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For five days, visual artists from Colón will display their artwork at the Cultural and Art Fair of Colón, a prelude to the celebration of the 161st anniversary of the foundation of this historic city. Anselmo Cooper, one of the program organizers, reported that the event started yesterday and will continue until Wednesday the 27th.
Just as Panama is now working to sell itself as an excellent filming location in the world of cinema, one young Panamanian is making as much of an effort to gain ground in an even more competitive field at the international level. Eric Iglesias recently submitted his short film 'Lucy' to be evaluated at the prestigious 66th Cannes Festival in France.
The XLII Veraguas Fair, held in Soná, came to a close last Sunday with very successful records. During the 10-day event, which began on Friday, February 15, the fair exhibited folkloric, cultural and agricultural activities. 
The Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) is negotiating with some international operators the possibility of scheduling two direct flights a week from the U.S. to the city of David, to further boost the promotion of tourist destinations in the province of Chiriquí.
Festival Abierto (Open Festival) is back on March 23 and 24 with more artists, more education and culture for everyone, under the slogan 'A sea of new ideas', where the focus will be on the ocean and the purpose will be to promote, educate, empower and inspire people about the future of the Earth.