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[Thumbnail: Domitila, an icon of the Panama City Carnaval.]

Carnavales in Panama City

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

If you thought only cities and towns in the countryside of Panama held carnavales, check out this article. [More]

[Thumbnail: Folk dance at Panama's Book Fair.]

Panama's Book Fair, with presence by Melo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Yearly event showcasing Panama's literature. [More]

[Thumbnail: Polleras on Carnival Tuesday]

Carnival Tuesday: Polleras' Day

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Parade at Santo Domingo that features dozens of Polleras. [More]

[Thumbnail: Dawn at Santo Domingo, during the Tuna de Madrugada.]

The Dawn Tuna

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

A carnavales tradition of the town of Santo Domingo de Las Tablas. [More]

[Thumbnail: Sign advertising a tipico ball.]

The Tipico Balls (Part I)

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

A primer on the tipico balls held every weekend at Panama. This part deals with their history and organization. [More]

[Thumbnail: A girl dances during the Carnavales of Penonome.]

Carnavales at Penonome

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

This city's celebrations features significant differences from the usual carnavales at The Interior. [More]

[Thumbnail: A young girl wears her pollera at the Carnavalitos at La Pintada]

Carnavalitos at La Pintada

By: Luis Alberto Camarena B

The Carnavalitos are the last event of the Carnaval season in Panama. [More]

[Thumbnail: Float of the aquatic carnaval at Penonome]

Aquatic Carnaval at Penonome

By: Luis Alberto Camarena B

An original carnaval parade held only at Penonome. [More]

[Thumbnail: Isis Tatiana, Queen of Calle Abajo de Pedasi 2008]

Official Introduction of H.R.M. Isis Tatiana I, Queen of Calle Abajo de Pedasi

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

Social event where the Queen of the next carnavales is introduced to the krewe. [More]

[Thumbnail: Culecos or mojadera at carnival]

Culecos or Mojadera

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

The most fun part of the carnivals is the culecos. [More]

[Thumbnail: Cutting off meat at a matanza]

What is a Matanza?

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

The slaughtering of a cow provides the meat for a traditional family reunion in Panama. [More]

[Violinist playing Panamanian music]

Traditional Ball with Fiddle at El Uverito Beach

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

The authentic Panamanian music is played with fiddle. [More]

[Thumbnail: The Bull, character of the Perote at Santo Domingo]

El Perote, A Traditional Party in Santo Domingo

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa

This event is unique to the town of Santo Domingo [More]

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