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The biggest fair of Chiriquí will open in Panama’s westernmost population centre, the city of David. The San Jose de David International Fair celebrates its 58th edition from Thursday, March 14 to Sunday, March 24 at the fairgrounds. It has grown to be one of the most important expositions in the country and attracts a great number of international visitors to participate as attendees and promote their products.
A large fairground area offers an up-close and look at the Chiriquí province’s agricultural, industrial, commercial, handicraft, folklore and cultural sectors. Stand-out features at the fair are livestock expositions, mechanical rides, dance troupes, a diverse gastronomic offer and a chance to watch cowboys practice their skills from the grandstands. National music acts include Osvaldo Ayala and Los Rabanes.
Entrance costs from $1 to $2. The grounds are open from 10:00 a.m. to midnight and the exhibits from 2:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information call 775-3532 or visit www.feriadedavid.com.