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A fair you should not miss – Fair San Jose David
One of the most famous fairs in the country is the “International Fair of San Jose of David”, in the Chiriqui province, which for the last 63 years has showcased the agricultural richness of the region.
This popular event takes place from Thursday 15 to Sunday, March 25. For eleven days more than 300,000 people will attend the event to admire the ability of the cattle wranglers, be amazed by the different varieties of animals and plants, as well as beauty of the local handicraft. Entrance to the fair costs $2 for adults, pensioners $1 and children up to 8 years old enter free.
In addition to the cattle wrangling competitions, cavalcades, agricultural and industrial exhibits there will be cultural shows with folkloric troupes, plays, and popular dancing in which groups such as Rabanes and Balbino and Jorge Gomez will occupy center stage, as well as rides, for those who want to experience an adrenaline rush.
This year more than 500 exhibitors from Panama and the region will offer products and services. There will be workshops directed at the agricultural community and businessmen.
The International Fair of David should be visited at least once in a lifetime, to begin to understand the essence of this beautiful part of the country.