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Costa Rica hosts International Ballet Festival at National Theater
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Costa Rica hosts International Ballet Festival at National Theater

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 11, 2019

The National Theater served as the backdrop for the inaugural International Ballet Festival of Costa Rica, held last weekend at the iconic venue. The festival -- the…

Boruca masks of Costa Rica bring indigenous awareness
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Boruca masks of Costa Rica bring indigenous awareness

Jacob Spetzler / The Tico Times - May 27, 2019

On a rainy Saturday afternoon, a museum without borders manifested itself as a Boruca indigenous mask painting class behind the Parque Café in Barrio Escalante, San José. …

Ballet Festival 2019 part of Costa Rica’s flourishing dance scene
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Ballet Festival 2019 part of Costa Rica’s flourishing dance scene

Jacob Spetzler - May 24, 2019

A convergence of international ballet classes, performances and meetings manifests this week in the form of the Costa Rican Festival de Ballet in Zapote at the Centro…

Sofía Quirós directs the first feature film from Costa Rica at Cannes
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Sofía Quirós directs the first feature film from Costa Rica at Cannes

Esther Sanchez / AFP - May 20, 2019

With a tale about the struggles of a teenager, in which death is like a “game,” the director Sofía Quirós presented on Sunday in Cannes the first…

25 Years of Glory: Instituto Costarricense Pro Música Coral to celebrate quarter century
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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25 Years of Glory: Instituto Costarricense Pro Música Coral to celebrate quarter century

Jacob Spetzler - May 15, 2019

At Costa Rica's National Theater on May 25-26, 25 Años de Gloria (25 Years of Glory) will celebrate a quarter century of the Instituto Costarricense Pro Música Coral.…

Cultural events in Costa Rica: May 13-19, 2019
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Events
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Cultural events in Costa Rica: May 13-19, 2019

The Tico Times - May 13, 2019

For those who live here, Costa Rica is about more than its rainforests and beaches. Here are arts- and culture-themed events occurring across Costa Rica in the…