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Archive for the ‘Culture' Category

How the People of EVERYWHERE Took Back Playa Paunch

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France has been writing on this blog for over a year. You can follow France and her adventures HERE… In Panama, we feel the effects of climate change every day. The weather can veer sharply from extreme drought to severe flooding, putting the people, the environment, and even the economy at risk. Food, water and…

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May, “Mes de La Etnia Negra” | Black History Month in Panama

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Mes de la Etnia Negra en Panama. Panamanian girl and woman dancing in traditional dresses.

May is El Mes de La Etnia Negra – or Black History Month – in Panama. This month serves to highlight the contributions people of African descent have made to Panama. Panamanians are always ready with a smile and a dance! : : #hablaya #learnspanish #panama #PanamaCity #pty507 #wanderlust #citylife #igerspanama #cuidadpanama #cascoviejo #panamagram #jetsetfam…

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5 Famous Panamanians Everyone Should Know

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Victoriano Lorenzo. La pelea es peleando.

I was teaching a group of Panamanian executives earlier this week. We were working on learning about the past tense in English through reading the biography of Martin Luther King Jr. The executives were enthralled by King, the history of the Civil Rights Movement, and asked many questions about his famous “I Have a Dream”…

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6 Movies To Not Miss During The 2017 International Film Festival #IFFPanama

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The 2017 International Film Festival #IFFPanama

Born in 2012, the annual Panama International Film Festival (#IFFPanama) is a wonderful way to experience the best of international cinema right here in Panama City. ¡Panamá tiene escenarios de película! El @micipma a través la Dirección Nacional de Cine (DICINE) promocionó Panamá en la edición 67 de la @berlinale como locación para producciones audiovisuales….

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The Top 6 Panama Festivals You Cannot Miss

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Diablos fighting on Main Street of Bocas Town during Carnivals

Panama is filled with rich history and traditions that are celebrated in various festivals each year. However, if you aren’t aware beforehand, you might miss interesting opportunities to celebrate Panamanian culture. This list is by no means comprehensive of all the festivals in Panama, but here are some of my favorite ones: 6. Feria del…

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