Posts tagged with "DIADELASMASCARADAS"



25. October 2017
All Hollows Eve or as known today, "Halloween" is not a Costa Rican holiday, but rather another holiday or tradition inserted by other cultures. In this case the US. But who wouldn't insert it into the culture? It's a great excuse to get free candy, dress up and party! So all over you will see parties Costa Rica style, haunted houses and children on the street with parents. Few actually know that the Ministry of Culture named October 31st in Costa Rica to be, "Dia de las Mascaradas" in memory...
31. October 2016
Happy Halloween! What a juicy topic. All sorts of controversies and opinions. Some believe it to be the Devil's birthday while others see it as a fun festival that gives them the excuse to dress up in costumes and party. But what is the real history behind Halloween? It's definitely not a Costa Rican holiday, but as usual since Costa Rica is a melting pot of cultures, it has been adopted and celebrated. Another influencing factor is that it is the second highest revenue producing holiday after...