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    Gran Hotel Costa Rica Know The Historical Architectural Heritage of Our Nation.

    It is a hotel located in San José, Costa Rica. It is located on Central Avenue and...

    Citizens of Honor

    They have left their mark on the history of our country for their social work and good...

    The Ngäbe Ethnic Group, a Shared Culture between Costa Rica and Panama

    The Ngäbe-Guaymíes, inhabit several indigenous reserves in the southern part of Costa Rica, especially on the border...

    Vital Culture of Our Costa Rica

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

    Costa Rica Celebrates Its Free and Compulsory Primary Education System

    On November 10th, 1942 the “Costa Rican School Day” was decreed. This day is considered auspicious to remember the purposes of Costa Rican education founding principles that begin with the following: “Every inhabitant of the Republic has the right to education and the State has the obligation to try to offer it in the widest and most appropriate way”

    The “Huetares”, A Native Ethnic Group Inhabiting What Is Now The Costa Rican Territory...

    The Huetares were in the 16th century the most important community in what is now central Costa Rica, being the main population when the European conquerors arrived

    San José’s “Casa Amarilla”: Where Architecture and History Merge

    The "Casa Amarilla" (Yellow House) must be one of your must-see places in San José. This building takes its name from...

    October 29, Commemorating the Signing Of Costa Rican Independence

    La Ley de Independencia de Costa Rica fue firmada el 29 de octubre de 1821 por el Ayuntamiento de Cartago , luego de recibir la noticia de que el 28 de septiembre en el Consejo Provincial de la Provincia de Nicaragua y Costa Rica, reunidos en León, había decidido el absoluto independencia del gobierno español y la posible anexión al imperio mexicano proclamada por Agustín de Iturbide

    Hacienda Santa Rosa, a National Landmark with a Deep Historical Meaning

    Hacienda Santa Rosa is a national historic monument of Costa Rica, located in the province of Guanacaste, in the Liberia Canton, Santa Rosa District, it is one of the largest and oldest farms in the country, since 1663 there are data of its existence as a site where agricultural and livestock activities were carried out through the years until 1966

    Columbus Day: A Commemoration Surrounded By Controversy

    Every October 12, Costa Rica celebrates the Day of the Cultures, also known as Columbus Day in the United States, Day of...

    Ghandi: The Freedom Fighter that Inspired The World.

    Yesterday the world celebrated the  International Day of Non-Violence. Known in India as Gandhi Jayanti, the date pays homage to an...

    Prehistoric Cave Rock Art from the Lives of Our Most Ancient Ancestors

    Rock painting is a type of rock art made by prehistoric people on the walls or ceilings of caves, humans drew or...

    Pablo Presbere: a Symbol of Indigenous Resistance against the European Conquest

    Pablo Presbere (1670? -1710) was an indigenous king of the community of Sincé, in the region is today Talamanca, south-east of Costa...

    Learn About the History of Costa Rica’s Achievements in the Olimpic Games

    Costa Rica officially entered the Olympic stage for the first time in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, with the participation of the Costa Rican Bernardo...

    Have You Visited San Jose’s Central Post and Telegraph Building?

    The Central Post and Telegraph Building of Costa Rica is one of the most emblematic historic buildings in the city of San José, as...

    The Multicultural Roots of Costa Rica: a Legacy that Unites Us as a Nation

    Independence, achieved without being sought, meant a profound social rearrangement, the political conflict being the tonic, mainly motivated by the regional aspirations of the...

    A Place Full of History: the National Cultural Center Of Costa Rica

    It is one of the best places to visit in San José because it is one of the oldest institutions in the country and...

    The Mobile Cellphone: A Gigantic Leap in the Way Human Beings Communicate

    In a restaurant, in the cinema, in a library, in the line for a concert, you can feel their presence, different ring tones and...
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    Our National Flag: A Source of Pride that Inflates Our Chest with Admiration

    The country with the most stable democracy on the continent discloses important details and never before revealed about its national flag; white, blue, and...

    50 Years ago, Humanity Took a Giant Leap

    Curiosity is one essential trait of the human mind. It is the instinctive urge to know more; to see what is beyond, to explore....

    A Heartfelt Tribute to the Always Remembered Poet Rogelio Fernandez Güell

    Rogelio Fernández Güell. Writer, poet, politician and Costa Rican journalist. Puritan man, principled, courageous and sincere with his political ideals. He was a deputy...

    Why Are Ticos So Proud About Their National Symbols?

    The National Flag of Costa Rica is tricolor by means of five stripes placed horizontally, one red in the center between two white, each...

    The Academy that Registers How People Speak Spanish in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rican Academy of Language is the notary of the variant of Spanish spoken in Costa Rica. And it is a notary in...

    The Bikini: A Garment that Changed History

    This bathing garment was created by the French engineer Louis Bernadin. It all started when a stripper wore it in public for the first...

    A National Hero’s Memory

    Our memorable Juan Santamaría This great hero was born in 1831, in Alajuela. He was the son of Manuela Santamaría....

    San José Downtown Is Being Repopulated

    In Latin American cities, the role that central plazas had assumed as ceremonial, religious, governmental, and commercial nuclei, but also of and...

    The Official Measure of Time

    Year after year, every time April 23rd approaches, scholars persist in telling us that Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare died on...

    Titanic: A Fateful Journey

    A few days ago the world remembered a huge maritime disaster. In the early hours of April 15, 1912, a British ocean liner sunk...

    Rediscover Jacó through Art

    In order to demonstrate Jacó's cultural richness, the Artify Jacó and Jacó City Art Tour projects invite you to rediscover the area...

    Mario José Echandi Jiménez: A Very Notable Costa Rican Statesman

    His story… Mario José Echandi Jiménez was born on June 17th, 1915, in San José, Costa Rica. A lawyer and politician, he was the son...

    Do You Know Why the Ticos Say “UPEEE”?

    Our ancestors, those of colonial Costa Rica, were very influenced by religious devotion and characterized by remarkable courtesy and good manners. They also had...
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    Day of the Traditional Costa Rican Masquerade

    It is narrated as follows. The story tells that the first proper masquerade was organized in the city of Cartago by Rafael "Lito" Valerín, on...
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    Costa Rica’s World Poisonous Tree

    Maybe the first image that comes to mind when we think of poison apples is Disney's Witch Evil Queen, from the 1937 film "Snow...

    Sylvia Poll’s Record: 30 Years of A Historical Feat

    30 years ago, on September 21st, 1988, Costa Rica made history thanks to the swimmer Sylvia Poll when she got its first Silver Medal...

    The Historical Evolution of Costa Rican Art

    The beautiful Costa Rican art is of great pride for our culture, since over time it has been expressing what has been the social...

    Our Great National Hero: Juan Santamaría

    This great national hero was born in 1831, in Alajuela, the son of Manuela Santamaría. He is said to have been an only child...

    Costa Rica Celebrates Black And Afro-Costa Rican Culture Day On August 31st

    This Friday, August 31, Costa Rica will celebrate Black and Afro-Costa Rican Culture Day, a tradition that seeks to exalt the contributions and cultural...

    The Birthday of Democracy in Costa Rica

    For almost a decade, Costa Rica had lived within the current of liberalism that finally, after many attempts, had managed to enter the country. By...

    The Fabulous World of Costa Rican Cinema

    Cinema in our country occupies a great place of preference; the assistance to the movie theaters is of great quantity. However, the country's film...

    Biographical sketch of Mrs. Carmen Granados.

    Carmen Granados, born in La Merced, San Jose, Costa Rica on April 26, 1915. Daughter of Don Manuel Granados and Doña María Cristina Soto...
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