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Costa Rica Holiday August 2 La Virgen de Los Angeles

(August 2)  The Virgen de los Angeles (the Virgin of the Angels) is Costa Rica’s patron saint, also known as La Negrita. Virgen de los Angeles Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating the Virgen. According to tradition, La Negrita, the Black Virgin, is a …

 Annexation of the Partido of Nicoya

 Annexation of the Partido of Nicoya

 Guanacaste Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica’s annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824. It is celebrated every July 25th. Also known as the  annexation of Nicoya, it was the transition of a big chunk of land from Nicaragua to Costa Rica. That land had three mayor cities, Nicoya, …