Related posts:Festival of Light, Egyptian dancers, and other happenings around Costa Rica Nativity scenes, funk music, and other happenings around Costa Rica Design Festival, Marine Corps picnic, and other happenings around Costa Rica Vacation fun for kids, Craft Beer Tour, and other happenings around Costa Rica Facebook Comments NYE 2016 After PartyPool party at Wyndham Herradura Hotel. Music by guest DJs DJ Tocuma, DR·leo, and Selecta Herbalist. Food and beverage sales.“New Year’s Eve 2016 After Party” takes place Jan. 1 at Wyndham Herradura Hotel, Central Pacific. ₡5,000. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. More info: 2209-9800.Copa del CaféOne of the most important teen tennis championships worldwide, the competition features the best teen tennis players from around the world in a five-day cup.“Copa del Café” takes place Jan. 4 – 9 at the Costa Rica Country Club, Escazú. ₡2,500 – 9,500 ($5 – 19). More info: Event Facebook page.“The Bright Moment”An exhibit featuring a selection of 26 photographs of great masters of visual arts, from the perspective of the nationalized Mexican photographer Juan Guzmán. It includes photographs of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, Rufino Tamayo, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Juan O’Gorman.“El Instánte Luminoso” will be exhibited Dec. 1 – Jan. 10 at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Tues.–Sun. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. More info: 2256-1281.“Golden Room”Take advantage of a chance to visit one of San José’s loveliest and most famous rooms, featuring a mural of carved stucco and painted in bronze. The 150-square-meter space was developed by Louis Feron between 1939 and 1940 and was inaugurated on April 7, 1940.“Salón Dorado” will be on display Dec. 1 – Jan. 31 at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Tues.–Sun. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. More info: 2256-1281PalmaresTwelve days of celebrations of the patron saint of Palmares, northwest of San José, includes horse parades, live music, a basketball contest, children’s festival, horse exhibit, carnivals, the ranchero festival, fireworks, and more.Fiestas Palmares take place Jan. 13 – 25 in Palmares, northwest of the capital. More info: Fiestas Palmares Facebook page.Festejos de Fin de Año de San José (Zapote)This mega-fest in the eastern San José district of Zapote offers a little bit of everything. Find all types of food, the famed Tico-style bullfights in the Zapote rings, dozens of rides, temporary tattoos, parades, live music, giant bars, and many more activities.The End-of-Year Celebrations take place Dec. 25 – Jan. 3 at Campo Ferial Zapote in eastern San José. More info: Fiestas Zapote Website.Art Exhibit: “Under the Sun”U.S. artist Cher Compton will unveil her latest exhibit, “Bajo el sol,” at Guanacaste’s Hidden Garden Art Gallery. Her paintings reflect the beauty of the simple elements that characterize Costa Rican life.“Bajo el sol” will be exhibited Dec. 12 – Feb. 5 at Hidden Garden Art Gallery, 5 km west of the Daniel Oduber International Airport, Liberia, Guanacaste. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. More info: 2667-0592/8386-6872.
Radisson Blu Atria Bengaluru opens 13 March, in the capital of India’s southern Karnataka state, Bengaluru, also known as, “The Garden City.” An centre of economic activity and high-technology industry, the city is also renowned for its parks and nightlife. The newly opened Radisson Blu Atria Bengaluru, is set to introduce the brand’s internationally renowned, Yes, I Can!SM service philosophy with sophisticated design and premier accommodation.Radisson Blu Atria Bengaluru is a 45-minute drive from the Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) and a 10 minutes’ drive from the City Railway Station. Located within close proximity to iconic attractions including the Government Legislative Building, Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore Palace and Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, the hotel is also positioned at the centre of the central business district and leisure hubs, making it an ideal destination for the discerning business and leisure traveller.Designed with the modern traveller in mind, the hotel features 167 well-appointed guest rooms and suites with modern amenities. Bringing exciting flavors from around the globe, the hotel has four food and beverage outlets for guests to indulge in. Guests can enjoy international cuisine at One Atria Café or authentic Indian cuisine at the hotel’s speciality restaurant, Tijouri. The Whiskey Bar and Tea and Wine Lounge provides drinks, making it the perfect venue to unwind.The hotel has over 1,250 square meters of flexible room configurations with its six meeting spaces and two boardrooms, capable of accommodating large wedding receptions or intimate team meetings complemented with state-of-the-art presentation and audiovisual tools. Other facilities available at the hotel includes the Business Class Lounge, business centre, swimming pool, spa and fully-equipped fitness centre.