Saint John´s festivities has always been characteristic of Chitre. This party is one of the most important parties for the chitreanos, who have been prepared in advance for the occasion. Parades, masses, processions, fireworks and the traditional “shout” of Ay Juan, Ay Juan! In this party the chitreanos know how to mix the modernity but also they take care of the old traditions. For those who wish to know the culture in Chitre, the festival of Saint John is an opportunity to do it. We recommend you to go to church to participate of the Holy Eucharist and also to the procession of Saint John. In the end, perhaps imbued with the magic of the holiday you will end up shouting Ay Juan, Ay Juan!
Archivo de ‘Azuero Culture’
One of the most famous religious holidays: The Corpus Christi in LaVilla de Los Santos and Parita. The celebration of the Eucharist is celebrated with splendor. The streets are filled with all kinds of dances, with diablicos (a Panamanian character ), parrampanes (Panamanian character with colorfull dresses) , mojigangas (Panamanian Characters dressing like women), the famous goats that will print the event a special color. we There are different kinf of dances and songs like El Torito (The Bull), The Clean and Dirty diablicos, Los Gallotes, The Spanish Montezuma, The Loggerhead Montezuma, The Zaracundé, etc.. The Pariteños also have done the same during the celebration of Corpus Christi and also they have another dances like The Cumbembé Dance. The Corpus Christi, a window to observe the cultural strength of the Azuero region which is The Region of Cubita.
From April 25th to May 5th 2013.
National and international tourists say that los santeños and herreranos have made their agricultural, commercial, industrial and touristic fair one of the best in the Republic of Panama.
Everything related to the region is perfectly presented and represented: livestock, agriculture, industry, handicrafts, banking, cooperatives, buhonerías (small stores with souvenirs), dining, amusement parks, state enterprises, Azuero real estate, etc..
Come and experience this unforgettable event and visit us at the main entrance, Canajagua´s Building, lower floor, Stand 17 (between Bimbo and Tropigas).
With Panamanian folklore the predominance of the Azuero Region, the Cubita Hotel and Residences development upholds the qualities of pre-Columbian and Hispanic features within the architecture and design.
Azuero is located in the central part of the country of Panama. The main provinces are Herrera and Los Santos with Veraguas in the south.
Humility and kindness of the residents of Azuero make it unique and very precious. The local customs are preserved, passed on from one generation to another. There are craftsmen who are dedicated to the making of hats and other traditional clothing, carpenters, farmers and businessmen who live a lifestyle of tranquility, happiness and are generally very easygoing. Therefore, in Chitre, you can live that serene lifestyle, away from the hustle and bustle of the capital city, without losing the amenities and necessities of modern living. Chitre offers both country living with accessibility to great medical care, shopping, banking and general business. These are many of the reasons why many locals and internationals alike are looking to Chitre as a their first choice for their primary and secondary residence. The development Project Cubita, and all who are involved are proud to be part of this stable growth, with comfortable, spacious houses and apartments on offer, surrounded by nature which preserving the traditions of Azuero within the architecture and construction materials. Many people are moving from Panama City to Chitre as they feel is a great location for retirement in Panama.