Events this month include traditional festivals, great movies, interesting fairs, diverse music and dance performances from all over the world. Movies Cine Magaly: This month a series celebrating female perspectives, “Cine con Lentes de Mujer,” will screen every Saturday at 1 pm in the Club Magaly, including “Caramelo” and “El Piano”. University Cinema: After the semester is over the series of free movies at the University continues with the “Month of Architecture and Cities.” Every Thursday and Friday after Aug. 14, 6:30 pm at the Auditorium of Law (San Pedro). Fairs Let…Continue Reading “August roundup of events”

This is going to be a fun month! Events coming up include the University cinema’s “Month of Laughter,” music festivals, a national surf championship, traditional Costa Rican and American celebrations and a “Night at the museum(s)”. 4th of July Picnic For all the Americans who are going to be in Costa Rica for the Independence Day, the American Colony Committee organizes this annual picnic at the Cervecería Nacional near the International Airport from 9 am to 1 pm. Enjoy a piece of homeland culture with food, music, shows,…Continue Reading “What’s on in July?”

Cool upcoming events include an international food fair in Coronado, more than 100 activities in the capital and of course the World Cup. Food: “Feria Internacional De Comida Típica” Sick of “Gallo Pinto,” yet?  Or maybe ready for another serving? The International Fair of Typical Food offers Costa Rican favorites, and also Caribbean and Latin American specialties from 10am to 6pm this Saturday, June 21st at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture in Coronado. Culture: “100 en un día” This event on Saturday, June 21st in San…Continue Reading “Events: Football and more”

Here’s a round-up of cool stuff to do around the capital for the month of June: Exhibit: The recently completed Jade Museum opens its doors Pre-Columbian objects as well as Jade carvings shine light into the lives of our ancestors. Check out the new modern 4-story and interactive exhibits. The Museo de Jade welcomes visitors daily from 10 am to 5 pm. Film: Month of Environmental Cinema Free screenings at the University of Costa Rica continue throughout the month, celebrating environmental cinema. A few of…Continue Reading “¿Qué pasa, San José?”