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Beatlemania tomorrow in Danilo Perez Jazz Club

Beatlemania tomorrow in Danilo Perez Jazz Club, just like the love craze born in 1963 for everything Beatles related. Dust off your memories and sharpen up your knowledge because there won’t only be music, there will be trivia.

March Activities from the 1 to the 15

FROM THE 4 TO THE 9 > INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOPS Level 200 of CCE|CdS The Audiovisual and Performing Arts Foundation (FAE) is putting together the 7th International Festival of Performing Arts of Panama, a biennial event which has been celebrated since 2004, and which will be celebrated from March 3rd t the 9th in Panama City. The Spanish Cultural Center welcomes many of their training activities, which you can consult here. Free admittance: centrocultural@aecid.org.pa TUESDAY 8 > PRESS CONFERENCE: BUTTERFLIES DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE Level 200 of CCE|CdS 10:00 am The Theater Play “Butterflies don’t live here anymore”, directed by the … Continue reading

Holy Week 2016 – Liturgical Celebrations and Concerts

The Committee of Friends of Churches of the Casco Antiguo have put together a list of times and dates for the Litrugical Celebrations during Holy Week. This year Palm Sunday falls on March 20.

February Activities in Casco – from the 1st to the 15th

Friday 12> PRESS CONFERENCE. II MUSIC FESTIVAL OF EARLY PANAMANIAN MUSIC 11:00 am The II Music Festival of Early Panamanian Music will be held from the 24th to the 28th of February at the Panama Viejo ruins, and at the Anita Villalaz and Amador Theaters in Casco Viejo. The final objective of the festival will be explained at the press conference, as well as the academic programming and concert schedules. +INFO // Asist for free: centrocultural@aecid.org.pa https://www.facebook.com/festivalmusicaantiguapanama   Sunday 14> CINEMA SUNDAYS: “EL SUR” 11:00 am “La Gaviota” is a house with a weather-vane situated in the outskirts of Northern Spain. That is where … Continue reading

Panama Growth at 2.5% during 2009

A bit under the estimated 3% but definately better than other countries in Latin America (Mexico is at -8.2% according to La Prensa, Costa Rica at -4.8%), Panama seems to be holding its ground during this difficult period. Hope is on the way: Raúl Moreira from the Colegio de Economistas de Panama told La Prensa that there can still be an important recovery through the Colon Free Trade Zone on the second half of the year. The country continues to receive foreign investors. According to a note at Martes Financiero, the Colombian company Ferrasa S.A. is expanding operations. They acquired … Continue reading

Casco Antiguo Local Art Life

Slowly, organically, through patience and passion, Casco Viejo has grown to be Panama´s point of reference not only to experience the roots of the country but for most art events, concerts and shows. Continue reading

Casco Antiguo, Panama: an outdoors school

Like the Greeks, the Chinese and so many others back in their time, Panamanian students at Casco Antiguo´s public schools walk around the historic city to learn about their history “first hand”. To see them enjoying history brings history itself alive, and the Casco once again, proves itself not to be a dead museum but a fully alive witness of our history. Continue reading

Two cities, same vision

Urban revitalization is one of those things that can be understood several ways. Everyone has an opinion and a vision, but time is the ultimate judge. This is an article worth reading about the theme, exposing some interesting paralels with Casco Antiguo in Panama. Continue reading

Chillin´in Casco Antiguo, Panama

I have to say I fell in love with these guys last Sunday. I mean, really… the world is going so fast and news are always gloom, I rather be with them. And I thought, all things considered if I was in the middle of the economic hurricane, with debts to my neck and hardly getting by with $5,000… why not? Continue reading

Obama and Panama: where do we go from here?

Obama´s election was cheered by everyone. However, there is so much stuff to fix at home, so many sacrifices to be made… so much hard work. What about Panama? Casco Viejo? what are the advantages, the choices?

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