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Costa Rica Coronavirus, Restrictions, Updated Information Costa Rica Cancels Massive Events After 9 Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus

Costa Rica has confirmed nine cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) and this Monday the Ministry of Health in coordination with the National Emergency Commission (CNE) informed that as of Tuesday, March 10, all massive events and activities, both free and paid, are canceled; also, the President gave orders for public institution employees to work from home when possible. The objective is to mitigate the...

Verba Shadow Show Costa Rica Verba Shadow Show in Costa Rica March 21-22

Verba Shadow the Ukrainian group that presented their show on America’s Got Talent, will be in Costa Rica March 21 and 22 presenting at the Melico Salazar Theater in San José. Verba Shadow is the first in Ukraine to create a shadow show, “Shadow is the universal language of communication. Visualizing various subjects - taken from life or existing in books and films - the actors manage to transf...

Jim Gaffigan Costa Rica Comedian Jim Gaffigan In Costa Rica March 27

American stand-up comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan will be presenting its stand up comedy show in San Jose, Costa Rica next Mach 27 at Teatro Espressivo (Espressivo Theater). This presentation is part of Gaffigan’s “The Pale Tourist” tour. Gaffigan, who is 53 years old and a native of Illinois who lives in New York, is regarded for his particular sense of humor which is often observational and ...

Palmares Costa Rica Palmares or Santa Cruz Join the Party in Costa Rica

If you are looking to enjoy some entertainment this week Costa Rica style you are in luck, the city of Palmares in Alajuela will kick off its traditional yearly festival this Thursday, January 16, this year they continue to make efforts to make this activity more family oriented and therefore some changes have taken place. “In reality, by making a change to a more familiar concept the number o...

Ocaso Festival Costa Rica Enjoy the Ocaso Festival this Weekend in Tamarindo Costa Rica

The Ocaso Musical Festival comes back to Tamarindo, Guanacaste in its fourth edition this Thursday, January 9 and will extend through Monday, January 13th. The underground electronic music festival gathers, once again, great representatives of techno and house rythms, this year the lineup includes Doc Martin, Maceo Plex, Artbat, Magdalena, Shiba San, Justin Martin, Ame, Maetrix, Seth Troxler, D...

Costa Rica Rose Parade 2020 VIDEO:Costa Rica Will Attend the Annual Pasadena Rose Parade in California

Once again, Costa Rica will be represented this year in the annual Rose Parade that takes place every January 1st in Pasadena, California. This year the Municipal Band of Zarcero has the honor or representing the country and Latin America in this renown event. In total, 250 young members directed by Elesban Rodríguez will be traveling to Pasadena California, "In Pasadena we want to showcase to ...

Guns N Roses Costa Rica Guns N’ Roses Live in Costa Rica March 2020

American rock band Guns N’ Roses has confirmed Costa Rica as one of its stops of their Not in This Lifetime tour. The band will be live in Costa Rica on March 18, 2020 at the Ricardo Saprissa Stadium in Tibas, San Jose. Production company Primo Entertainment is in charge of the show, “ For the fans of the band this will be a unique opportunity to be closer to the band and feel the power of its ...

Comic Con Costa Rica The First Edition of Comic Con Costa Rica Will Take Place July 2020

Comic Con will have its first ever edition in Costa Rica in 2020, the event will take place July 4th and 5th at Parque Viva. Comic Convention events began in San Diego, California, and its a non-profit public benefit event organized for charitable purposes and dedicated to creating the public´s appreciation for comics and related popular art forms and their contribution ot art and culture. ...

Kiss Costa Rica KISS in Costa Rica – Tickets Soon Available

As it was announced just a few days back, the US glam rock band “KISS” will be offering a concert in Costa Rica, the details of this event have now been revealed by Move Concerts, the production company in charge of bringing the iconic band to the country. “KISS will arrive for the first and only time to Costa Rica under the production of Move Concerts and Mercury Concerts, as part of their far...

Art City Tour Costa Rica Last Art City Tour of 2019 in Costa Rica Takes Place November 22

The last Art City Tour of the year will take place November 22 this time the theme is “Night in White: Tour in Augmented Reality” and it will offer 100 activities in 36 spaces. Art City Tours are free cultural events that take the public in night tours through different emblematic places of San Jose, Costa Rica; museums, galleries, historic buildings, etc . with the objective not only of promot...

Life in Color Costa Rica Worlds Largest Paint Party Comes to Costa Rica December 2019

The sixth edition of Life in Color "World´s Largest Paint Party" will take place on Friday, December 6, at the Pedregal Events Center in San Antonio de Belen, Heredia. This year Major Lazer is the headliner of this show that gathers every year thousands of people, "For JOGO, this sixth edition of Life in Color Costa Rica is a reward to the effort and hard work of many years, it means believing ...

Kiss Costa Rica Enjoy a Live Concert by Kiss in Costa Rica April 2020

US glam rock band “Kiss” officially announced the new dates and stops of its world tour “End of the Road” and Costa Rica is on their list for April 2020. The “End of the Road” farewell tour began this year and will carry on through July, 2021 with the band’s final concert in New York; the band will have two shows in Central America, one in El Salvador and the one in Costa Rica, the dates were ...

Jack Johnson Costa Rica Don’t Miss Jack Johnson Live in Costa Rica November 10 2019

Next Sunday, November 10, Hawaiiian singer Jack Johnson and his band will offer a live performance for the first time in Costa Rica, at the Coca Copa Amphitheater at Parque Viva, the concert will begin at 7 p.m. “Jack Johnson grew up surfing and playing his guitar in Hawaii and his debut album Brushfire Fairytales was released in 2001, since then he has released another 6 studio albums and 2 li...

Backstreet Boys Costa Rica Backstreet Boys Will be Live in Costa Rica February 28, 2020

As part of their DNA Tour, American band Backstreet Boys will offer a concert in Costa Rica on February 28, 2020 at the Coca Cola Amphitheater of Parque Viva in La Guacima, Alajuela. The band formed by A.J.McLean, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, Nick Carter and Kevin Richardson was a big hit in the late 90´s and early 2000´s selling over 100 million records worldwide, making them the best-sell...

Bryan Adams Costa Rica Bryan Adams Live in Costa Rica October 2019

Canadian singer and songwriter Bryan Adams will offer a concert in Costa Rica next October 8th at the Coca Cola Amphitheater at Parque Viva. Promoting company Move Concerts is in charge of bringing this concert. The company confirmed tickets will go on sale August 12th at 10 a.m. through the website www.boleteria.cr This is part of the tour Shine A Light, which includes presentations in Cana...

Art City Tour San Jose Costa Rica “Vacation in San Jose” – Enjoy the Fourth Art City Tour of the Year

If you want to discover San José in a fun and different way try the Art City Tour this Wednesday, July 10, the best of all, it is entirely FREE. This edition of the Art City Tour, “Vacation in Chepe” (Chepe being the way Costa Ricans’ refer to the capital city of San Jose) will take participants to enjoy the cultural offer of San José and its surrounding areas. It will connect activities that t...

Foo Fighters Weezer Costa Rica Foo Fighters and Weezer Live in Costa Rica October 2019

A long awaited concert, it is now a reality and the official announcement will be made in the next few days, the Foo Fighters and Weezer will be live in Costa Rica October 4th at the National Stadium. The presentation is part of the tour Concrete and Gold which began May 2018. The American alternative rock band Foo Fighters was formed in Seattle, Washington back in 1994 by Nirvana drummer Da...

Costa Rica’s 2019 Transitarte Festival 2019 is Full of Activities This Weekend

The Tansitarte Festival 2019 in San José will fill this weekend with art, music, activities and entertainment for the entire family. The activities take place in the main public parks of downtown San Jose, where different stages have been installed for open air concerts as well as stands for the offering of different products. The complete list of activities and schedule of the same can be fou...

Costa Rica Madame Butterfly Opera Madame Butterfly Will Return to the Melico Salazar Theater in Costa Rica

Madame Butterfly, opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini will be presented for the third time by the National Lyric Company (CLN) at the Melico Salazar Theater in San José, Costa Rica. The presentations are expected at the end of July, beginning of August, however dates have yet not been officially defined, the CLN has confirmed five presentations. The production of the opera will have the...

Hernan Jimenez Costa Rica “Elsewhere” First English Movie by Costa Rican Filmmaker Hernan Jimenez Premiers in April

Costa Rican stand-up comedian, actor, writer, director and producer, Hernán Jiménez will have the premier of his first English-language film “Elsewhere” this April in Costa Rica. With a cast including Ken Jeong (The Hangover 1,2) Parker Posey (Café Society, The House of Yes, Superman Returns), Beau Bridges (The Millers, Desperate Housewives, Code Black), Aden Young (Rectify), Jacki Weaver (Silv...

Costa Rica Philharmonic Orchestra Costa Rican Philharmonic Orchestra 2019 Concert Schedule

Many anxiously await the announcement of the concert season of the Costa Rican Philharmonic Orchestra, popular music interpreted in an innovative format by a large group of talented musicians. The proposal of Director Marvin Araya has paid off, each of the shows sells out, the public knows they are guaranteed a high quality show. This year’s season includes several English music concerts, amon...

Costa Rica Blues Festival February 16th Enjoy the 8th Annual Blues Festival in Costa Rica

The 8th edition of the Costa Rica Blues Festival is scheduled to take place February 16 at the Costa Rica Sailing Center in Playa Potrero, Guanacaste. This year the headliner is blues rock guitar legend Walter Trout, and some of the guest bands and artists include The Craig Thatcher Band from Philadelphia, The Sparky Parker Band from Houston, Texas; Grey Gregson from Austin, Texas; The Honky To...

Costa Rica things to do Costa Ricans Will be Able to Enjoy Another Edition of “Smoke Free Sundays”

Another edition of ¨Smoke Free Sundays¨ comes back this 2019 for six Sundays in Paseo Colon, San Jose. This is an activity promoted by the San Jose Municipality and the Ministry of Health that began back in 2011 with the objective of motivating families to visit the capital city without having to worry about cars and the contamination caused by them while also promoting a healthy "smoke free" ...

Costa Rica Country Fest Country Fest Will Take Place in Potero Beach Costa Rica February 1 & 2

Fans of country music in Costa Rica have a date on February 1 and 2 at Perlas Bar, Potrero Beach in Guanacaste where the Country Fest will take place with the presence of several national and international artists, including Gold Record Artist and American Idol Finalist Josh Gracin. Karla Crawford, Blue Canyon Boys, Will Matthews & Los Vaqueros, and newly added Keith Burns & Will Dakota are ju...

Palmares 2019 Costa Rica The Festivities in Palmares Costa Rica Kick Off January 10

Palmares in Alajuela, prepares like every year for its traditional festivities, two whole weeks of music, parades, dancing, sporting events and plenty of other entertainment. Palmares “a town to make friends”, offers activities for the entire family, if you have been part of the end of the year events in Costa Rica, this is just a continuation of these. The activities this year kick off on ...

Ocaso Tamarindo 2019 Ocaso Underground Music Festival Kicks Off January 2 in Tamarindo Costa Rica

The third edition of the Ocaso Underground Music Festival will take on the beach town of Tamarindo as of this Wednesday, January 2, 2019 and will extend through January 7, to start off the New Year with plenty of rhythm. Ocaso brings together an impressive lineup of house and techno artists, an electric music festival with international and national talent for adults 18 and up. “Ocaso has qu...

Costa Rica Rose Parade Costa Rican Band Shined at the Rose Parade in California

On January 1st 2019, The Municipal Band of Acosta participated in the 130th edition of the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, representing Costa Rica and Latin America since it was the only music band in this region that took part in the event. With a combination of traditional Costa Rican music and dance the band represented the country and received the cheers of the audience. “This is a ...

Costa Rica Xknights 2019 The X-Knights Event Back in Costa Rica on March 9, 2019

The thirteenth edition of the highly expected X-Knights competition will take place in Costa Rica, March 9, 2019 , tickets are already available for purchase. The X-Knights competition is the most important freestyle event in the region, gathering renown international figures of this sport, and once again the venue is the National Stadium in La Sabana. “The best jumps, adrenaline, and t...

Costa Rica New Year New Year’s Parties in Costa Rica

Are you in Costa Rica and still no plans for New Year’s Eve? Like we do every year here at The Costa Rica Star, were here to give you some options so that you start out the new year on the right foot. 2019 New Year’s Party: Cities of the World: The Wyndham San José Hotel has made it a tradition, every year they throw one of the best parties to celebrate the beginning of a new year. This time th...

Miss Costa Rica Natalia Carvajal Miss Costa Rica, Natalia Carvajal, Made the Top 10 in Miss Universe

Miss Costa Rica 2018, Natalia Carvajal, was able to make it among the top 10 in this year’s Miss Universe contest, which took place this Sunday, December 17 in Bangkok, Thailand. The last time that Costa Rica was able to make it among the Top 10, was in 2011 when the country was represented by Johanna Solano; before Solano, it was Nancy Soto in 2004 who managed to make the top 10. Carvajal is t...

Costa Rica Brickman Experience LEGO Works Exhibition “The Brickman Experience” Will Be In Costa Rica January 13 through February 22

One of the biggest exhibitions of LEGO works will arrive to Costa Rica this 2019 at Multiplaza Escazú. The exhibit, created by Ryan McNaught, will take up 1200 square meters of the mall in Escazu, from January 13 and through February 22, it involves more than 5 million LEGO bricks and has interactive areas that guarantee a unique experience for people all ages. In total, The Brickman Experi...

Roger Waters Costa Rica A Packed National Stadium Enjoyed the Music of Roger Waters in Costa Rica

Former bass player and singer of the famous band Pink Floyd, legend Roger Waters, sold out the National Stadium in Costa Rica and the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado and the First Lady, Claudia Dobles were among those 46,000 people privileged to enjoy the concert but also among the very few to meet Waters in person, Alvarado is a known fan of the band and Waters since his teen years. “...

Costa Rica Wine Fest Wine Fest Christmas Edition at Avenida Escazu in Costa Rica

The holiday season is here and Avenida Escazu shopping center welcomes the month of December with the Wine Fest – Christmas Edition, scheduled to take place December 8 and 9, an ideal event for all wine lovers. In addition to the best wines, beer and gin-tonics the event will offer concerts, Christmas shows, delicious gastronomy and Christmas workshops. Tickets to attend can be purchased onl...

Costa Rica Roger Waters Concert Last Few Tickets to See Roger Waters Live in Costa Rica Go on Sale

If you missed the opportunity to get tickets to the Roger Waters live performance in Costa Rica when they first came out, the promotion company Move Concerts is offering the last chance to get tickets to this highly expected event that will take place this upcoming November 24 at the National Stadium. When the tickets went on sale on April 30, in just the first day 25,000 tickets were sold, an...

Zac Efron Costa Rica American Actor Zac Efron Sure Knows How to Enjoy Costa Rica

American actor and singer Zac Efron is no stranger to Costa Rica, he has vacationed in the country in the past and he wanted to come back for more. The handsome young man spent several days in the country, and like last year, he visited the with some friends and his brother Dylan. Efron shared some of his adventures in the country through his social media accounts, a visit to waterfalls in t...

Oxigeno hUman playground costa rica Oxigeno Human Playground Will Open Doors This Tuesday, Nov. 20

It was supposed to open doors the first semester of 2018, and finally, after some delays, Oxígeno (Oxygen) Human Playground is ready for a pre-opening, which means it will open doors to the public even though they are still working on some areas. The date announced by the Oxigeno complex in Heredia is this Tuesday, November 20 , at 10 a.m.; however, on Thursday, November 22 they will be inaugur...

Belgium Fest Costa Rica Belgium Fest in Costa Rica Dec. 1 and 2

The Costa Rican Convention Center will host ¨Belgium Fest¨ an event that will bring together Belgian producers and distributors with the purpose of promoting their food, drinks and culture and offer an opportunity to network. Chocolates, Belgian Waffles, ¨Belgium Style¨ Beers as well as local craft beers, traditional Belgium food, food trucks, music and games are part of what visitors will be a...

Stan Lee Death Marvel Fans in Costa Rica and Around the World Mourn Death of Icon Stan Lee

Stan Lee has passed away at the age of 95, the comic book writer, editor and publisher as well as film executive producer and actor leaves behind a gap that will be difficult to fill. Stanley Martin Lieber was born December 28, 1922 in New York, he passed away in his home in Los Angeles, California this Monday, November 12, 2018. Stan Lee is known to the world as the father of Marvel Comics ...

Aladdin Costa Rica Enjoy Aladdin This Christmas Presented by the Costa Rican National Ballet

Christmas time will bring the magic of Aladdin to the Coca Cola Amphitheater in Parque Viva, a ballet and urban dance show for the entire family to enjoy will take place next December 16 in two presentations, one at 3 p.m. and the second one at 6 p.m. The event “Villa Mágica” (Magical Village) will begin at noon and offer a parade of reindeers and elves, children's activities and foodtrucks. ...

Costa Rica Dog Shelter Costa Rican Dog Shelter “Territorio de Zaguates” Showcased in Episode of Netflix Series “Dogs”

Netflix’ Documentary Series “Dogs” will showcase Costa Rican dog shelter “Territorio de Zaguates” (Land of Strays) on one of its episodes. “Brace yourself for a six-part dog-umentary series that will make you laugh, cry, and hug the nearest dog”, are the words used by Netflix to describe the series that is scheduled to premiere November 16 2018. The episode was filmed between the months of M...