Ministry will honor folklorist

The Ministerio de Cultura y Juventud will celebrate the  Día de la Mascarada Tradicional Costarricense today from 11 a.m. to noon at the ministry, the  Centro Nacional de la Cultura on Avenida 7 east of Parque España.

The late Elías Zeledón Cartín, a folklorist and researcher of Costa Rican legends, will be honored.  Rodolfo González will present some of Zeledón stories.

Also invited to the brief observance is the Gigantes de Torroella de Montgrí, a 25-member Spanish mascarada group that is visiting the country. The group will bring examples of mascaradas typical of  Cataluna.

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