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Art and Culture: La casa del Artista

For me, art is the way to get to know oneself, by self observation to access a higher level of consciousness where being no longer occurs, nor is it carried from here to there by circumstances. It is a level of understanding where we realize that knowing is not the same as comprehending. The greatest […]

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Snakes: Growing Towards Green

Parque Reptilandia near to Dominical houses various species of boas and pythons. Two of the most beautiful ones are the Amazon Basin emerald tree boa (Corallus batesii) and the Green tree python (Morelia viridis) from New Guinea, Indonesia and Cape York Peninsula in Australia. Both species are highly adapted to an arboreal life in rainforests. […]

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Art: Happy Feet Celebrates the New Year!

Art in Dominical: Happy Feet Celebrates the New Year!

Happy Feet Ballet & Performing Arts School in Dominical, Costa Rica is excited as we celebrate the new year of 2019 full of exciting new opportunities in the Performing Arts for our local children and teens in the Costa Ballena Pacífico Sur! Happy Feet, Directed by Heather Gamewell, is excited to launch the new community […]

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Art: Artist, Open Our Eyes!

Art: Artist, Open Our Eyes!

An artist’s vision always goes beyond the eye of a mere mortal. Let’s observe the case of the painter Vincent Van Gogh, who began his artistic career at the age of 27. He made 900 paintings and 1600 drawings with a technique of unique impressionism not understood in his time and managed to sell only […]

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Boruca: Cultural Heritage

The cultural heritage of a nation or region is not solely composed of monuments and museum collections, but also of living intangible expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants. The definition of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) is made up of oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals and festive events, knowledge […]

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