Deceased U.S. veterans will be honored this weekend. The Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional plans its fifth concert of the season, and there are various commercial presentations to attract expats.
The Marine Corps League will conduct the Memorial Day ceremony at the Campo de Esperanza Cemetery in San Antonio de Escazú at 11 a.m. Saturday. The names of the U. S. military veterans who had died in Costa Rica since the last Memorial Day ceremony will be read, said the league.
Mexican director Alondra de la Parra leads the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional. She will conduct at 8 p.m. tonight and 10:30 a.m. both in the Teatro Nacional.
The orchestra is scheduled to present works of Mexican composer Javier Álvarez and Europeans Edvard Grieg and Gustav Mahle. The invited soloist is Venezuelan Ana Karina Álamo on the piano.
The Plaza del Sol in Curridabat plans an exhibition of the works of 50 artists beginning this morning through Sunday.