Tag Archives: Casco Viejo Events

Holy Week is coming! Activities in Casco

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Here are the main activities being hosted in Casco during Holy Week in April:

A night full of music and art

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Last night, Casco Viejo was full of great activities! free concerts at Plaza Catedral and Plaza V Centenario for completely different reasons: the celebration of Panama´s Red Cross 100 years and the celebration of Great! Britain´s week.  Panama is now sister city with Liverpool, so the event included a movie and music by the Beatles. Amazing cocktails! The Red Cross event had its own celebrities: the family of Lady Mallet, who founded Red Cross in Panama assisted. There is even a building in Casco called Casa Mallet, as per its original owner. Finally, we had … Continue reading

Pop up Movie Theatre in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo A mini movie theatre in Casco Viejo!   Arte Nómada and Cine Animal  transformed La Vecindad in a pop up mini cinema. This week, they opened with three short films by Panamanian artists and the place was packed. The films had fashion as a common theme, but they were all very different: from sci fi to abstract. Next week they´ll be doing “Neighborhood Film” night, so keep tuned! More about Arte Nomada click HERE

Upcoming events! Urbanism, Contorsionism, Fidel Castro

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Urbanism, contorsionism and Fidel Castro, we are closing September with good stuff! September 23rd: the City will present at Casa Soldado their vision and plan to revitalize Panama´s historic centre. September 28th: And Casa Sola, at Plaza Francia, will hold a really cool collection of photos of Fidel Castro by Venancio : October 1st: Contorsionism and flexibility workshop at El Cuarto Rojo:

Salsipuedes film features Casco Viejo

Panamá, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Last night, Teatro Balboa was packed. The movie showing was the Panamanian movie Salsipuedes, almost entirely shot in Casco Viejo (Yes, there were some airport shots we didn´t get! ). The story was well put together, and the casting included children from the neighborhood, incredible talent! I didn´t realize how incredibly diverse Casco was for a film maker: the beach, plazas, old buildings, new buildings, rural look, city look, you can cut and paste depending on what you want to achive. Congratulations, well done! here is the trailer: (there are English subtitles) Festival is still … Continue reading

Macro Market & Entrepreneurship

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo I think the entrepreneurial movement that Panama is experiencing is historic and exciting.  People from all parts of our society, sharing, exchanging… producing. Yes, producing with their own hands whatever their label is selling, literally from their parents home. This is the Panamanian version of a startup in a garage. For someone that knows Panamanian society this is groundbreaking, and best of all, gathering momentum. This weekend at MACRO we could see a good part of the best vendors that produce art /design/ fashion related merchandise. They are getting better and having fun while at … Continue reading

Events Casa Soldado Cultural Center: March 1st to 14th

Panamá, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Here are the events published by the Cultural Center at Casa Soldado, Las Bóvedas: Tonight: theater play The Butterflies are no longer living here. A message about tolerance and indiference. Friday March 11th:  Casco´s Historic Patrimony Office and the Ministry of Culture and the University of Technology joining hands with the Pierre and Marie Curie and Toulouse Universities will present a conference on the application of geophysic techniques on archeological sites. Saturday 12th:  The English Rooster, by Humberto Velez. Photo show about cockfight in Gran Canarias. There will also be an interactive performance called The … Continue reading

Theater night at Las Clementinas

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Last week  Las Clementinas joined the FAE theater festival presenting La Señorita Julia.  Loved the intimate ambiance and how the play used gardens and rooms all over as a real house.  It was a great experience, congratulations to the actors, directors and to Clementinas for giving the space to the initiative!

FAE Theater Festival March 2016

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Panama´s 7th Theater Festival is almost here. Stay tuned to their Facebook Page for the activities. Mostly at City of Knowledge (Ateneo) and Anita Villalaz (Casco Viejo), from March 3rd to the 9th.

Britain in Panama Movie Night

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Tomorrow! the British Embassy will show the film the Constant Gardener at Teatro Amador. Free Entry!