Summer Festival Fills San José with Culture, Sports
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Source : Tico Times
The San José Municipality, the Culture Ministry and the San José Sports and Recreation Committee have teamed up to present Verano en San José (Summer in San José), a 14-week festival of integrated activities that kicked off Jan. 16 and will run through Easter Sunday, April 24.
Every Sunday through April 10, the Smog-Free Family Sundays program will close Paseo Colón to vehicle traffic between La Sabana Park and Torre Mercedes, opening that space to creative workshops, theater performances, food and book stands, dance and stand-up comedy shows from about 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Each week will feature a different theme, such as “Vacation in the City,” “Ecological Sunday” or “Love and Friendship Day.”
Additionally, two popular annual festivals will be folded into the Verano en San José program: Transitarte, which will bring a host of art and cultural activities to various of the city’s public spaces March 11 to 13; and Summer at CENAC, set for April 4 to 6 at the National Culture Center (CENAC).
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