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Religious Festivities

Patron Saint festivities and other religious-related events in Panama.

[Thumbnail: Corpus Christi carpet in Panama.]

Parade of Corpus Christi Dances at the Old Quarter

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Touristic event featuring Corpus Christi folk dances at Panama City. [More]

[Thumbnail: Devil at the Festivity of Saint Paul at La Arena, Panama.]

Saint Paul's Festivity at La Arena de Chitre

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Religious festivity with a significant amount of folk dances. [More]

[Thumbnail: Icon of the Child Jesus at La Pintada, Panama.]

The Topon at La Pintada

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

A Christmas tradition held in the town of La Pintada, province of Cocle. [More]

[Thumbnail: Devil from Chepo, Panama, dancing during Corpus Christi.]

Corpus Christi celebration at the town of Chepo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

See this religious festival celebrated with traditional dances in Eastern Panama. [More]

[Thumbnail: Flowers at a grave, during the Day of the Dead.]

Day of the Dead

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Catholic holiday that serves as a homage to our departed loved ones. [More]

[Thumbnail: Clean Devil from Parita, Panama]

Corpus Christi at Parita

By: Tamara Ponce

Every year, the town of Parita helds the Corpus Christi feast, a very interesting religious and cultural event. [More]

[Thumbnail: A santito from the Patron Saint festivity of the Christ of Esquipulas from Anton, Panama.]

Festivities of the Christ of Esquipulas at Anton


This is one of the most revered Patron Saints festivities in Central Panama. [More]

[Thumbnail: Mask of the Dance of the Great Devil, at La Villa de Los Santos.]

Women's Day and Dance Exhibit of the Corpus Christi at La Villa

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

This is what we saw the last day of the Corpus Christi celebration at La Villa de Los Santos. [More]

[Thumbnail: Live Holy Week.]

Live Holy Week

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Representations of the Passion of Jesuschrist are held during Holy Week all over Panama. [More]

[Thumbnail: A flower carpet during the Corpus Christi Feast at La Villa de Los Santos.]

Floral Carpets at La Villa's Corpus Christi

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Beautiful street decorations that are made for the procession at La Villa. [More]

[Thumbnail: Clean devil of Parita]

Corpus Christi and Dances at Parita


Not as well known as nearby La Villa, Parita offers a vibrant Corpus Christi celebration. [More]

[Thumbnail: Image of Saint Joseph, at El Cope of La Pintada, Cocle.]

Devotion to Saint Joseph at El Cope de La Pintada

By: Luis Alberto Camarena B

Procession fo the Patron Saint of this charming town at Cocle province. [More]

[Thumbnail: Icon of Santa Librada at Las Tablas]

Santa Librada's Patron Saint Festivities at Las Tablas

By: Compa Wayo

The biggest patron saint festivities in the country are held at Las Tablas on July the 20th. [More]

[Thumbnail: Corpus Christi Altar at Penonome, Panama]

Altars of the Corpus Christi at Penonome

By: Luis Alberto Camarena B

A religious tradition celebrated every year at the capital city of Cocle province. [More]

[Thumbnail: Corpus Christi at Parita, Panama]

Corpus Christi at Parita


Traditional celebration in this town located in the province of Herrera. [More]

[Thumbnail: Icon of the Nazarene of Atalaya]

The Nazarene of Atalaya and His Festivities

By: Luis Alberto Camarena B

The Christ of Atalaya is a Saint that for centuries, has attracted many pilgrims from all over Panama. [More]

[Thumbnail: Mary, Jesus and Joseph at Macaracas' reenactment of the Three Wise Men story]

Three Kings Reenactment at Macaracas

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

A traditional sample of popular theater in Los Santos province. [More]

[Thumbnail: Santiago Apostle statue]

Santiago Apostle Religious Festivities

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

The central city of Santiago recently honored its patron saint. [More]

[Thumbnail: Banner of the San Juan festivities at Aguadulce]

Patron Saint Festivities of San Juan Bautista at Aguadulce

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Among the activities, there was a parade of oxen-pulled carts. [More]

[Thumbnail: Palm cross]

Palm Cross: A Religious Tradition of Panama

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

A cross made from palm leaves during Palm Sunday. [More]

[Thumbnail: Relic of Santa Librada]

Arrival of the Relic of Saint Librada at Las Tablas

By: Compa Wayo

A piece of bone from the grave of Saint Librada in Spain arrives at the local church. [More]

[Thumbnail: Dirty Devil at the Corpus Christi Festival]

Corpus Christi Celebration at La Villa de Los Santos.

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

This is a very traditional celebration in Panama. [More]

[Thumbnail: Nativity figure]

Traditional Nativity Scenes

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

This a a yearly tradition in many towns and neighborhoods of Panama. [More]

[Thumbnail: Archbishop of Panama launching fireworks during a patron saint's festivities]

San Antonio's Wake at Pena Blanca, Las Tablas

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

A wake and a serenade were offered to the saint by local musicians. [More]

[Thumbnail: San Jose's church]

Visiting Seven Churches in Good Friday

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Pictures of seven town churches in the province of Los Santos. [More]

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