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EVENTS: March

The pilgrimage to Ujarras

On March 16th from Paraiso to Ujarras there is organized the pilgrimage that commemorates the saving the town by a Virgin from the pirates attacks in 1666.


he day of saint patron of San Jose

On March 19th there is a Day of Saint Joseph - the patron of San Jose. The masses and special fairs are held.


The art festival

The international art festival is held through the last two weeks of March in San Jose. It consists of dance, music and theater groups performances. Besides there is the jazz, folks and classic music concerts. It`s destinguished by spectacular inauguration and closing ceremonies. The festival is called sometimes "The Olimpic Art".


Quetzals

The beginning of the Quetzals incubation period.


The scarlet macaws

The scarlet macaws continue of laying the eggs.


The day of ox-carts drivers

On the second sunday of March, in San Antonio quarter of Escazu there is the so called The Day of Boyeros (ox-carts drivers) celebration. In traditional parade take part about 100 caretas from the nearby villages.


Lomas de Barbudal Reserve

On March in the Lomas de Barbudal reserve the Cortez trees are blooming into yellow.


Humbak whales

The humbak whales appear nearby the Cano island.


The National Orchid Festival

It`s held on every March 15th. The tipical endemic species as well as from the rest of the world are put for show.


The farmers day

It`s celebrated on March 15th in the whole country. But its main celebration takes place in Tierra Blanca (on Poas volcanoe slopes). It`s for honour of saving in 1877 that terrain from the locust epidemy.


 
2004; SLUPSK; Rafal Cezary Piechocinski