The Children's Festival of Popular Culture is an event designed to promote the concept of Costa Rica as a multicultural and multilingual country. It achieves this through incorporating different forms of artistic and cultural expression which can be shared by different communities, each from their own perspective and their particular share in the identity, history and everyday life of the peoples of which the Costa Rican nation is comprised.
This festival has been sponsored by the Costa Rican Centre of Science and Culture, home of the Children's Museum since 1995.
To encourage the participation of boys and girls in the event through an active exchange of cultural experiences and expression among those attending.
To showcase the specific cultural identity and artistic expression of each of the different communities which make up the varied mosaic of modern Costa Rica, through their forms of cultural expression.
To create a space for sharing and exchange among the various groups through traditional recreational activities.