Costa Rica calendar
Costa Rica offers wild unexplored territories for thrill seekers and exotic places with private beaches and beautiful landscape for the intrepid. Tourists who come visit should be on the lookout for the Costa Rica calendar 2013 because if there is one things Costa Ricans know, it is how to party.
New Year – Costa Rica follows the Gregorian calendar, and celebrates the first day of the year with joyous anticipation and loads of pomp.
Tuesday, 1 January 2013
Battle of Rivas Day – This is a holiday held in Costa Rica since 1856 when Costa Rican Troops held back William Walker`s army. On this day people organize many festivals throughout Costa Rica, the largest festival of which is held in the city of Alajuela.
Thursday, 11 April 2013
Good Friday – Costa Rican Catholics commemorate this day as the death of their Savior on the cross.
Friday, 29 April 2013
Domingo de Pascua
Easter – Christians in Costa Rica rejoice as their Savior is risen on the third day after his crucifixion.
Sunday, 31 April 2013
Primero de Mayo
Labor Day – As much of Costa Rica is agricultural, the laborers’ contribution to the economic welfare of the country is recognized on this day.
Monday, 1 May 2013
The Annexation of Guanacaste Day – This day in the Costa Rica calendar is celebrated by the people of Costa Rica every year on July 25th. On this day the American Federation approved the annexation of Guanacaste to Costa Rica.
Thursday, 25 July 2013
Independence Day –Every year on September 15 Costa Rica is celebrating the Independence Day from Spanish rule in 1821. This is a national holiday that is marked by nationalistic parades, musical performance and festivals. The celebration starts the night before this day with a parade that symbolizes the day when the good news has arrived.
Sunday, 15 September 2013
Día de las Culturas
Day of the Cultures or Columbus Day – This day is celebrated by many countries in the U.S. and Latin America on the 12 October. On this day people celebrate and commemorate Christopher Columbus`s arrival on American soil.
Saturday, 12 October 2013
Día de Todos los Santos
All Saints’ Day – Like all other Christian nations around the world, Costa Ricans consider Todos los Santos a national observance day. On this day in the Costa Rica calendar 2013, relatives pay respects to their dead, clean their graveyards, and offer food and prayers.
Saturday, 2 November 2013
Día de los Maestros
Teacher`s day – This day celebrates the teachers in the country.
Friday, 22 November
La Inmaculada de Concepción
Immaculate Conception Day – This is the day when the Virgin Mary was thought to have been conceived. Costa Ricans, much like the rest of their South American neighbors, are devout Marians.
Sunday, 8 December 2013
Christmas Day – Costa Rica joins the rest of the Christendom in the celebration of the birth of their savior.
Wednesday, 25 December 2013
Have a Happy Costa Rica Holidays in 2013. .!