58 - Festival to inner light in Costa Rica - details
|Festival de la luz interior 2011
|Festival de luz, San Jose, Costa Rica.
|Light a small little flame and join us
We are entering the era of light, insight
and vision - 2012
- And all the living celebrate Life
And pay homage to the inner
also known as our soul.
Let us have a celebration to cosmic life
every year’s end starting the second Saturday in December
and the whole of our cosmos celebrates with us
entering a new era
we enter the era of light insight and vision
brillan con la luz de todos - shine with the light of us
|Central Valley by night during the light festival
|The central valley and lights of SIBÚ.
|Our best wishes for inner light.
|light to see your future bright and clear
|Light Festival Costa Rica
|People in a side street from the Main Artery
2 - Do not even try to visit
us during this festive season.
One Million people in the streets
is a crowd
(and that’s just the local residents).
If you do not speak the language
you get isolated and very lost.
Having fun might change into a personal nightmare.
if it starts raining, or you could get sick with swine flu?
As this is not an invitation
are further down.
|Rekindle your Dream for another year.
- Wherever you may be
on the evening of 24 Dec
Just light a small flame and join us
united in thought for one moment .
4 - To light your candle's small flame
is to rekindle
your own life for another year,
to be aware of your own inner
in the universe within
the very beat, of your heart,
join the music.
in a celebration to the light of knowledge.
in the one and only life we share.
5 - Tamales can be traced back to as early as 5000 BC
Those were the times before money existed.
You could not buy food you learnt how to feed
On their long exploring
tamales served as a nutritious and portable
for Aztec, Mayan, and Incan warriors.
|San Jose Costa Rica
|Light and colors everywhere
festive gatherings to the waterfalls and thermal springs,
to camp and party for a while on fermented beverages (beer)
and later for a few days on the beach.
From border to border, masses of people in transit,
walking on the 10 meter wide stone paved,
public road - Interamerican Highway
that still exists to this very day
overgrown by jungle, yes,
because there are no more people left to fill these roads.
|Pre Columbian interamerican high way for pedestrians.
7 - As the last days approached,
became more intense
day and night they walked.
destination in time, (Planned
|Warm water springs as a gathering place
8 - Start bright and early
to be back before the afternoon
to welcome a new day from
a high peak
to watch the rising sun.
the children of Sibo
open their arms to embrace the Sun Diwo.
Even the flowers open their faces and give perfume,
greet the sun and call the insects to a feast.
9 - And Iriria the girl, is happy and smiles
the sun dries her tears,
called the morning dew.
|Click en the image to see in LARGE
|Tipica scene amerindio live style
|Click to see in LARGE
|Sunrise in the mountains
- Normally around Dec 22,
rainy season comes to an end,
dry summer months lie ahead.
under strict control,
to purify our food,
Sura's fire to
burn our trash,
and give back
what belongs to her.
Time to light
the fires to honor the Creators
they can see all their children, to count,
and give us light for another year.
|Awa the dream maker.
|The gift of insight to enter the era of light, insight and vision - 2012
|Inti dios del sol
|peru inca adorando a inti - dios del sol
11 - Inner light to dream,
to clearly see what we should do
to make Sibo-Sula happy
in this new year.
they can be proud of us.
Because it was the era
when man had
honor and pride in his word.
result of the supremacy of objective reason,
12 - Therefore
if you speak for Life
dictate with the voice of a living God..
for Idréa - our Cosmos,
conviction and authority
shine with the brilliance of all of us
|ceremonial wooden masks
|each representing a different God
13 - Awa
dons the mask of Usekór
the symbol of the spokesperson,
the living God of the Tico Tribe.
It does not matter who is behind the Mask
"In the name of the living decree".
14 - “Do not eat unless it is passed over the fire”
and man started to eat iguana.
| Usekor Spokes person of the Living God.
15 - “Do not drink water unless it is
passed over the fire”
And man learn to brew beer and
herbal teas to cure many ailments
and there was a population explosion
of great proportions
in the river people in Egypt, in Africa and Southeast
as with the natives of the Americas
because man have discovered the perfect food.
This beer also
had Oxitetraciclina terramicina to heal all ailments.
16 - all life is equal
one should go to waste
the speaker of the truth build in words
picture a new world in the mind of man
around Life our living God
as the center of all.
live and let live
immerge many many new laws
for money, about love
and even animal rights.
- before eating to bow your head for a moment
ask forgivenes in respect for the living you are going to enjoy.
|Click for LARGE
|All LIFE is Equal Sacred and not one should go to waste
18 - And let us remind you that,
about the ninth hour,
Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying,
“Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” meaning,
'My God, My God, why are you abandoning me’
This was the moment he realized the god within, meaning Life,
was abandoning him
19 - These were His last words:
“Father in your hands I deliver my soul”
So the world can share and know
these sacred words - as knowledge of Life.
Today His memory is still with us and many await his return to Life.
He is the symbol of Life, meaning, a living God.
We are all alive now.
20 - A true
teacher of Life says farewell to money
because teachers of the knowledge
carry that knowledge in their hands
for the living wherever they go.
The true curandero will heal both body,
soul and not charge a cent.
Everybody dedicated to Life
has no bigger reward than
the pure knowledge of it all
it is like
a digital debit card without limits.
Knowledge opens all doors,
overcomes all obstacles:
the power of knowhow
you only have, what you can carry away with you
|You only have what you can carry away
Now listen carefully to the
Please, in the name of life and the living
It is a petition that cannot be refused.
A petition that is without reward
you only have 3 things to do
like 3 wishes.
Please give to life and the living
grow and make food for the world
give a full belly
just imagine, a kitten contentedly
Food brings contentment, harmony and peace.
an art to know how
to live in peace - with your neighbors
and with nature, without destroying it.
Share with all - it is evil to be a hoarder
of space and things
not even going to enjoy.
Hoarder of gold to hang on your
Join us everywhere and light us a candle
evenings until year’s end
in a celebration to Life
and the inner light to see your future very clear and bright.
Go to the beginning of next page
|Click to see in LARGE
|Muni anounce program for years end
details of events nation wide
Municipality of San Jose announce every year with great fanfare the program for the festival of light. Starting around the
second saturday of Dic.
streets of San Jose Center.
This is the beginning of a party that will last until the first work day of the coming new year
meaning sunday of Jan 2012
Now we are entering the era of light
insight and visión into our future
|Special tribute to our National Under-20 Football Team
over the capital to give way to what is considered the most anticipated holiday event for the Costa Rican family in which
eight parade floats, 10 bands and 12 cheerleading groups participate. Special tribute to our
National selection and under-20 Footbal Teams, which recently won fourth place in the World Youth
Soccer Championship, played in Egypt, also awarded the golden glove as best goal keeper world wide.
all will be honered riding the lead float.
Festival of Light in San Jose Costa Rica.
Insight and detail on our nationwide celebrations, as I am not inviting
just a brief verbal insight of happenings -
with links for images and detail
|Click on picture to see in LARGE
|Everybody Graduate and Schools close
|The Ticos just love bright festif colors.
Beginning early in December with homes and businesses
putting up decorations, lights and "Portales" (Nativity Scenes) which are always unique and colorful. Competition for best Portal runs through Dec.
22. The Schools, Colleges, and Universities all close for years end, around the second Friday of December. For the next two
weeks it is a Carnival with many sub stages.
|Click to see in LARGE
|Just like Chrismas anywhere in the world.
Every evening the
young ones take to the downtown streets to sing and dance and join the candle parade in a
to inner light.
This party continues until “El Tope” the (horse parade) on 26 and “Carnival”
27 Dec. with floats and lots of color. From then on everybody disappear to the beaches, and other holiday resorts to be back
home for new years eve for a big midnight fireworks display that might last until 0200hrs.
|Light Festival - Decorated Dinner table
.“Fiesta de los Negritos” week of Dec. 8
|Personajes negritos Huanuco
Held in the Indian village of Boruca, and ancient Indian ritual is combined with honoring
the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, with extravagant costumes, music of drum and flute, dance, joined Nationwide with
|Click on image to see in LARGE.
|Male and Female riders.
|Click on the images to see in LARGE
|Riding the bull
“Fiesta de la Yeguita” (Little Mare)- Dec 12
in Nicoya. Bullfights and riding the bull, with a parade followed by a party
in the Parque Central of Nicoya with food, music, concerts and fireworks, and the children have lots of fun. It is all for
them in the true sence of the word.
|Click to see image in LARGE
|Basilica De Los Angeles CR
Misa de Gallo (literally, Mass of the Rooster). At midnight Dec 24.Catholic Churches celebrate “Las Posadas”in the residencial areas, begining Dec 15, carolers go from
house to house and are treated to refreshments.
|Light Festival Dipavali Coventry England
|Light Festivals everywhere
“Festejos Populares” (Year-end Festivals) - Dec 25 until 31
San Jose, concentrated in the suburb of Zapote. The fairground is transformed
into amusement park with tons of rides and food, bullfights (No killing,
mostly clowning around with the bulls playing chicken), and evening fireworks.
|Click on image to see in LARGE
|View from a side street
“El Tope”.Dec 26
Held downtown San Jose. (Right down the main street.)
A horse parade and traditional ox drawn decorated coffee
carts, all proudly displays the equine traditions and unique Criollo breeds. We have some excellent Tico horses here.
|Click on image to see in LARGE
|Festival of luz floats in the streets
|Click on image to see in LARGE
|Carnaval float San Jose Costa Rica
Carnival 2008 - Dec 27
Once again, downtown San Jose
is the scene of a huge parade with incredible floats and music. That brings to an end our “Festival
de la Luz”. San José's week long festival of lights, marked by lighting displays and concerts every evening after
dark. Carnival includes 15 floats, Vintage Cars, 14 bands, and thousands of lights and is one of the
most important events of the festive season in Costa Rica.
take Note. Expect traffic
delays and crowds of over one million people gathering in downtown San Jose. Don’t even try to drive into the fiesta
like a spectator tourist. Walk just like everybody else, you will meet the people, participate and be Carnivaling.
|Teatro Nacional San Jose
This is the image supposedly painted
on the dome of our National Museum many years ago.
I think it show the spirit of the Ticos to
Celebrate to Life
once a year
|Ticas dancing folklore with national colors
|famed dance group - Nayuribe