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Performers Line Up for Costa Maya Festival 2012

This year the International Costa Maya Festival promises to be bigger and better. Two international performers have been booked for audiences to enjoy and the list of performers is growing and top notch artists are being booked. The following are just a few performers who  will be taking center stage at this year’s International Costa Maya Festival.

Berne Velasquez

Performers Line Up for Costa Maya Festival

The International Costa Maya Festival is happy to announce that Belizean Performer, Berne Vasquez, will be shaking things up once again at this year’s International Costa Maya Festival. We all remember Bern’s highly energetic and rhythmic performance from Costa Maya Festival 2010 and we all are looking forward to another performance from one of our own.


Performers Line Up for Costa Maya Festival

Corozalsa is a salsa/merengue band that has worked hard for the past two years understanding the intricate rhythms of this genre of Latin music and has now blossomed into a salsa band in Corozal Town. Forming this band has been the life-long dream of Mr. Andy Rosado, who has a passion for Latin music. Corozalsa is the first full fledge salsa band to be formed here in Belize.

His musicians are from all over the country of Belize, who were willing to take on the challenge.
This band is under the watchful eye of their professional conga player, Mr. Mario Antonio Punchard and their lead singer is the talented and charismatic Mr. Harold Nava. They are all excited about representing Latin music here in Belize and are looking forward to “rocking the crowd” at La Costa Maya Festival this 4th of August in San Pedro Town.

Grupo Crash

Performers Line Up for Costa Maya Festival

The Costa Maya Festival would not be the same if Grupo Crash would not perform. They have become an essential part of the Costa Maya Festival as they have been perfuming year after year with dynamic and energetic performances. Let us all welcome back, Grupo Crash, to The International Costa Maya Festival 2012 and to our Isla Bonita.

Jael Jourianne August

Performers Line Up for Costa Maya Festival

A new face to the International Costa Maya Festival is Jael Jourianne August.  Jael will be performing live during pageant night, Thursday, August 2nd.

At the tender age of 4 she enrolled in the Belize National Dance Company which laid the foundation for her as a stage performer.  She toured with the Ozzy & Friends Performance Show in 2011 and participated in this year’s National Festival of Arts held by the Institute of Creative Arts.  In the summers of 2010 and 2011, she attended the Institute of Creative Arts/NICH Summer Arts Institute Vocal Workshop under the tutelage of Ms. Kellie Cadogan, singer and vocal trainer from Barbados.

This year she is once again in training, attending Vocal Technique classes at Belize School of Music under the guidance of vocalist/classical trainer, Mr. Gavin Courtenay.  She is also an aspiring member of the Belize National Youth Choir.

Make sure to be a part of one of the country’s largest festivals – The International Costa Maya Festival 2012 – an event not to be missed. See you there!


Schedule of Events

Saturday, July 28
Noche Tropical at Ramon’s Village

Get the opportunity to see and meet the contestants up close

Thursday, August 2
Miss Costa Maya International Pageant

Hosted by Jennifer Chiong Past Miss Costa Maya 2008 & Eiden Salazar
Entertainment by:
Jael August – Singer
Corozal Community College Dance Company
Natalie Arceo – Singer
Nu Generation Dance Company
After Party under the Belikin Tent
Friday, August 3
Opening Gala and entertaiment

Opening Ceremonies – Speakers
Flag Presentation by Nu Generation Dance Company
Ballet de Camara de Quintana Roo             
Nu Generation Dance Company             
Grupo Crash             
The Remaining Band             
Berne  Velasquez

Kevin Lyttle – International Artist
After Party with Tuff E Nuff Sound

Saturday, August 4
Grupo Crash – Dance Group

Grupo Crash – El Salvador
San Pedro Dance Academy – Belize
Divash Dance Group – Guatemala
Ian Manuel Somosa – Imitator from El Salvador
Corozalsa Band from Corozal

Los Pasteles Verdes – International Artist
After Party to be announced

Sunday, August 5th
Fiesta en La Playa – Party with the DJ’S

Greasy Pole
Beach Volleyball and Beach Games
Sailing Race (this will be by the sailing school of San Pedro)
DJ Mauricio
(more to be announced)

Grand Sponsors
Belize Tourist Board
Honorable Manuel Heredia
Bowen Group of Companies
San Pedro Town Council
Jose Luis Zapata Photography (Official Photographer)
Designing Solutions
Love FM
Milo’s Group of Companies
Ramon’s Village Resort
Reef Radio and Reef TV
Caribbean Rum
Ambergris Today
San Pedro Sun
Kristal Shipping
Great Belize Production
San Pedro Belize Express
Belize Border Management
Tropic Air
Maya Island Air
Moncho’s Rental
Radiio Oye
Wine de Vine
Atlantic International Bank
Mata Chica Resort
Discovery Expeditions
Mr. Randy Bishop
Pete’s Enterprises
Black Coral
Victoria House
Captain Sharks
News Exchange Magazine
Belize Telemedia
Cholos Bar & Golf Cart Rental
Seaduced by Belize
Suya Tours
Refri-Tech Belize
Lily’s Treasure Chest
Wally Electrical
Las Terrazas Resort
Castillo’s Hardware
Xanadu Resort
Eddie Alamilla
Annie’s Pastries
Holiday Hotel
Victoria House
Blue Tang Inn
Sun Breeze Hotel
Sun Breeze Suites
San Ignacio Hotel
Spindrift Hotel
The Villas at Banyan Bay
Exotic Caye Beach Resort
Royal Caribbean Resort

El Fogon Restaurant
Fido’s Courtyard
Mambo Restaurant
Mickey’s Place
Pineapples Restaurant
Wild Mangoes
Caprice Bar and Grill
Hidden Treasures
El Patio Bar & Grill

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