Festivals, events and carnivals, Nicaragua

Celebrations and festivals in Nicaragua

Nicaragua celebrate many holidyas with festivals, events, carnivals and religious ceremonies throughout the year. Each one is a different enriching experience. Music and dancing make these events particularly enjoyable. Year-round weekly events include the following: Thursdays in Masaya are Jueves de Verbena, Fridays in Granada are Noches de Serenata, and Sundays in León are Tertulias Leónesas. Semana Santa (Easter Week) is a particularly big deal! When planning your trip, consider timing your visit to match one of Nicaragua’s many festivals and celebrations. Granada hosts the International Poetry Festival since 2005. This event celebrates poetry and culture with poets from all over the world. It is currently the largest poetry event both in Nicaragua and Central America.


Leticia Davila studied Business Administration in English at the University in Granada, and later traveled abroad to complete more intensive studies in Business and English. She began to seriously pursue her passion for teaching the language, culture of traditions of Nicaragua in 2000, and is currently a teacher and the administrator of Spanish Dale! Married with three daughters (Pamela, Ixkra and Nirvana), Leticia enjoys social activities, volleyball and dancing.

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