Folklore festival with 50 groups begins Saturday in Escazú

The annual folklore festival starts Saturday in Escazú for an eight-day run.

This is the Festival Internacional Folclórico Escazú 2013 that will attract groups from Chile, Panamá, México, Holland and China, as well as local participants.

Organizers, which include the Ministerio de Cultura y Juventud and the Municipalidad de Escazú, promise up to 50 different groups, mainly folkloric dancers.

The formal inauguration is at 2 p.m. Saturday with a parade through principal streets of the canton. Then there are folkloric presentations starting at 8 p.m. in the Parque Central. The full schedule is HERE!

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