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To the streets we go, bearing lanterns
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Photos & Video
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To the streets we go, bearing lanterns

The Tico Times - September 14, 2017

Homes, pulperías, busts of Keylor Navas, chorreadores complete with coffee mugs. You'll see it all if you venture into the streets this evening after 6 p.m. for the traditional…

Celebrating Independence Day: Why the Lantern Parade?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Celebrating Independence Day: Why the Lantern Parade?

Fabiola Pomareda - September 13, 2017

When I was growing up, faroles – the handmade lanterns meant to symbolize the 19th-century journey that brought the message of Central American independence to Costa Rica…

Holidays in Costa Rica: Baby Jesus is more popular than Santa Claus
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Holidays in Costa Rica: Baby Jesus is more popular than Santa Claus

L. Arias - December 20, 2015

Despite all of the marketing efforts to make Santa Claus the star of Christmas in Costa Rica, 39 percent of Tico parents polled in a survey last month…

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