A free play for “Children’s Day”

Conway, the department store, is celebrating Children’s Day (el Día del Niño) with free theatrical presentations of the “The Jungle Book” at its locations in malls throughout the City from Saturday, July 19 to Sunday, July 20.

The Jungle Book, under direction of Tatiana Salamin, will begin its rounds on Saturday, July 19 at Los Pueblos at 1 p.m. followed by a presentation at Multicentro … Continue reading

Romeo and Juliet, the musical, will benefit Darien’s children

The musical version of William Shakespeare’s classic love story will be presented at the National Theater from Thursday, August 7 to Monday, August 19. This is the first time that it will be presented in Panama in this format. The proceeds will benefit the “Pro Niños del Darien Foundation”.

The play will feature the performances of the Argentinean actor, Pablo Brunstein as Romeo and Elizabeth … Continue reading

In Boquete

Strategies to safeguard the adventure tourists

By Marijulia Pujol Lloyd

Adventure tourism is increasing in Panama, especially in the provinces of Chiriqui and Bocas del Toro. However, after the tragic deaths of two Dutch tourists, the number of visitors to the Boquete area has diminished. Although, there was no indication of foul play, the reputation of this idyllic area has suffered. The … Continue reading

Isthmian Update – Some of the news in Panama

Tocumen expansion on track

Work on the Tocumen International Airport expansion is in line with the original project schedule being carried out by the construction company, Norberto Odebrecht. The South Terminal master plan, covering 74,000 sq. meters, comprises a commercial area, about 20 new boarding gates, a platform for positioning aircraft, a structure for equipment and baggage handling, VIP lounges, bars, restaurants and 1,600 additional … Continue reading

Panama’s first Flamenco Festival

Farruquito 2_fmtThe Gaitan Brothers and the Anita Loynaz Dance Academy have teamed up to bring to Panama the country’s first ever Flamenco Festival from July 24 – 27 at the National Theater in Casco Antiguo, with shows starting at 8 p.m.

The festival serves to promote flamenco culture and will bring the top exponents in the field … Continue reading

Rotary Club of Playa Coronado will donate over 100 wheelchairs

Pag 27_fmtThe Rotary Club of Playa Coronado has partnered with the Wheelchair Foundation, a worldwide organization within Rotary International, which provides wheelchairs, hope, mobility and freedom to those in need. According to the organizers, at the beaches they have found a dire need in the area for wheelchairs.

Qualifying children, as well as adults, will soon be … Continue reading