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Voice of Guanacaste Photographs Will Be On Exhibit at Tamarindo Art Wave Festival

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

Have you ever seen photos of the party donkey? Have you witnessed how the men in Ostional wash turtle eggs in the sea? Do you know how riders are trained in Santa Cruz? You can find the answers to all these questions at the “Identity” photo expo that The Voice of Guanacaste will...

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The Art Wave Returns to Tamarindo

By María Fernanda Cruz - mariafernanda@vozdeguanacaste.com

The Tamarindo Art Wave returns to the most famous beach in Guanacaste with its Enlight edition. Between January 25 and 27 locals and national and foreign visitors will see every type of art, music, food, paintings, photographs and technology.

During these three days...

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What's Happening Today in Nicoya?

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

In Nicoya, nothing happens. The town is dead. There is never a party. Please! You don’t know what you are talking about. So you don’t make that mistake again for being a stranger or visitor to the colonial city. Here, I’ll explain how it works.

Nightlife in Nicoya has a dynamic that...

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The Voice of Guanacaste will showcase photographs of the Guanacastecan identity in Nosara

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

Sharing is caring. At The Voice we have a large collection of incredible photos of the province. We showcase its people, its culture, its idiosyncrasies and now we want to share them with our readers at our photo expo “Identity.” ...

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Jaime Gamboa’s Nicoyan Memories

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

Hila y Reta (a way of saying “string of words”) is track number 12 on Malpais’s album entitled “A Distant Day.” It’s an assortment written by Jaime Gamboa. It’s pleasant. It’s lighthearted. It’s festive. It sounds like Guanacaste.

There is a line that says “give me the...

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The Great Chef Tía Florita: “I Adore Guanacaste. It’s In My Veins”

By Andrea Rodríguez Valverde - andrea@vozdeguanacaste.com

It’s 3:30 pm. The sound of the train deafens. We are in San Pedro de Montes de Oca and the traffic reminds us of that

An instant later, the noise disappears and a cozy room receives us. We go up the only steps in the entire house. There are five. And then, silence, peace, corners full of...

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Killing Me Softly With His Song

By Erika Mora - erika@vozdeguanacaste.com

When I first arrived in Nicoya, I didn’t have many friends. I worried about what would happen to my social life. I was used to grabbing a beer in La Cali, a bite in Escalante, heading to Cine Magaly and, most importantly, karaoke bars. 

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Tamarindo Art Wave Festival announces Manuel Obregón

By Andrea Rodríguez - periodista@vozdeguanacaste.com

The pianist and ex-minister of culture, Manuel Obregón will be part of the list of guest artists at the second Art...

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Parrandera: Guanacaste’s Party Soundtrack

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

You don’t have to be an expert to imagine that a musical rhythm called parrandera (a Spanish term relating to partying) is an explosion of flavor and joy....

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The Festival de la Tortilla in Corralillo’s Growth Challenges Organizers to Find More Volunteers

By Sebastián Rodríguez - sebas211297@gmail.com

Marimba music, the ...

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Veteran Tenor and Troubadour

By Erika Mora - erika@vozdeguanacaste.com

I can’t stop staring at Don Manuel’s eyes. They’re blue, sunken and still young. We’re at his home on Calle Real, and he didn’t think twice about opening his door to me, introducing his wife and offering me a refreshing beverage.

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