Panama celebrated its Expo 2020 nationwide working day earlier, with an action-packed programme of cultural events.
Numerous new music stars from the place took aspect, with Panama turning out to be the initial Latin American nation to celebrate at the 1st Environment Expo in the Arab entire world.
Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali, government director of the Commissioner Basic Business office at Expo 2020 Dubai welcomed a delegation from Panama led by Ramón E Martínez de la Guardia, minister of commerce and industries.
Right after a flag-boosting ceremony in Al Wasl Plaza, adopted by a stunning cultural display, the delegation moved to the Panama Pavilion for its formal inauguration, marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Finally, a parade unleashed a vibrant celebration replete with folkloric dances, tunes and a lot more.
Mohammed Al Ali explained: “We know the Panama Canal as a person of the miracles of the fashionable entire world, a exceptional marvel – a male-created waterway connecting the Pacific and Atlantic oceans that has place Panama on a key route for global maritime trade.
“As a regional trade and logistics hub, Panama is an suitable gateway for UAE corporations to entry the new expansion opportunities that are emerging across Latin America.
“Through Expo 2020 Dubai, we hope to establish on present partnerships involving our two nations.
“At Expo 2020, Panama has invited us to discover its record, tradition, artwork, and gastronomy alongside with the several competitive pros that it has to present as a gateway to Latin The us and the Caribbean.”
Latin Grammy-successful rock band Los Rabanes, Latin American Idol winner Margarita Henríquez and jazz vocalist Idania Dowman then took to Al Wasl Phase for a rousing showcase of Panamanian songs.
Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre also hosted the folkloric ballet team, Panamá Danzas Hoy.
la Guardia said: “Panama, currently being a issue of convergence and development, is happy to be present and seems ahead to the upcoming 6 months of this Expo.”
The Panama Canal has extended been a catalyst of transform, and the Panama Pavilion, positioned in Jubilee, provides website visitors a opportunity to vacation nearly via this crucial and strategic waterway.