Day 304 of 365 Things To Do in Panama
Day 304 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Check out the Fair of the Colmón, Macaracas
Photo: Zenaida Vasquez
The Fair of the Colmón, Macaracas will be held from Saturday, November 11 to Monday, November 13, 2017.
El Colmón is an area of forests located in La Villa San Agustín, La Colorada in the province of Los Santos. These beautiful natural landscapes have been legally protected as a forest reserve since 1918. The Colmón de Macaracas fair brings together significant participation of private and state institutions that contribute and comply to offer environmental protection and promote trade in the region.
The event is a colorful scenario of delicious typical foods of the Santeña region , as well as aspects related to the agricultural industry, browse the artisan and tourist displays.
The fair creates an environment conducive to the development of agricultural workshops offered by the BDA in order to train farmers to prepare in periods of drought. It also has exhibits of animals in danger of extinction.
Demonstrations explain the complexity of making a house of quincha, step by step, be entertained by the popular parade of carts, melodious songs like: tamboritos, accordions and violins.