Costa Rica Coffee Guide

WATCH: Costa Rican firefighters dance to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’

September 2, 2015

Hoy, durante la apertura de la Exposición Temporal de Historia, en el Museo de Jade.

Benemérito Cuerpo de Bomberos de Costa Rica 发布于 2015年9月2日

You’ve seen Thai prisoners and countless flash mobs dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Well, Costa Rican firefighters apparently felt the need to stage their own rendition.

Wednesday, 25 Costa Rican firefighters shook off the funk of 40,000 years to dance to the iconic 1982 song in front of the Jade Museum in downtown San José. The firefighters put on the street show wearing their full gear for the opening of an exhibit at the museum commemorating the 150th anniversary of the firefighting service in Costa Rica.

The exhibit, which includes a simulation game where guests can put out a fire, and historical artifacts from the trade, costs ₡2,700 (roughly $5) to enter and runs from Wednesday, Sept. 2 through the end of October.

The firefighters’ show Wednesday was actually an encore performance of a previous dance they performed on July 26 at their official anniversary ceremony in San José’s Plaza de la Cultura.

You may be interested

Nicaraguans stranded on the border with Costa Rica manage to enter their country
Costa Rica
595 views
Costa Rica
595 views

Nicaraguans stranded on the border with Costa Rica manage to enter their country

AFP - August 3, 2020

More than 100 Nicaraguans who were stranded for more than two weeks on the border with Costa Rica were able…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Sunday, August 2
Costa Rica
21723 views
Costa Rica
21723 views

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Sunday, August 2

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 2, 2020

Costa Rica announced eight new coronavirus-related deaths over the past day for a total of 162, according to official data…

Costa Rica celebrates Virgen de los Ángeles Day
Costa Rica
2646 views
Costa Rica
2646 views

Costa Rica celebrates Virgen de los Ángeles Day

The Tico Times - August 2, 2020

Costa Rica celebrates  Día de la Virgen de los Ángeles annually on August 2. The day honors Costa Rica's patron saint,…