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Festivals honoring traditions and products of a region.

 
[Thumbnail: Queen of the National Cumbia Festival and Guarare Town Anniversary.]

National Cumbia Festival, sponsored by Melo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2017-02-01

Yearly event held in Guarare for preserving the Panamanian cumbia music. [More]


[Thumbnail: Fried foods at the Almojabano Festival at Chiriqui, Panama.]

Almojabano Festival 2017, sponsored by Melo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2017-01-26

Yearly folk fest honoring the traditions, including gastronomy of Chiriqui province. [More]


[Thumbnail: Kid participating in a folk contest in Panama.]

Folk Contests at the Mejorana Festival, sponsored by Melo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2016-10-04

Both, adults and children, show their talent at these yearly traditional contests at Guarare. [More]


[Thumbnail: Folk contests at the Manito Festival, Panama, sponsored by Melo.]

Traditional contest at the Manito Festival, sponsored by Melo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2016-08-23

These contests take place at the town of Ocu during the month of August every year. [More]


[Thumbnail: Junco hat from Panama.]

Pintao Hat, Junco Hat and Camisilla Contests, sponsored by Melo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2016-08-04

Yearly contests in honor of our crafters and Saint Librada. [More]


[Thumbnail: Monkey Festival, sponsored by Melo]

Bijao-wrapped Monkey Festival, sponsored by Melo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2016-07-27

Dispell any prejudices about this monkey eating event, held at Chiriquí, by reading our article. [More]


[Thumbnail: Mango Festival and drum contest in Panama.]

Mango Festival and Drum Contest, sponsored by Melo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2016-06-07

Traditional event held in the town of Rio Hato, province of Cocle. [More]


[Thumbnail: Princess of the Parade of the Black Ethnicity in Panama.]

Parade for the Black Ethnicity of Panama, sponsored by Melo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2016-05-29

Yearly event held each May in Panama City. [More]


[Thumbnail: Congo dancers from Curundu, Panamá.]

Gathering of Congo Groups from several areas of Panama.

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2016-04-25

Festival featuring dances and cultural exchange between different Black populations of Panama. [More]


[Thumbnail: Campesino from Ocu]

Manito Festival at Ocu, Herrera

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2015-08-25

This is a very traditional festival in Panama, held in the town of Ocu, Herrera. [More]


[Thumbnail: Drum from Cocle, Panama.]

Drum Festival at Penonome

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2015-05-05

Event that showcases traditional music, songs and dances of the Cocle province. [More]


[Thumbnail: Angel of the Dance of the Congos]

8th Devils and Congos Festival

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2013-02-18

Biennial folklore festival honoring the African heritage of Panama. [More]


[Thumbnail: Drum Festival, Panama]

Drum Festival at Cocle

By: Luis Alberto Camarena B
2012-03-24

Festival honoring our traditional drums. [More]


[Thumbnail: Festival of the Sea Turtles at Armila, Panama.]

Festival of the Sea Turtles

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2011-06-09

An ecological and cultural celebration at Armila, Panama [More]


[Thumbnail: Devil's mask at Portobelo.]

Diablos and Congos Festival

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2011-04-06

Cultural event held at the colonial town of Portobelo. [More]


[Thumbnail: Traditional Panamanian Hat Festival]

Traditional Panamanian Hat Festival

By: Luis Alberto Camarena B
2011-03-18

A new festival honoring our Panamanian hat. [More]


[Thumbnail: Bijao-wrapped monkey, a traditional food from Chiriqui.]

Mono en Bijao Festival

By: Tamara Ponce
2010-07-31

Festival honoring the so-called monkey, a traditional meal from Chiriqui Province. [More]


[Thumbnail: Tuna of the Embarrados at the Canajagua Folklore Festival.]

Canajagua Folklore Festival and Three Wise Men Festivity at Macaracas

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2010-01-08

Two traditional events take place simultaneously at Macaracas, Los Santos province. [More]


[Thumbnail: Queen of the Mejorana Festival 2009.]

Mejorana Festival

By: Tamara Ponce
2009-10-08

This is our main Panamanian folklore festival. It is held annually at Guarare. [More]


[Thumbnail: A view of the guacho while being served at the totuma.]

Festival of the Guacho en Totuma

By: Rafael Batista Pérez
2009-05-07

Guacho is a rice-based dish similar to the Cajun Etouffee. [More]


[Thumbnail: A girl wears a pollera during the Sugar Cane Festival.]

Sugar Cane Festival at Pese

By: Visitantes
2009-04-15

This traditional festival is one of the main popular celebrations at Herrera province. [More]


[Thumbnail: People at the Canajagua Folklore Festival]

Canajagua Folklore Festival

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2009-01-07

This event is held every year at Macaracas, province of Los Santos [More]


[Thumbnail: Toro Guapo from Anton, Panama]

Toro Guapo Festival at Anton

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2008-11-05

The main folklore festival of the province of Cocle is held every October. [More]


[Thumbnail: Former Queen of the Toro Guapo Festival at Anton.]

Meeting of Former Queens of the Toro Guapo Festival

By: Luis Alberto Camarena B
2008-07-13

Women who have served as Queens since 1967 met at this event. [More]


[Thumbnail: Handicrafts made at El Cano de Nata, Panama]

Second Cultural and Tourist Festival of El Cano

By: Rafael Batista Pérez
2008-07-01

A recently established folklore festival that joins our rich calendar of country-wide cultural events. [More]


[Thumbnail: Drums from Cocle]

Festival of Drums from Cocle

By: Luis Alberto Camarena B
2008-05-08

Just the second edition of this event, the festival attracted many people from all over Panama. [More]


[Thumbnail: Crab tying contest]

Crab and Seafood Festival at Montijo

By: Visitantes
2007-10-21

Located in the southern coast of Veraguas, Montijo is blessed with lots of seafood. [More]


[Thumbnail: the Toro Guapo charging]

Toro Guapo Festival at Anton

By: Visitantes
2007-10-18

Event showcasing the traditions of this region of the Cocle province. [More]


[Thumbnail: Detail of the costume of the cucua devils]

Cucua Devils Festival

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2007-05-03

Event held at the town of San Miguel Centro, Cocle [More]


[Thumbnail: Borojo shown at Cocle del Norte Festival.]

First Folklore and Ecology Festival at Cocle del Norte

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2004-10-22

The people of Cocle del Norte honored their culture and environment. [More]


[Thumbnail: Zaracunde dancers at Guarare]

Parade of Oxen Carts and Krewes in the Mejorana Festival at Guarare

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2004-09-30

All parading carts and krewes participate in a contest. [More]



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