• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Celebrating Relations with Japan

February 18, 2005

THIS year marks the 70th anniversaryof the establishment of diplomaticrelations between Japan and the fiveCentral American countries. As part ofthe celebration, the National Academyof Dramatic Arts of Honduras thisweekend will be presenting a theaterpiece in San José entitled “100 Sacksof Rice.”The piece is a moralistic fableabout Nagaoka, an impoverished townthat received a donation of 100 sacksof rice from a neighboring city. Ratherthan distribute the boon among thetown’s hungry citizens, Nagaoka’swise leader sold the rice and investedthe proceeds in the building of aschool, which went on to produceskilled graduates who eventually revitalizedthe town.The performance will be in theNational Auditorium in the Children’sMuseum in San José, end of Calle 4,Avenida 9. Three showings will beoffered: Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 20at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Admission is free.

You may be interested

Pic of the Day: The magical Río Celeste waterfall
Costa Rica
2 views
Costa Rica
2 views

Pic of the Day: The magical Río Celeste waterfall

The Tico Times - May 12, 2021

It's called Río Celeste for a reason. Tenorio Volcano National Park is home to this stunning waterfall and vivid blue…

Costa Rica surpasses 1 million vaccine doses administered
Costa Rica
16683 views
Costa Rica
16683 views

Costa Rica surpasses 1 million vaccine doses administered

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 12, 2021

Costa Rica has administered 1,093,931 doses of coronavirus vaccines, authorities said Tuesday. More than 436,000 people have completed the vaccine…

Costa Rica travel alert issued by the U.S. Embassy
Costa Rica
1707 views
Costa Rica
1707 views

Costa Rica travel alert issued by the U.S. Embassy

The Tico Times - May 12, 2021

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica on Tuesday issued a travel alert detailing possible protests and Covid-19 updates. As…

The Tico Times | Costa Rica News | Travel | Real Estate