Monthly Archives: December 2014

2015: The Year For Community

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo This is the week for 2015 predictions, so I went around asking a bit what people thought 2015 would bring both for Panama and for Casco. Since we are so focused on Casco, I reached out to my friend Kent Davis, from Panama Equity Real Estate, and he had an interesting view of the upcoming year: “We’re still seeing tons of interest from foreigners looking to move to Panama.  Some are lured by the strong economy, some are fleeing political instability, and others are just seeking a new lifestyle and a new adventure. I like … Continue reading

Christmas concerts: December 21st

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Two concerts on December 21st: National Theater: chorus Santa Teresa de Jesús and the José Daniel Crespo school band (from Chitré). To raise funds for the maintenance of the San Felipe Neri oratorium. Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Plaza Bolivar: Children`s orchestra. If you haven´t been to this beautiful building, this is your opportunity!

Jazz Fest Panama 2015

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Dates: January 12th to the 17th! book your tickets, Jazz Fest is here! Where: Ciudad del Saber and at the Danilo`s jazz bar in the American Trade Hotel, Casco Viejo. Here is the schedule of concerts and events: CLICK HERE  

2014 Recycled Christmas Tree Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Antiguo, Casco Viejo For some years now, Casco`s neighborhood association AVACA has been actively working on recycling in Casco.  It has a recycling program called Casco Recicla, which picks up material from residents and businesses every Wednesday.  It also coordinates beach cleanings per month and does educational events. This Christmas, AVACA joined hands with the children`s program APROJUSAN and the social reintegration program Esperanza  from Fundacion Calicanto to do a fun activity: create Christmas trees out of plastic bottles picked from the beach or from Casco Recicla. Yesterday, aided by Fundacion Eco Creando, all of them worked together … Continue reading

Christmas Concert at Casco`s Cathedral Church

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Tonight! 7:30 p.m. Panama`s National Orchestra will be playing The Messiah. Below the details:

Surf Shop by Champion Samanta Alonso in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Panama`s surf community is celebrating! Panamanian female champion and Casconian Samanta Alonso has opened her first surf shop… in Casco Viejo.  The shop is called “Las Bovedas Surf Shop”, as she learned to surf (and still surfs) at Las Bovedas wave. Big smile, surrounded with friends, she managed to open the store between trips to compete in China and other places. Well done! Where is it? At La Vecindad, between Calle 4ta and 5ta on A Avenue, next to VIP Juices, in front of Reprosa. Just follow the blue floor! Follow Las Bovedas: @bovedassurfshop  and … Continue reading

COPA Airlines offices inaugurates today!

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo. Tonight, at 6:30 p.m., COPA Airlines offices at Avenida Central next to the American Trade Hotel will host an inauguration cocktail.  We are very excited that they`ve set flag in Casco Viejo! Where: next to American Trade Hotel When: Tonight! 6: 30 p.m.