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News Costa Rica » Culture: Envision: Costa Rica’s Transformational Festival

News channel or source: https://thecostaricanews.com/envision-costa-ricas-transformational-festival/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

There are always 2 sides to each story. While some locals highlight the economic benefits to the community, others take a stand against what they consider a threat to Costa Rican culture and a bad example to their youths. The festival’s organizers have ...

News Costa Rica » Culture: Costa Rica artistes enthral audience at Khalsa College

News channel or source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/cities/amritsar/costa-rica-artistes-enthral-audience-at-khalsa-college/545617.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Artistes from Costa Rica on Saturday gave scintillating performance during the `7th Amritsar International Folk Festival’ at Khalsa College of Education (KCE) here today. The festival was organised by Punjab Cultural Promotion Council (PCPC) in ...

News Costa Rica » Culture: Evangelical Christian wins Costa Rica first round vote, faces runoff

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-costarica-election/evangelical-christian-wins-costa-rica-first-round-vote-faces-runoff-idUSKBN1FO04W
Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

“Costa Rica has sent a message to traditional parties - never again ... be a referendum on an issue that has polarized a country known for a laid back culture and its pristine nature. The election could also be a taste of things to come in Latin America ...

News Costa Rica » Culture: Fusion of Caribbean, Punjabi dances mark Amritsar fest

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/fusion-of-caribbean-punjabi-dances-mark-amritsar-fest/articleshow/62965512.cms
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Amritsar: Artistes from Costa Rica gave a scintillating performance during the 7th Amritsar International Folk Festival held at Khalsa College of Education (KCE) here on Saturday. It was a fusion of Caribbean dances with Punjabi folk as culture and music ...

News Costa Rica » Culture: A Couple's Dream Wedding can be a Green Wedding in Costa Rica

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/couples-dream-wedding-green-wedding-133000124.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

From Costa Rican cuisine to traditional customs and celebrations, sustainability is embedded deeply in the culture of Costa Rica. Thanks to the country's CST program, it is now easier than ever for couples to treat the Earth like an honored guest at their ...

News Costa Rica » Culture: Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

News channel or source: https://www.cato.org/blog/costa-ricas-election-it-wasnt-economy-stupid
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

However, culture wars, in particular same-sex marriage, dominated the debate leading up to the first round of elections held on Sunday. How can this be explained? From the beginning this was an atypical presidential race for Costa Rica, due to the rise of ...

News Costa Rica » Culture: Live blog: Costa Rica’s 2018 election results

News channel or source: http://www.ticotimes.net/2018/02/04/live-blog-costa-ricas-2018-election-results
Publication date: Saturday 03 February 2018

9:20 pm: “It’s going to be a culture war election,” says political science professor Fabián Borges, looking ahead at the second round. “I guess Costa Rica is officially an advanced democracy where we fight over culture and identity more than the ...

News Costa Rica » Culture: HBKU holds Costa Rica event

News channel or source: https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/05/02/2018/HBKU-holds-Costa-Rica-event
Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

The event aimed to introduce the colourful culture of the most visited nation in all of Central America to the community. The event was co-organised with the Embassy of Costa Rica in Qatar, and saw high-level participation from the Consul and Charge d ...

News Costa Rica » Culture: Opposition to same-sex marriage boosts presidential candidate in Costa Rica

News channel or source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/feb/11/fabricio-alvarado-evangelical-christian-costa-rica/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Costa Rica “is a majority-conservative nation ... “Fabricio Alvarado is a conservative candidate, but he’s a one-trick pony. He only cares about cultural issues,” he said. “I know what his position on same-sex marriage is — that’s all ...

News Costa Rica » Culture: Costa Rican Immigrant Communicates Through Art

News channel or source: https://patch.com/georgia/cartersville/costa-rican-immigrant-communicates-through-art
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

From GHC:Xinia Smith-Camacho was born in Costa Rica. Her first language is Spanish ... noting how it helped her express herself in a predominantly English- speaking culture. She was eventually able to master English, as well, but said if she had to ...