independence day party
Various buildings and monuments across the world displayed the red, white and blue of Costa Rica in celebration of its bicentennial.
Costa Rican Olympians will light the independence cauldron on Tuesday night in Cartago, the Presidency announced.
The torch is a national symbol representing Central America’s independence.
Independence Day in Costa Rica is September 15, but many Ticos will celebrate the bicentennial on Monday, September 13.
Lanterns have become a traditional decoration to mark the Independence Day events.
The American Colony Committee's annual 4th of July picnic is Sunday at Cervecería Costa Rica in Alajuela.