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Panama Bird Festival 2022 will take place 20 - 23 October

06 October 2022
Panama Bird Festival 2022 will take place 20 - 23 October

Every day of the festival, prior registration is offered for bird watching tours with famous specialized local guides; in iconic spots such as the Metropolitan Park, the Panama Rainforest Discovery Center, Parque Soberanía (pipeline) or Cerro Ancón.

Academic training will take place on October 20 from 1:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and October 21 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the following places:

National Library, multipurpose room with conferences and talks on ornithological research in the field, monitoring, use of citizen science Apps, use of bird cams, experiences in school programs, and empowerment of communities around birds and conservation. “Master Class”, on photography techniques with Jorge Moisés Herrera and painting with Leticia Almanza.

Ministry of Culture (Social Hall) “Master Conferences”:

Jennifer Ackerman, author of 4 books on the behavior of birds that have been bestsellers, including "The Ingenuity of the Birds" that includes the award of the photography contest.

Dr. Josep del Hoyo, ornithologist, iconic and prolific birdwatcher who has observed thousands of species and is the author of the book “All the Birds of the World”.

On the weekend, Saturday the 22nd and Sunday the 23rd from 11:00 am and 6:00 pm, the festival arrives at Albrook Mall (corridor of the giraffe- solidarity showcase of birdwatching services) and the Andrés Bello park with promotion of products, services and cultural activities, a winged concert and a market for creative industries around birds. Free entry.

On Saturday the 22nd at 3:00 pm, the Alada Foundation launches the “Friendly Community with Birds and Trees” recognition program, granting the first distinction and unveiling of a sign alluding to the neighborhood of El Cangrejo, its community and its authorities.

A walk and exhibition of recycled art will follow on the way to the park and at 4:00 pm the concert with La Red de Orquestas y Coros Juveniles and special guest Alfredo Hidrovo.  

"Panama Bird Festival" is carried out thanks to the logistical support of the Panama Tourism Authority, Air Europa, Ministry of Culture, Tamandua Nature Tours, Global Films, Albrook Mall, Bella Vista Communal Board, Social World, Panama Rainforest Discovery Center, Copa Airlines, CAMTUR, Fundación Avifauna, Marriott Executive Apartments, SerTv, La Prensa Subscribers Club, and valuable collaborators.

To participate, register on the site, select what you want and make a donation to the Alada Foundation.

About the Alada Foundation

The Alada Foundation is a non-profit organization created in 2021 and led by Flavia Cozzarelli, social communicator, cultural and environmental manager and event organizer. The mission of the organization is to contribute, through the transfer of accessible and inclusive knowledge about birds, observation as participatory science, the organization of bird festivals such as the Panama Bird Festival and the Panama Bird Festival, as well as community impact initiatives and social, training and promotion of good practices in birdwatching and the promotion of education for development in environmental values, rights and duties.

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