Barrio decorates streets in striking colors for Corpus Christi celebrations.

Local Culture

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The main avenue of the Villa de Los Santos, in the province of Los Santos, was colorful with works of art made on sawdust. They are paintings of different colors that mix religiosity, culture and that give beginning to the celebration of the festivities of Corpus Christi.

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The festivity that begins 62 days after Holy Thursday, pays tribute to the figure of Christ in the host, and in parades through popular dances, with traditional costumes and festive expressions.

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With the religious celebration they seek to highlight the customs and traditions of the colonial era. To make carpets, they have used sawdust and salt as part of the material.

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The Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Panama has included the dances and expressions associated with the Corpus Christi feast to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity before the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ).

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The religious show is very colorful in La Villa de Los Santos and in the district of Parita, in the province of Herrera.

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