• Costa Rica Real Estate
  • Costa Rica Real Estate Auction

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

July 7, 2016

Get out of Chepe this weekend and head to lovely, laid-back Cahuita, Limón, for the fourth edition of the Walter Ferguson International Calypso Festival. Stroll through town for cultural activities, open-air calypso and gospel concerts, games, a calypso workshop, local art sales and traditional Caribbean foods (Friday, July 8 – Sunday, July 10).

Different coast, different style: across the country in Filadelfia, Guanacaste, renowned band Malpaís will continue its national tour with a free concert at 8 p.m. next to the Filadelfia Palí store (Sunday, July 10).

Meanwhile, the Café Chorale will offer an evening of Broadway hits, jazz and rock at the Eugene O’Neill Theater at the Costa Rican North American Cultural Center in Barrio Dent, San Pedro (Friday, July 8).

Also performing is the Coro Intermezzo, in its farewell concert before departing for its U.S. tour. The choir will offer contemporary Latin American music and rock/pop at the Casa de la Cultura Alfredo González Flores in Heredia (Sunday, July 10).

Catch the country’s first International Songwriters Festival, with various shows throughout the capital  read our article here (through Sunday, July 10).

And now for something completely different: the Universidad de Futbol Americano (UFA) has organized 3 football clinics this weekend, taught by professional American football coaches from Viewpoint School in California. A kids’ clinic for kids ages 8-15 on Saturday at 10 am, a coaches’ clinic Saturday afternoon, and a players’ clinic Sunday morning at 10 am for men and women 18 years and up will all be held in Sabana Norte, San José; preregister through the organization’s Facebook page (Saturday, July 9 – Sunday, July 10).

(Courtesy of the UFA)
American football workshops will be offered this weekend near Sabana Park. (Courtesy of the UFA)

 

You may be interested

Three dead in Colombia protests as wave of unrest continues in South America
Colombia
14 views
Colombia
14 views

Three dead in Colombia protests as wave of unrest continues in South America

AFP - November 22, 2019

Three people were killed during nationwide demonstrations in Colombia as part of a general strike protesting against the policies of…

Environmental organizations denounce pineapple farm that could impact Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands
Environment
18 views
Environment
18 views

Environmental organizations denounce pineapple farm that could impact Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands

Vinicio Chacón / Semanario Universidad - November 22, 2019

By means of a resolution issued Nov. 6, the National Technical Secretariat of the Environment Ministry (SETENA) decided to avoid…

National Oxcart Parade will fill the streets of San José on Sunday
Costa Rica
55 views
Costa Rica
55 views

National Oxcart Parade will fill the streets of San José on Sunday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 22, 2019

The streets of San José will look a little more vibrant on Sunday morning. Beginning at 10 a.m., Costa Rica…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!