Thursday, March 28, 2013

Events in Panama

National Fair of Colon
Fairs & Festivals / Fun for Kids

WHERE: Road from Panama to Colón, Buena Vista Township, Colón Province
WHEN: March 22nd through April 6th

COST/TICKETS: not listed

DESCRIPTION: For decades this provincial fair has been growing and expanding. Organizers have made the event more attractive by including folk shows, sporting events, dances and conferences. Today, hundreds of artisans from other countries come to participate, bringing with them their products and folklore.

Orchid Expo
Fairs & Festivals / Fun for Kids

WHERE: Flowers and Coffee Fairgrounds, Boquete, Chiriqui
WHEN: March 29th through April 7th

COST/TICKETS: not listed

DESCRIPTION: The mountain climate is perfect for growing these beautiful flowers, considered by some to be the most difficult to cultivate. The Orchid Expo is held precisely when the orchids are in full bloom, on the banks of the Caldera River. Organized by the Flowers and Coffee Fair Board, this exhibition receives more than 10,000 visitors and invites over 30 groups of orchid growers and collectors to participate.

Casi Normales (Almost Normal)

WHERE:  Teatro en Circulo, Panama City
WHEN: April 2nd through 28th

COST/TICKETS: See contact below for reservations

DESCRIPTION: This Broadway show tells the story of a family that strives to be "normal" in the face of adversity. Evoking a full range of emotions, from laughter to tears, it is a story of illness, a family, and how they cope.

Click here for more information or phone 261- 5375 or 261-5259.

Zentangle Workshop
Arts and Culture

WHERE: Boquete Handicap Foundation, Alto Boquete, Chiriqui
WHEN: April 3rd, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

COST/TICKETS: Fee $30 plus $10 for materials

DESCRIPTION: Art class teaching how to create Zentangles, designs using repeated patterns.

For information call phone 6957-4101.
Las Mujeres Son Una Vaina (Women are Something Else)
Theater / Music

WHERE: ABA Theater, Panama City 
WHEN: April 4th through May 12th

COST/TICKETS: Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the box office

DESCRIPTION: Intended for adult audiences, this sex comedy addresses topics of interest to the female gender. With jokes, songs, dances and monlogues, you are sure to be entertained.

Click here for more information or phone 260-6316 or 260-6318.

Fiesta de Ambiente en Velero
 Music / Food & Drink

WHERE: Dock of Balboa Yacht Club, Panama City (Balboa Yacht Club in Amador next to TGI Friday & Country Inn & Suites ~~ P.L.)
WHEN: April 5th, 9:00 p.m. until midnight

COST/TICKETS:  $45 per person
DESCRIPTION: Ticket price includes a night time cruise and party aboard a catamaran in Panama Bay, open bar, snacks, music, and fireworks.
For reservations phone 6587-2261 or email

Festival of Fine Arts of the Highlands 

Fairs & Festivals / Arts & Culture / Music

WHERE: Casa Grande Hotel, Bambito, Chiriqui
WHEN:  April 6th and 7th, 9:00 a.m.


DESCRIPTION: The 4th annual celebration of arts and culture is open to the public free of charge. Come and enjoy live music, fine arts, crafts, food, dance and more.

Phone for more information 6409-2509.

Tuesday Night Film Club Presents "The Cove"
Theater & Film

WHERE: Theater Guild of Ancon, Panama City
WHEN:  April 9th, 8:00 p.m.

COST/TICKETS: $4 per person

DESCRIPTION: Monthly film screening at the popular theater, home of the film club.

Click here for more information, or email .

The Accidental Pervert
Theater & Film

WHERE: La Quadra Theater, Calle D, El Cangrejo, Panama City
WHEN:  April 9th through 23rd

COST/TICKETS: Not listed

DESCRIPTION: In this one-man comedy show, the actor explores themes like his parents' sexuality, pornography and awkward sexual arousal, in a sort of monologue confession. With a show of his nerve and insolence he also reveals his shyness and self-reflection. For adults over 18 years of age.

For more information phone 214-8281 or 6674-9190.

Rabbit Hole
Theater & Film 

WHERE: Boquete Community Theater, Boquete, Chiriqui
WHEN: April 10th through 14th

COST/TICKETS: Tickets $15

DESCRIPTION: A live theater production of the successful acting group in the highlands.

Click here for more information, or phone 720-2466.

BVB Ladies' Night Out Mama Mia Party  
Theater & Film

WHERE: Las Brisas Boquetenos, Chiriqui
WHEN:  April 11th, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

COST/TICKETS:Donation $10

DESCRIPTION: Fundraiser in a private home for the ben

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