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‘Caracol Cruzando’ shows emigration from Costa Rica through the eyes of a child
Costa Rican Films
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Costa Rican Films
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‘Caracol Cruzando’ shows emigration from Costa Rica through the eyes of a child

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 13, 2019

"Caracol Cruzando" is a short animated film that portrays immigration through the eyes of a child. Director and animator Pamela Maria Chavez, a Costa Rican now living…

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…

Sunset Studio to showcase talents of Costa Rican artists
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Sunset Studio to showcase talents of Costa Rican artists

The Tico Times - March 20, 2019

Milena Astorga, owner of Sunset Studio, has organized an event to showcase the work of several Costa Rican artists, including Juan Carlos Camacho, Leda Astorga and Milo…

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…

Puro Cuento International Festival to open on International Women’s Day
culture
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culture
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Puro Cuento International Festival to open on International Women’s Day

William Foxton - March 7, 2019

The annual Festival Internacional Puro Cuento 2019 - Palabra de Mujer will open March 8 in San José and will run until March 24. The festival aims to…

What to do in Costa Rica in September
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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What to do in Costa Rica in September

Alissa Grosskopf - September 6, 2018

The hustle over the World Cup has ended, along with the pilgrimage to Cartago and Mother's Day. If you're wondering what on earth to do with yourself,…

There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should

Mitzi Stark - August 28, 2018

The Book Fair is on, and there's still time to attend! For the 19th year in a row, the Antigua Aduana building on Calle 23, Avenidas 7-9,…

5 questions for Costa Rican pop rock band Half Tangerine
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican pop rock band Half Tangerine

Elizabeth Lang - June 24, 2018

For vocalist Ana María Aguilar and guitarist Daniela García of Costa Rican pop rock band Half Tangerine, music is both a long-lasting passion and a discipline that constantly poses…

How’s the weather outside your door? Costa Rica’s ‘first 12 days’ superstition
culture
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culture
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How’s the weather outside your door? Costa Rica’s ‘first 12 days’ superstition

Katherine Stanley - January 4, 2018

This photo shows how New Year's Day looked in Punta Uva, Limón. Yesterday, Jan. 3, was rainy in San José, and today is chilly and cloudy. So…

Agüizotes: The Folk Magic of Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Agüizotes: The Folk Magic of Costa Rica

Jack Donnelly - September 28, 2016

Agüizotes are the folk beliefs, small superstitions or minor brujería (witchcraft) of Costa Rica. Dionisio Cabal Antillón, the noted cultural journalist, calls them the magical roots of…

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