CULTURAL EXCHANGES PROGRAMS AND RURAL COMMUNITY TOURISM

Places:      Coclé, Los Santos, Herrera and Veraguas Provinces

Seasons:   All the year

CULTURAL EXCHANGES PROGRAMS, in this circuit will know the art for handicrafts of significant value in the Azuero region comprising the cultural and folkloric heritage of Panama.  Enriching the visiting expert craftsmen who make beautiful pieces such as Panamanian peasant sandals called cutarras, made entirely by hand.  We also know the technique to produce different types of drums, which are part of the musical wealth of the region. Artisans will delight us with the most beautiful works in the art of sewing Pollera recognized as national typical dress, textile jewel expensive and specialized techniques have passed from generation to generation.

 

Completing this circuit

Will participate in an unforgettable experience to learn by making dirty and clean masks, an interesting piece used in folk dances from different regions of Panama Diablicos.

The tour through the streets of Parita

One of the oldest in the Azuero region Hispanic indigenous peoples, take us to colonial times full of ethnic customs and riches that very jealously guard their inhabitants. Their homes and historic bullring preserve the colonial style of the people of Azuero.

WHY YOU SHOULD CHOSE CULTURAL EXCHANGES PROGRAMS FOR YOUR NEXT TRAVEL COURSE:

• Geographic interest:

With a population of over 3, 6 million people, Panama is a small country serving as the physical link between North and South America. It´s modern infrastructure of Panama City teamed with a warm climate, peaceful lifestyle and beautiful tropical surroundings. Many Americans favor Panama as a destination because it is so close to the United States. There are dozens of quick, direct flights going to and from the U.S. daily

• Language interest:

The official language of Panama is Spanish, most Panamanian people in urban areas speak English well.

• Currency:

the currency used day-to-day in Panama is the US dollar

• Security:

Panama is safe, we have the lowest crime rate against tourists in the region & hurricane and earthquake free. Like every big city, there are some neighborhoods to avoid, but in general, you can go about Panama City and Panama worry free.

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