Costa Rica International Arts Festival (Costa Rica Festival International de las Artes)
|Country and Region||Costa Rica — Central Valley|
|Type of Festival||Dance, Drama, Music|
|Location of Festival||San Jose, San José, Costa Rica|
|Festival Contact Information|
Festival de las Artes
The Costa Rica International Arts Festival features more than 5,000 artists taking part in over 350 shows and activities. The International biennial event brings together artists from 20 countries with 70 groups and individual artists. The rich and diverse program includes cultural and artistic events—parades, music, dance, theater, opera, magic, clowns, puppet shows, and film.
|Festival Dates||March 18 - 27, 2011|
Articles and Reviews:
- International Arts Festival Starts Friday in Costa Rica, by Erin R (Costa Rica Pages, April 10, 2008)
- El Parque Metropolitano La Sabana will feature the main events in the open air. Additional venues are posted below. Most venues are located in downtown San Jose, but there will also be several events in Alajuela and Puntarenas.
- Smaller shows and exhibits will happen in and around:
- Teatro Nacional
- Sala Oscar Fessler
- Teatro Popular Melico Salazar
- Teatro de la Danza