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Grammy Award and three-time Latin Grammy Award-winning Colombian singer, composer and actor, Carlos Vives will perform at the closing of the 10th Central American Games in San José, informed the organizers.

Vives, who used to sing that he played soccer with Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama in Barranquilla, confirms that he cares for both sport and music, particularly his famous vallenato.

Johnny Araya, Mayor of San Jose and president of the Organizing Committee of the Games, said the closure will be “a tribute to the youth”, with several shows and the Vives concert.

The program includes the musicians Son de Tikizia, Ligia Torijano and her group, José Pablo Vargas, and extreme sports athletes such as BMX bicycle acrobats.

In the regional sports event are taking part about 2.700 competitors from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize and Panama, and the host country, Costa Rica.

The closing ceremonies will take place on Sunday, March 17 at 7:00pm in the National Stadium. The event has been named “Festejemos” (let’s celebrate).

Tickets for the event can be purchased at Special ticket: www.specialticket.net.

Price starts at ¢12.500 to ¢20.500. Customers of Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) and Banco Nacional (BN) get a 20% discount.


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