Costa Rica’s stone spheres close to making World Heritage list
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Costa Rica’s stone spheres close to making World Heritage list

L. Arias - April 30, 2014

The International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) issued a report recommending the inclusion of Costa Rica’s pre-Columbian spheres of Diquís on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization…

Sphere Festival, surfing nostalgia, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Sphere Festival, surfing nostalgia, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - March 21, 2014

Sphere Festival Sculpted from solid stone and flawlessly curved, the pre-Columbian spheres of Costa Rica are manmade wonders. The Festival de las Esferas celebrates Costa Rica’s cultural…

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Chinchilla asks UNESCO to recognize Costa Rica’s stone spheres

Tico Times - May 29, 2012

President Laura Chinchilla met with the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) last Friday to ask the group to include Costa Rica's…

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Costa Rica’s indigenous stone spheres considered for prestigious list

Alex Leff - March 12, 2010

Costa Rica has presented a bid for its pre-Columbian stone spheres to be inducted into the exclusive World Heritage list by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and…

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Controversy Erupts over Spheres

María Gabriela Díaz - June 30, 2006

What do you get when one man’s passion for spheres collides with the National Museum’s plans to recover mysterious pre-Columbian objects? A criminal investigation. Costa Rican lawyer…