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Costa Rica International Arts Festival In Full Swing

Costa Rica Event Bigger And Better

Costa Rica International Arts FestivalBeginning on March 15, 2012 for ten days, the 2012 International Arts Festival, known as the FIA  has a fantastic line up this year and is promising to be bigger and better than previous years.

The Puerto Rican group Calle 13 opened the festival on March 16, 2012. The group, noted for its eclectic music style has achieved numerous Latin Grammy awards and their presence at the FIA has taken the talent level a notch higher.  Also on a musical note, American producers, writer and entertainer Alan Parsons will also perform at the festival. With some of his most legendary work created for the Beatles, the concert will no doubt include “Sirius”. Parsons will close out the festival on March 25, 2012 with his concert.

The 10 Day Costa Rican festival is a combination of art and music, activities and much more will encompass San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital and its greater metropolitan area.  It is expected to attract over 2000 artists from over 28 countries. The festival has grown over the years and according to Costa Rica’s Culture Minister, this year’s event will not disappoint, commenting that it will be one of the most important events in the festival’s history.

Enviroment Will Participate In Festival

The enviroment will also be represented in this year’s festival. There will be a 2 meter long fish tank including many seen in the movie, Finding Nemo. There will also be a gardening section with workshops and of course, no event would be complete without a butterfly farm.

The FIA is an opportunity for tourists and locals to celebrate all that is great about Costa Rica. With a combination of music, culture, art and the enviroment, the event has something for everyone. Whether you want to take in some fantastic music from international artists, or learn how a bonsai tree is formed, this event will have something for everyone. The FIA is clearly an example of Costa Rica’s Pura Vida!

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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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