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Rivas cultural activities


Every Saturday in (the city of) Rivas cultural activities take place, such as traditional dances, (karaoke) singing, live mariachi and marimba music. There are vendors selling refreshments like chicha, a typical Nicaraguan drink. Also people can enjoy a gourmet food fair where families and visitors can try the different national dishes made my the people of Rivas and other Nicaraguan cities. There are artisans selling clothes and other things made in Nicaragua. At night, there are cultural and theatrical presentations, for which Rivas is famous. If you would like to know more about Nicaraguan life, food, and culture you can visit the family friendly fairs every Saturday from 10 in the morning until 10 at night.

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Rivas, Nicaragua

 

During the tour of Rivas you will hear a lot about how chief Nicarao, leader of indigenous peoples, met the frist Spanish Conquistadores here in Rivas(San Jorge) area in 1522 and you will also have the opportunity to visit the monument of chief Nicarao located next to road to San Jorge, Rivas.

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San Jorge , Rivas

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On September 15th, five Central American nations: 
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, 
and Nicaragua.

On this day in 1821, Central American leaders 
accepted a plan declaring the five nations free 
from Spain.
Every year on September 15  Nicaragua organises 
the Act of Independence of Central America 
is read in all state schools and are present 
demostrations of their cultural art to the public.
This ends the series of activities for the 
Independence Day celebrations.
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Founded in 1975, located in an old colonial farm house which is one of the oldest buildings in Rivas. This house was the first house taken by the Norte Americano filibuster and soldier of fortune, William Walker, when he tried to take control over Nicaragua.Now the building hosts a museum with interesing expositions in several rooms.

The Rivas museum  displays many ancient artifacts from the Rivas area as wel as those found on Ometepe Island, Which is a literal treasure trove pre-columbian history.

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