Day 342 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 342 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Observe Mothers Day!

Dia de la Madre, is a special day honoring and bestowing gifts to mothers for giving birth and providing their children with the best of care and upbringing. It is one of the most revered holidays in Panama and is celebrated on December 8th.

People travel from all over the country to be with their mothers for almost a pre-Christmas gathering. The meals can last for hours. One tradition many observe is children serenading their mothers. A group of kids get together with their guitars in a car at midnight and proceed to sing to each one of the