Confetti to be Banned At Xmas Festivities

December 14, 2007

For years, downtown San José’s Avenida Central has gotten dumped with fake “snow” as Ticos throw handfuls of confetti during December’s Avenidazo festivities. But this year, the San JoséMunicipality says it plans to ban the confetti, which poses health and safety problems.

Citizens have denounced the throwing of confetti before the Public Health Ministry, claiming they’ve been harmed by people throwing handfuls of it at them as they walk by.

Confetti throwing will be replaced by cultural activities Dec. 15-22, according to a statement from the municipality.

 

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

Uncategorized
126 views

Our Southern Zone Deep Dive is underway!

Katherine Stanley - March 26, 2019

Our editorial team is making its first trip of the year – what we hope will be the first of many –…

Safe travels in Costa Rica: aiming for the sweet spot
Travel & Tourism
300 views
Travel & Tourism
300 views

Safe travels in Costa Rica: aiming for the sweet spot

Katherine Stanley - March 26, 2019

Traveling in Costa Rica is one of life’s great privileges, and The Tico Times has been proud to inspire, guide…

2019 Gold Cup field finalized; Costa Rica will host two matches
Costa Rica
553 views
Costa Rica
553 views

2019 Gold Cup field finalized; Costa Rica will host two matches

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 26, 2019

The field for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup is set. Costa Rica, the United States, Mexico, Honduras, Panama, and Trinidad…