QCOSTARICA – With the voice of Alondra Gutierrez, accompanied by the Banda de Conciertos de Puntarenas and the pounding waves of the ocean, the Pacific port city inaugurated its amphitheatre on Thursday.

The infrastructure, called “Concha Acústica”, has concrete bleachers for capacity of 500 people at a cost of US$500,000 donated by the government of China, to honour the descendants of Asian immigrants living in Puntarenas.


The inauguration coincided with the “porteños” (locals) celebrating its 157th anniversary of the founding of their city.

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