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Jaco Costa Rica Gets Artsy

Arts Festival In Full Swing

Costa Rica Jaco BeachThe weekend of March 1-4 is an exciting time in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica. Not only is the surf up during high season, but there are so many events catering to the influx of tourists to the area, including the Jaco Arts Festival  http://www.festivaldejaco.com/

The yearly festival is a combination of music, arts, dance and much more and is held in the town of Jaco in Costa Rica’s Central Valley. Considered to be the closest beach to San Jose, Jaco Beach is one of the most visited destinations in Costa Rica. With a 4km beach, it is a surfing destination, offering visitors the most reliable swells, and it’s also known as a party beach, with the nightlife in this town fun and friendly. Jaco Beach has many amenities for the visiting tourist, including banks, a post office, a health center and shopping. There are a variety of accommodations to suite any budget from the budget conscious to the luxury seeker.

Festival Includes Art, Movies and Much More

This year’s art festival will feature a variety of music, from reggae, calypso and some jazz. Featured events will include the presentation of two movies, “Home” about the environment and the national film Red Sky. In addition, featured artist Murillo Felix will showcase his paintings at the show. As a resident of Jaco, Felix has produced a variety of artworks in his studio and has brought some of his pieces to show visitors. Other artists will join Felix in an outdoor display of art pieces which will also be available for purchase. You can also watch as some artists create their masterpieces right before your eyes.

There is something for everyone at the Jaco Arts festival. The final day will also include a circus for children …. for adults of all ages who enjoy the foolery of clowns and animals … and close out with a jazz concert in the evening. Experience some of the culture and ambiance of this beach town as it showcases its finest. What are you waiting for… if you hurry you can catch the circus act in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica!

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About the Author: Tee is Senior Editor of CostaRicaCLOSEUP.com and NBC's adventure dating series fans magazine LoveInTheWildFansMag.com, as well ascontributing editor to QRCodesUSA.org

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