica’s mind, the International Day for...

Meet The Experts: Tomorrow’s India Fest Line-up

Local and international experts on Indian culture will share their secrets this Sunday during India Fest. Despite recent complications, the Wyndham Herradura hotel in San Jose presses on in preparation for tomorrow’s debut India Fest. The event, which boasts 12...

Rescuing the Costa Rican Identity Through Art

The last of four exhibitions in Teatro Melico Salazar is by Martha Espinoza, running from October 8 until December 13, 2015. Martha Espinoza Barquero is a Costa Rican artist. She is presenting her Relatos de Infancia in the Galería Dinorah...
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Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...
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