The ten contestants vying for the crown did their best, but as every contest must have a winner, on this occasion
Virginia Hernandez was chosen as the sovereign queen for these carnivals in the capital. This event was held at the Anayansi Theater in Atlapa, starting at 8:00 p.m.
The Carnival will be held on the Coastal Strip and the theme is to remind the attendees of the V Centenary of Balboa's crossing of the Darién, when he discovered the South Sea. Panama will celebrate this grand feat in different ways throughout 2013.