Traditional Costa Rican festivities and Halloween

The 31st of October is usually the day when Halloween is celebrated but Costa Rica’s traditional Masquerade Day (la Mascarada) and Halloween-related activities continue this weekend. Día de la Mascarada or “Traditional Costa Rican Masquerade” originated as an adaption of Carnival. The Spaniards brought their costumed holiday, Carnival, and its masquerade dances to Central America. … Continue reading Traditional Costa Rican festivities and Halloween