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EVENTS: August

The pilgrimage of Virgin La Negrita

The biggest pilgrimage on Costa Rica. It`s held on the August 2nd and is devoted for the patron nacional - Virgin of La negrita. The pilgrims walk on the distance San Jose - Cartago. The last stage within the borders of Cartago they cross on knees.


The Mothers Day

In Costa Rica, on the Augoust 15th is celebrated the Mothers Day.


The day of San Ramon

It`s held on Augoust 30th in San Ramon. There are some parades and dances in the streets, in which take parts the representatives of 30 neighbouring towns. They take to the church the figures of their local saints patrons. People play with Brujas lottery, where the correct numbers are picked by the witch on the broom.


The Tortuguero National Park and the green turtles

The green turtles continue laying the eggs in the Tortuguero Nacional Park.


Nancite fruits

It`s the second month when on vegetable markets are offered the nancite fruits.


The olive ridley turtles in Ostional Reserve

In Ostional Reserve the olive ridley turtles continue laying the eggs.


The day of afrocostarican culture

It`s held on August 31th. It`s called also the International Day of Black People. There are lectures, discussions, traditional meals and dresses shows and all the events that has something to do with "black culture".


 
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