Edgar Silva and Oxigeno come together to support the three-time national barista champion in his dream of being able to travel to the World Cup in Australia
The initiative is called 1 Red for Coffee and aims to raise money for Costa Ricans to represent the country at World Barista in Australia.
Activity will take place on Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm in front of the Infinity Gaming Center in Oxigeno, Heredia.
Ricardo Azofifa is a three-time National Barista Champion of Costa Rica and one of his dreams is to represent the country at the World Barista Championships to be held in Australia from 27 to 30 September. That is why Edgar Silva and Oxigeno come together for two afternoon coffee tastings and clarifications, with the aim of receiving voluntary contributions and raising funds so that Azofifa can collect all the money needed for his long-awaited trip. World.
The initiative is called 1 Rojo Por Un Café and will take place on Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm in front of the Infinity Gaming Center in Oxigeno, Heredia.
“People will be able to ask questions, talk with us about coffee, taste the freshly prepared esports cups from the hands of the people who work in it every day, and they will have a whole new experience with Costa Rican coffee through this space. Oxygen is a unique platform that gives us a place to talk more closely on coffee and bring us closer to the goal of going to Australia”, noted Azofifa.
The National Barista Champion has over 24 years of experience and describes himself as a coffee grower who is understanding the day to day experience of coffee exporting and now with the prospect of representing Costa Rica.
For his part, Edgar Silva noted that Ricardo was the one who guided and supported him from the very beginning in the exciting world of coffee. Later he became a partner of the Origins project and now he dreams of this World Cup, to place Costa Rican coffee in the world.
“It has always been on our mind to be a promoter of the specialty coffee culture in Costa Rica and taking advantage of the circumstances of the national championships and its eventual participation in the World Cup in Australia, we would like to invite lovers and those interested in coffee To share knowledge. We want to talk, greet them and enjoy the finest of Costa Rican specialty coffees,” said Silva.
At Oxigeno they are committed to promoting national talent in all their fields, so their teams don’t hesitate to be the place to support Azofifa and be part of a unique experience through coffee for Costa Ricans. did not do.
“At Oxygeno we are very excited to support these local initiatives that bring our visitors closer to national talent and entrepreneurship. Oxygen is a shopping center that does business closely with the community and we host and promote unique experiences Will continue to do so and especially if they are about solidarity. Ricardo Azofifa wants to be in Australia to represent Costa Rica at the Barista World Championships and to raise his name and at Oxigeno we want to encourage him to achieve this dream. We are committed to it”, explained Marcela Trejos, General Manager of Oxigeno.
The World Barista Championship will see Ricardo Azofifa create history by delivering a coffee that no one has tried because coffee consumption was known to have been consumed, so a new species will enter the world thanks to Costa Rica.
Also, for those wishing to help Ricardo through a sin, they can do it in his name at the number 8848-6929.