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5 questions for a Costa Rican jewelry designer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican jewelry designer

Amanda Zúñiga - April 16, 2017

Fiorella Pattoni, 34, is an architect by training, but she is using that knowledge today in a way she never anticipated. Approximately 17  years ago, before she…

5 questions for a Honduran artist
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5 questions for a Honduran artist

The Tico Times - April 8, 2017

Over the years, a number of writers, artists and filmmakers have told the stories of Central American migrants and the challenges they face. However, the latest project from Honduran artist Pável…

5 questions for a Colombian rapper
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5 questions for a Colombian rapper

The Tico Times - March 26, 2017

For many, music is a passion that can also be an educational tool. Ephniko, 36, is a Colombian rapper who has been mastering the power of music…

Costa Rican Indigenous Community: A Photographer’s Love Letter
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Costa Rican Indigenous Community: A Photographer’s Love Letter

Karin MacKinnon - March 21, 2017

In many countries throughout the world, including my own native country of Canada, there are indigenous communities living in very remote areas at the margins of mainstream…

5 questions for a Costa Rican painter: How a prison sentence sparked a passion for art
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5 questions for a Costa Rican painter: How a prison sentence sparked a passion for art

Amanda Zúñiga - March 19, 2017

"I was born in Puntarenas, The Pearl of the Pacific," says Navil Leytón, 44, with pride. The first painter in his family and a musician since the age…

5 questions for a Costa Rican fashion designer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican fashion designer

The Tico Times - March 12, 2017

Merging creativity and marketing skills has been a constant since childhood in Daniela Sasso’s life. Sasso, 29, is a self-taught Costa Rican fashion designer and business manager…

5 questions for a Costa Rican belly dancer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican belly dancer

Amanda Zúñiga - March 5, 2017

See also: 5 questions for a U.S. poet in Costa Rica A group of movements that awaken feminity; a way to discover yourself and your inner being.…

How the International Design Festival boosts San Jose’s economy
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How the International Design Festival boosts San Jose’s economy

The Tico Times - March 4, 2017

For seven consecutive years, designers Paco Cervilla and Alfredo Enciso along with the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MADC), have been organizing the International Design Festival…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician

The Tico Times - February 25, 2017

Love of art and music has been a constant in the life of Costa Rican musician Randall Nájera, who began studying at the Castella Conservatory in Heredia…