Events calendar for International Women’s Day

Thousands are expected to march on the capital for the Marcha Nacional on International Women’s Day.  Events continue throughout the week, across Nicaragua—don’t miss the opportunity to show your support for women’s rights here and around the globe.  Plus, the celebrations feature Nicaragua’s finest women musicians, poets, actors, and activists. 

Thursday, March 8 International Women’s Day

Marcha Nacional, Managua.  9 a.m., leaves from Bancentro at Carretera Masaya, and continues to the lights at the UCA.  FREE

Fiesta for International Women’s Day, 8 p.m. Centro Guanuca (Grupo Venancia), Matagalpa.  FREE


Friday, March 9

Forum on the new Nicaraguan law against violence against women with activists and government officials.  9 a.m.  Movimiento Comunal, Matagalpa.  FREE

Theater performance, “Una puta en el manicomio,” by Teatro Nuestra Cara.  7 p.m.  Alianza Francesa, León. 20 córdobas

Variety Show in celebration of women, with music, dance, and poetry performances, 8 p.m. La Olla Quemada, León.  20 córdobas


Saturday, March 10

Concert with Katia Cardenal, Gaby Baca, Elsa Basil, and Clara Grün.  7:30 p.m., in front of Banpro, Matagalpa.  FREE




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