Costa Rica Independance Day

costa rica traditional dance

15 September is Costa Rica Independence Day.

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In most towns that means a parade.

In Samara the baton twirlers are new.

costa rica independance day

Apparently, some were up late last night practicing.

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But the traditional dancers are a staple of every holiday event.

traditional dance costa rica

These skirts have more than five meters (almost like yards) in each one.

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How’d you like to twirl that weight in the tropics?

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2 comments
  1. louise dickson said:

    Great Pics Lavae! I happened to be in town this morning just in time! Happy Independence Day!

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