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Free Modern Art from Japan & Korea in the City This October

Free Modern Art from Japan & Korea in the City This October October 1, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, Whats New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Dulsori This Sunday, October 2nd Korean performance company Dulsori is offering a free show in downtown San José, Costa Rica. Created in 1984, Dulsori has traveled the world performing its unique mix of traditional Korean rhythms with modern percussion arrangements for nearly three...

Music at Dusk: Costa Rica’s Third International Jazz Festival

Music at Dusk: Costa Rica’s Third International Jazz Festival July 31, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Juilliard Jazz Orchestra performing at Alice Tully Hall in 2010. (Hiroyuki Ito) This Thursday, August 4, the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble will be performing live in the foyer of the National Theater as part of Costa Rica’s Third International Jazz Festival. The headquarters of the Festival are in the...

Costa Rica’s Independence Day is September 15th: Break out the Red, White and Blue

Costa Rica’s Independence Day is September 15th: Break out the Red, White and Blue June 29, 2011 | Events | Read More
Independence Day Costa Rica Flag March As Americans get ready to celebrate the 4thof July, Costa Ricans are already immersed in preparations for their independence day festivities around the corner in September. Kids have marching band rehearsals, practice traditional dance routines and get fitted for...

National Blood Drive Strives to Build Costa Rica’s Blood Banks Through Donations

National Blood Drive Strives to Build Costa Rica’s Blood Banks Through Donations June 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
In Costa Rica, thousands of patients with blood diseases as leukemia, severe forms of anemia or severe problems with blood clotting, blood transfusion-dependent, depend on regular blood donations to live. As reported by Irene Rodriguez of La Nation, today, June 14th, marks the Day of Voluntary Blood...

Dia de Guanacaste: Costa Rica’s Wild West Summer Festival

Dia de Guanacaste: Costa Rica’s Wild West Summer Festival June 14, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re planning a trip to Costa Rica in July, the Dia de Guanacaste is worth marking the calendar and setting the GPS for. A big street festival commemorating the annexation of Guancaste from Nicaragua on July 25th, 1825, Dia de Guanacaste is celebrated annually all week long in Liberia, the capital...

Puerto Viejo Celebrates 42nd Anniversary this Weekend

Puerto Viejo Celebrates 42nd Anniversary this Weekend May 20, 2011 | Events | Read More
Puerto Viejo celebrates its 42nd anniversary as a municipality of Talamanca with a weekend of festivities that kicks off today with live music, games, and traditional Tico fare. Friday night, Gregory Cabrera will get crowds in the mood to party with his highly danceable tunes, and on Saturday the biggest...

Vintage Motorcycle Exhibit in San Jose, Costa Rica

Vintage Motorcycle Exhibit in San Jose, Costa Rica May 7, 2011 | Events | Read More
Affectionately referred to as La Abuelita (the grandmother),an immaculate Indian 1909 made by the Hendee Manufacturing Company greets visitors to the Museo de Arte y Diseno Contemporaneo (MADC) this month. At 102 years old, this bike is the most ancient of the 40 motorcycles on display for the exhibit...

Spirit of Earth Day Celebrated with Cheeseburgers in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Spirit of Earth Day Celebrated with Cheeseburgers in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica April 24, 2011 | Events | Read More
Lizard King Cheeseburger The otherwise sleepy seaside village of Puerto Viejo de Limon comes alive more than elsewhere in Costa Rica on special occasions. Christmas, New Year’s and Semana Santa Easter Week are the most festive times by far,  but with Earth Day in the mix, April in Puerto...

PV’s First Foosball Tournament is Tomorrow 2/27 at Tex Mex

PV’s First Foosball Tournament is Tomorrow 2/27 at Tex Mex February 26, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, Whats New | Read More
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s Reggae Ping Pong Tournament at the Lazy Mon, here is another table-top sporting event for those looking for an off-beat way to spend Sunday evening in Puerto Viejo: The first foosball tournament is to be held at the open-air bar/restaurant smack dab in the center...

What’s Hot: Puerto Viejo Open Pro at Salsa Brava Feb. 5, 2011

What’s Hot: Puerto Viejo Open Pro at Salsa Brava Feb. 5, 2011 February 4, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, Whats New | Read More
It is the day before the Puerto Viejo Open Pro, and the center of town is abuzz with the special energy of a much anticipated event that seems likely to be blessed with both perfect summer weather and exceptional surf conditions. Spirits are high at Salsa Brava, where the judging tent is being set up...