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    Costa Rica Artesanal Seal Certifies Entrepreneurs to Guarantee Originality of Products

    Glenda Jiménez is a teacher from Pérez Zeledón, who decided to undertake and dedicate herself as an artistic painter and designer of handmade jewelry...

    Art Tattoo Fest Was A Success In Jacó

    The Jacó Impact Movement led this week, the Art Tatoo Fest activity in Margaritas (Jacó) as a recognition of culture, urban style and more....

    Costa Rica Seeks To Recover 52 Pre-Columbian Pieces That Would Be Auctioned In Germany

    Costa Rica seeks the repatriation of 52 pre-Columbian pieces that would be auctioned in Germany. The management was confirmed by the national ambassador to...

    Johan, the Garbage Collector-Dancer: “We Are Worth A Lot To Costa Rica”

    Johan Rugama, the sanitation collaborator of the Municipality of San José who was caught dancing Swing Criollo while doing his work, made himself known...

    The Mysterious House of the Devil in Mexico and its Macabre Mural

    The ‘pyramid’ or the largest stepped temple in the world is in San Andrés Cholula, in Puebla (Mexico). The Magic Town is also characterized...

    Costa Rican Indigenous Peoples Will Have National Games With Their Ancestral Sports

    The Costa Rican Sports and Recreation Federation of Indigenous Peoples prepares the first edition of the Ancestral National Sports Games. It is a competition...

    8 Cultural Wonders of Costa Rica that You Probably Do Not Know Yet

    More than tropical forests, wild beaches of great beauty, or its impressive biodiversity, the richness of Costa Rica also lies in the diversity of...

    Get to Know About Famous Literary Works of Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is a paradise in Central America, surrounded by the Caribbean and the Pacific. It has recently become a popular tourist destination, causing...

    Art Exhibition Offers a Tour to the Costa Rican Independence Process

    "White blue and red. 1821-2021” is the art exhibition with which the National Museum of Costa Rica and the University of Costa Rica offer...

    Tlaxcala Art Arrives in Costa Rica

    Tlaxcala urban art arrived in Costa Rica with the work of the Calpulalpan artist Julio César Sánchez Morales, known in the field of muralism...

    Are Costa Rica’s Indigenous Languages Doomed to Disappear? Part 2

    Most of the indigenous communities that inhabit Costa Rica continue facing a cultural threat: the loss of their unique, pre Columbian languages. Carlos Sánchez...
    Are Costa Rica’s Indigenous Languages Doomed to Disappear

    Are Costa Rica’s Indigenous Languages Doomed to Disappear? Part 1

    In a few words, it has been known to happen. The Chorotega and Huetar languages, which were spoken in the Nicoya peninsula and in...

    Artistic Project Seeks to Camouflage Window Grills With Plants to Beautify the City of...

    Dressing the window grills that are in the Tico capital with vines, climbing plants and native species, is the objective of the project "San...

    International Dance Day: Living Expression of a Country’s Culture

    The world enjoys different forms of artistic manifestations, which vary in many cases according to the culture, customs and idiosyncrasies of each region. In...

    Costa Rica is inspired by Peru for Promoting its Gastronomy in the World

    Taking as a reference the experience of Peru to highlight the international promotion of Costa Rican gastronomy, is part of a study promoted by...

    Bribris Natives Start a Home Delivery Restaurant with Ancestral Gastronomy

    Healthy foods, hand in hand with the environment, gave rise to the Virtual Restaurant Cuchara Ulùkichawak, Andrea Sánchez and Vanessa Vega are the owners...

    10 Best Books to Read About Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is a fascinating tropical country in Central America. It is a great source of inspiration for both local and foreign writers. Here...

    Guanacasteca Explains the Value of the Marimba through a Video in Switzerland

    The Guanacasteca based in Bern, Switzerland, Yareni Briceño Pereza, had the opportunity to present, together with the Costa Rican Embassy in Switzerland, a video...

    Intangible Cultural Heritage Award Opens its Registration Period for Applications

    The scope of intangible cultural heritage is vast and varied. From what goes unnoticed on a daily basis, such as the particular forms of...

    Costa Rica Proposes to the UN Declaring August 31st as the “International Day of...

    "I am the heir to generations of brave men and women, fighters, capable of turning pain into hope. My ancestors are women like my...

    Do You Know How Many Languages Exist in Costa Rica?

    In Costa Rica, the official language is Spanish, constitutionally, but although the country is considered small it presents a diverse linguistic panorama with more...

    Icon of Costa Rican Literature: Yolanda Oreamuno

    Yolanda Oreamuno Unger was a Costa Rican writer who ventured her works into essays, stories, and novels. She constitutes one of the most important...

    Get To Know the Castles of San José and Its Architecture

    The Castle of Del Moro The "Castillo Del Moro", also known as the Castillo de Amón or Casa Del Moro, is a building located in...

    Santa Cruz, the “National Folklore City” Of Costa Rica

    Santa Cruz has been declared the "National Folklore City of Costa Rica" by the Central American Institute of Tourism for its amazing and colorful popular festivities, rodeos, dances, and traditional food

    Costa Rica's Painted Oxcarts: A Cherished Tradition Rolls On

    This week the town of Venice, known as the Cradle of the Costa Rican Boyero, in the Canton of San Carlos, Province of Alajuela...

    Doña Carmen Granados Soto: The Nacional Soul Of Costa Rica

    Known to all Costa Ricans as the "Alma Nacional” (National Soul), the cheerful, always flirtatious, deeply Costa Rican and irreplaceable Doña Carmen Granados Soto

    Costa Rican Typical Folk Music: the Essence of Our National Soul

    One of the best ways to experience the culture of any country is through its music. Local clubs and discos are perfect informal scenarios to explore current and popular sounds

    Today Nicoya Honors The Virgin of Guadalupe, Its Patron Saint

    Every year the Festivities of Our Lady the Virgin of Guadalupe are celebrated in Nicoya during November and December, which include different religious, cultural and even profane activities

    How Do People Celebrate Christmas Pura Vida Style?

    Living the Christmas holidays in the tropics is an experience for those of us who usually associate with the cold, the snow, and lit chimneys ...

    Coffee: The Ubiquitous Drink That Rules The World

    Coffee is, after water, the second most consumed liquid in the world. Coffee is the second best selling commodity after oil

    The National Symphony Orchestra: 79 Years and Still Going Strong

    The National Symphony Orchestra of our country, also known as OSN, is a Costa Rican public cultural institution, attached to the National Music Center,...

    Halloween: From Ancient European Folk Tale To Worldwide Celebration

    Honoring the memory of those who no longer exist on this earthly plane, that is the basis on which the celebration of Halloween was created. Different myths, legends, and customs are part of these traditions, cultures, and idiosyncrasies. Halloween is part of those traditions that began in Europe and as time went by it expanded to the United States and other countries in the Americas.

    How About Going Native Tico Style?

    We Ticos have much to celebrate, in addition to the beauty of our landscape. As a society built by multiethnic influences, cultural activities are...

    Racism between Two Worlds: North America and Latin America

    Culture, religion, nationality, language or customs, do not determine a race ... Many people worldwide understand it and conduct struggles to state this "truth"....

    El Guayabo: Pre-Columbian National Monument and World Heritage Engineering

    The natural beauty of Costa Rica’s Guayabo National Monument is located in the region of Santa Teresita, Turrialba Cantón belonging to the province of...

    A Deeply Rooted Religious Tradition: the Festivities in Honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Every year the Festivities of “Our Lady the Virgin of Guadalupe" is celebrated in Nicoya during November and December, which include different religious, cultural...

    Find Out What The Province of Cartago Has for You

    Visit the province of Cartago, in Costa Rica, and get to know the culture and nature of this beautiful place. Cartago is a Costa...

    Costa Rican Traditions that Identify Us as a Nation

    Costa Rica has a lot of traditions that are carried throughout our history, and that represents the culture of the "Ticos". The best way...

    The Colorful Typical Oxcart of Costa Rica and the “Boyeo”

      The traditional ox cart is the most famous type of craftsmanship in Costa Rica. Since the mid-nineteenth century, oxcarts were used to transport coffee...

    The Museums of Costa Rica: Preserving Our Heritage

    National Museum of Costa Rica. Immerse yourself in one of the most interesting and impressive museums in Costa Rica, The National Museum of Costa Rica...
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