A holiday filled with color and dance

September 16, 2017
From coast to coast, Costa Rica yesterday was awash in red, white, blue, and national pride. In keeping with tradition, children and teenagers played the most essential role, delighting their families with dance, music and pageantry. A young woman in Santo Domingo de Heredia took a moment to collect herself before her moment in the spotlight. Stay tuned for more Independence Day images from photographer Priscilla Mora.
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