Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Liberia to Host First Guanacastearte Festival

November 14, 2008

LIBERIA, Guanacaste – Liberia is the center stage this weekend for the Guanacastearte 2008, a new cultural festival that will showcase hundreds of regional, national and international artists.

The event started Thursday and runs through Saturday. Beginning each day at 10 a.m., an artisan fair will fill Central Park. At 6 p.m., the musicians – including trova star Max Goldberg, musical poet Guadalupe Urbina and French harmonica blower J.J. Milteau – will take over the park.

Artists will perform dance and theater at the Municipal Gymnasium; national cinema and poetry will be on display at the Edificio de la Antigua Gobernación de Guanacaste.

“The object of the festival is to be a window that stimulates and promotes the art and culture of the Guanacaste province with a global vision,” according to a statement by the Regional Cultural Office of Guanacaste, the event’s organizer.

The festival is expected to move to other locations in the northwestern province of Guanacaste in the coming years: Hojancha in 2009, La Cruz in 2010 and Abangares in 2011. Admission is free.

–Devon Magee

 

You may be interested

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Friday, September 25
Costa Rica
5531 views
Costa Rica
5531 views

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Friday, September 25

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2020

Costa Rica announced 17 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 812, according to official data…

Authorities tell Ponderosa Adventure Park to stop animal reproduction, feeding tours, selfies
Animal welfare
14 views
Animal welfare
14 views

Authorities tell Ponderosa Adventure Park to stop animal reproduction, feeding tours, selfies

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2020

The National System of Conservation Areas, part of the Environment Ministry, has informed Ponderosa Adventure Park in Guanacaste that it…

FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago
FIFA
2593 views
FIFA
2593 views

FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago

The Tico Times - September 25, 2020

FIFA suspended Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday for "grave violations" of its statutes following a local court challenge to its…