Tag: festivals

  • Masatepe

    Not many people take the time to visit Masatepe but if you do, you can expect to find a colorful, peaceful town with a very active social and cultural life. The Municipality of Masatepe is situated in Nicaragua’s Masaya department and it is roughly 45 kilometers northwest of Managua city. It is quite easy to reach by road if you take the Pan-American Highway from Managua towards Rivas. Take ...

  • Diriamba

    The city of Diriamba is located in the southwestern region of Nicaragua and is home to approximately 43 000 people. It is said that this is one of the destinations in Nicaragua that holds the key to the history of the land as it is named after the Nicaraguan chieftain, Diriangen. Diriangen became a legend for the role he played in the battles against the Spanish. The city is also an ...

  • Music

    The music of Nicaragua, like much of the country’s culture, has been greatly influenced by its history. Modern day music is a mixture of Spanish and traditional native Indian musical instruments and styles. Local musicians make frequent use of the marimba and other musical instruments that are common in the country.