SKA-P in Costa Rica

SKA-P in Costa Rica

Costa Rican fans of SKA-P rejoiced on the news when the band confirmed of its arrival and performance on March 20th 2013. The Spanish band was formed by a group of friends in 1994 in Madrid. The name was inspired by the Spanish take on the words ‘escape’ and ‘punk’ and putting them together as […]

Envision the Music!

Envision the Music!

The people of Costa Rica truly know how to convey the essence of a festival. They dive right to its core and make their celebrations a place to gather and form a crowd of people sharing and willing to share a common idea. Here begins a trade that is just not restricted for the good […]

Monteverde Music Festival

Monteverde Music Festival

Costa Ricans possess an undeniably strong love for music. The Ticos love it, adore it, appreciate it and live by it in their day to day lives. They know how to party hard and groove to the beats as the music flares up and they know how to take it slow and sassy when the […]

Festival Imperial

Festival Imperial

When the sparkle of music festivals like Palmares, Zapote, Envision and Puntarenas fades away, The Festival Imperial lights up the Costa Rican region and claims all glory. The Festival Imperial is one mighty festival that has succeeded in becoming the most anticipated, most organized and the BIGGEST of the music carnival that is hosted in […]

Festival of African Diaspora

Festival of African Diaspora

Costa Rican music is a reflection of its diverse cultural bequest. Among the various types of music its shelters, the genre of Afro Caribbean has a greatly inspired all the melodies composed in this region. The Costa Rican-Caribbean coast is much influenced by the African and Caribbean styles and the musicians here are specialists in […]

Costa Rican Independence Day

Costa Rican Independence Day

Numerous countries have a history of gaining independence via wars and brutal negotiations. But, for Costa Rica it was an easy way out. It declared itself a liberated nation in 1821, getting itself detached from Spain. Following the rule of Mexicans and then the Federal Republic of Central America, Ticos finally became an independent country […]

7th Annual Costa Rican International Film Festival

7th Annual Costa Rican International Film Festival

The culture of Costa Rica has a great regard for art and people involved with it. Whether it is music, painting, handicrafts, theatres or films… Every aspect of fine art is appreciated and promoted by Ticos. Among the many festivals that encourage talent of artists, The Costa Rican Film Festival has gained its significance like […]

Halloween in Costa Rica

Halloween in Costa Rica

Every October 31st, when people all over the world put up their disguise themselves in scary costumes and go trick-o-treating, the neighborhoods of Costa Rica mostly stay home and oppose this holiday celebrations for many reasons. To them it seems to be a pagan outing encouraged by the Americans to increase sugar intake among little […]

Guanacaste Day

Guanacaste Day

Every July 25th, the province of Guanacaste along with all the other Costa Ricans rejoices on The Annexation of Guanacaste Day. This day memorializes the event when the people of Guanacaste asked to join Costa Rica as their mother land back in 1824. This date has had a vital effect on the history of this […]

Virgin of Los Angeles Day in Costa Rica

Virgin of Los Angeles Day in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a catholic state and it values its religion a lot. Together with all the music festivals, national days and other cheery celebrations, religious events are treasured and they are organized and savored with equal joy and earnestness. Virgin of Los Angeles Day in Costa Rica makes up in the top three of […]