British Embassy’s Queen’s Birthday Party raises record amount for Costa Rica schools
The British Embassy is delighted to report that this year’s Queen’s Birthday Party, or QBP, celebrated April 2 in brilliant sunshine at the British Embassy Residence in Escazú, raised a record-breaking $24,200, thanks to the help and hard work of everybody involved.
This was the fifth and final QBP to be hosted by British Ambassador Tom Kennedy, and was the 10th anniversary of the party in this format. The annual event has now raised a total of $177,000 for Costa Rican schools in need – $100,000 during Ambassador Kennedy’s time here.
It was, as the theme suggested, a “Right Royal Celebration.” A great time was had by all.
You may be interested
Wind and rain prompt yellow, green alerts throughout Costa RicaThe Tico Times - December 6, 2019
The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Friday issued yellow and green alerts throughout most of Costa Rica due to rains…
Condor will fly nonstop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica next yearAlejandro Zúñiga - December 6, 2019
German leisure airline Condor will fly non-stop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica beginning next year, the Costa Rican Tourism Board…
United Nations asks Costa Rica to expedite procedures for refugee requestsAFP - December 5, 2019
Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, urged Costa Rica on Thursday to expedite the processing of…