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Folklore of Panama dinner

Discover the colourful culture of the country of Panama and be transported to exotic days gone by at the Folklore of Panama Dinner. Tuck into delicious authentic local cuisine while you enjoy an introduction to the incredible folk dances and music of this fascinating country. You're bound to fall in love with the exotic culture of Panama, with many influences shaping its development into something completely unique. Panama is a country of contrasts, from the landscape to the culture, from the folk traditions to the food. Learn more about the local treats on offer at this fantastic restaurant, where you'll be entranced by the fantastic music and dancing. Feel the Spanish and African influence in the rhythms of Panamanian dances. Watch the 'devil’s dance' of the diablicos, dating back to the days of the plague in Europe, and the zaracundé, once danced by the slaves brought here from Africa. The cumbias is an African courtship dance that has influenced salsa dancing, and the tamborito, or '‘little drum’ dance is a couple’s dance dating back to the 17th century. Finally, El Punto is full of Spanish influences, and is viewed as one of the most elegant, delicate and romantic dances in all of Panama. While you watch the dancers bring the history of Panama to life, you'll enjoy a delicious menu of both national cuisine and international favourites. Enjoy tasty chicken stew, plantains, crispy creamy fried yuca, and carimañolas, a yuca fitter with a delicious meat filling. Tender steak, fresh grilled sea bass or chicken breast cooked over charcoals make up the main course, followed by a traditional Panamanian desert and coffee. Travel all over this beautiful landscape and back through centuries of history without leaving your table at the Folklore of Panama Dinner. Discover the colourful culture of the country of Panama and be transported to exotic days gone by at the Folklore of Panama Dinner. Tuck into delicious authentic local cuisine while you enjoy an introduction to the incredible folk dances and music of this fascinating country. You're bound to fall in love with the exotic culture of Panama, with many influences shaping its development into something Meeting/pick-up point: Hotels in Panama City or pre-arranged location. Duration: Two-and-a-half hours. Start/opening time: 7.30pm every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. End/closing time: 11pm. Languages: Spanish and English.