Program Festival Costa Rica 2024

Welcome to the 8th edition of the Program Festival Costa Rica, where we harness the transformative power of music to foster peace. Prepare for an extraordinary journey brimming with awe-inspiring performances, captivating destinations, and genuine hospitality.

Experience the rich culture of Costa Rica as your choir performs for passionate audiences. We ensure a seamless experience with at least three organized concerts, comfortable lodging, private transportation, and expert guides to assist you throughout your stay.

Explore the picturesque cities of San Jose, Alajuela, Cartago, Grecia, Ujarras, and more. Opt for a pre-festival tour to Tortuguero or a post-festival adventure to Arenal Volcano to enhance your visit. Let your voices resonate and build lasting memories in Costa Rica. For more information, download our detailed PDF and feel free to contact us with any inquiries. Join us in our mission to promote peace—we look forward to welcoming you!




Program Festival Costa Rica: Dates of June 18-22

Categories of Participation:

We welcome choral music groups from across the globe to participate. The categories include:

  • Adult mixed voice choir SATB.
  • Adult men’s choir.
  • Adult women’s choirs.
  • Children’s and Youth choirs SSA or SATB (ages 6 to 20s).
  • All choirs must consist of a minimum of 16 singers.


Festival Base Program:

Wednesday, June 18 // Opening Ceremony Arrive throughout the day, including those participating in pre-festival activities. The opening ceremony commences at 7 PM.

Thursday, June 19 // Costa Rica Concerts For Peace Morning choral workshop followed by educational concerts in communities west of San José. Afternoon reserved for tourism.

Friday, June 20 // Costa Rica Concerts For Peace Today’s tours include eastern San José, the historic city of Cartago, and the valleys of Orosi and Ujarrás near Irazú Volcano.

Saturday, June 21 // Costa Rica Concerts For Peace All choirs participate in joint rehearsals with guest conductors. The day culminates with a Gala concert and a celebratory dinner.

Sunday, June 22 // Post-Festival Tour Depart or continue with post-festival tours. Transfers to Juan Santamaría Airport provided.

Pre & Post Festival Extensions:

Explore additional details on our pre and post-festival extensions to further enrich your experience.



Performances should be primarily a cappella and last between 15 to 30 minutes, including a peace-themed piece. We encourage songs from your native country. If instruments are required, they must be provided by the choir.Songs for peace and sacred music when venue is a church. The final gala concert will include songs to sing together. This music must be learned prior, for a final assembling once all choirs meet in Costa Rica. The music score will be sent to each choir once we receive confirmation of participation to the festival.

Selection Criteria:

Choirs are chosen based on application submissions, focusing on (See: How to apply.)

  1. Vocal skill: Intonation, technique, and sound quality.
  2. Artistic expression: Expressiveness, choreography, and stage presence.
  3. Repertoire: Variety, difficulty, and stylistic diversity. Notification of acceptance is sent within two weeks of application, handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Early Bird Registration:

Secure participation by November 15, 2024, to enjoy a 5% discount on the base program

Last day to apply: February 28th, 2025.
Last day to confirm participation: March 15th, 2025


Accepted choirs must confirm their participation in writing. A deposit of 30% of participation fee for the group must accompany this confirmation. If the confirmation and/or payment is not received by the due date given, the organization reserves the right to accept another ensemble on waiting list.


Performances: Organization, logistics and advertisement for a minimum of three concerts.
   Transportation: Private a/c motorcoach and driver services for all transportation as described in itinerary, including round-trip transfer between the airport and   hotel. 
  Accommodations: four nights in high quality hotels, in double, triple occupancy.
Meals: daily Costarican style breakfast at hotel, one meal (lunch or dinner) at hotel or at concert locations, festive farewell dinner after Gala Concert. 
 Guide: certified guide who assists each choir throughout the festival.
Tourist attractions: in addition to the concert venue communities you will tour San Jose, Alajuela, Cartago, Grecia, Ujarras to mention a few.



Base Program costs USD$720 per participant. “Participants” include singers, accompanists, spouses/supporters and chaperones. A conductor of the choir is exempt of this fee, one per choir of min 16 participants. Contact us for large groups of over 40 persons. Also, get a discount for early bird confirmation. All international travel costs are not covered in this fee. International air arrangements and costs are responsibility of the choir.


Contact us Contact Us We have a pre festival extension to Tortuguero and a post festival extension to Arenal Volcano. The extension packages have special price for Festival participants. Additionally we have special prices for beach stays. Inquire us about this.


 >Upon initial payment, all participants agree to be bound to our Terms and Conditions Statement.
 >Each choir’s performance must be a cappella.
 >Each choir is free to choose their program of between 15 to 30 minutes.
 >Piano or keyboard can be provided by the organization.
 >Repertoire from native country is highly suggested.
 >Participation fee included features based on proposed program.
 >All international travel costs are not covered by this fee.
 >A few meals, hotel extras, laundry services, additional tours or personal insurance is not covered in this fee.
 >The organizer reserves the right to make changes and amendments to the existing information material, festival program and schedule.

Join us for an unforgettable celebration of choral music and peace in Costa Rica!

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We are located in Costa Rica, Curridabat Residencial la Colina Suite 12 F

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