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Celebrate Independence Day in Costa Rica with these events
Arts & Culture
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Celebrate Independence Day in Costa Rica with these events

The Tico Times - September 11, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 15, Costa Rica will celebrate 198 years of independence. The Culture Ministry (MCJ) has prepared a wide array of activities aimed at celebrating Costa…

‘Feria de las Flores’ brings music, food and art to Heredia
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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‘Feria de las Flores’ brings music, food and art to Heredia

Jacob Spetzler / The Tico Times - May 6, 2019

The Feria de las Flores took place over the past week in Heredia at the Campo Ferial de Perla.  On display was Heredia’s finest. Stalls representing the…

An Afro-spiritual journey by Afro-Costa Rican writer Delia Adassa McDonald Woolery
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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An Afro-spiritual journey by Afro-Costa Rican writer Delia Adassa McDonald Woolery

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - March 9, 2019

There is nothing better than starting off a new year with a resolution to read more books. In an age when we are intrinsically attached to our…

Ojalá: A Costa Rican sense of luck
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Ojalá: A Costa Rican sense of luck

Raquel Chanto - December 31, 2018

As the clock strikes midnight and the fireworks light up the night sky, thousands of Costa Rican families will have prepared for the rituals that, for generations,…

Around the world in a Costa Rica Nativity scene
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Around the world in a Costa Rica Nativity scene

Elizabeth Lang - December 24, 2018

At Christmas time in Costa Rica, Nativity scenes, or portales, come in all different shapes and sizes, with just as many variations in the way they are…

Ojalá: A Costa Rican sense of luck
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Ojalá: A Costa Rican sense of luck

Raquel Chanto - December 29, 2017

As the clock strikes midnight and the fireworks light up the night sky on Sunday, thousands of Costa Rican families will have prepared for the rituals that,…

How to make pan de muerto
Holidays
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Holidays
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How to make pan de muerto

Sonia Cordero - November 2, 2017

When talking about the dead around Halloween time, some think about ghouls and goblins and things that go bump in the night; others think of sadness, horror…

Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?

Katherine Stanley - September 13, 2017

See also: You can't speak Spanish without huevos What’s the sound of one hand clapping? In Costa Rica, it’s a delicious little snap-snap-snap made by holding the…

Bulls, pomp and Guanacaste culture: The history of this week’s Liberia festivals
Guanacaste
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Guanacaste
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Bulls, pomp and Guanacaste culture: The history of this week’s Liberia festivals

Ellen Zoe Golden - March 1, 2017

LIBERIA, Guanacaste — José Luis Villareal knows a thing or two about bulls. His grandfather raised them outside their house in Liberia, and his father became a…

5 questions for Costa Rican DJ Esteban Howell
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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5 questions for Costa Rican DJ Esteban Howell

Amanda Zúñiga - May 22, 2016

DJ Esteban Howell has come a long way since his piano lessons as a kid. After performing in music venues across Central America and Mexico over the last 15 years, he has become one of…

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