San Ramón celebrates, International Guitar Festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica

By Amanda Zuniga

Festivities of San Ramón

The city of San Ramón is celebrating its annual festivities this week. They began yesterday and will continue until September 7, with activities including family competitions, free concerts, traditional food, cultural activities, live music, dancing, parades, exhibitions and sports.

“Festividades Patronales de San Ramón” takes place August 27 – September 7 at the central park of San Ramón, Alajuela. Free. For more information, call 8825-5382.

Theater: “Amor Platoúnico”

Spanish playwright David Desola tells the story of a married couple so used to each other’s existence that they barely notice each other – until the neighbor’s son discovers their plight and sets out to help them change their lives.

“Amor Platoúnico” will be performed August 28-December 6, Fri – Sat at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 6 p.m. at Teatro La Fortina, Paseo de las Flores Mall in Heredia. ₡7,000 ($14). More info at La Fortina Theater Website.

Dance: International Folkloric Dance Festival

In celebration on the “month of folklore,” and thanks to the Latin American Folklore Association’s choice of Costa Rica for this year’s Festival, Belén will host dance couples from seven different countries: Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Panama, Brazil and Costa Rica.

“Festival Folclórico Internacional de Parejas” takes place August 28 at … continue reading

Via:: Tico Times