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The float presented by Viva Panama Organization will display the Old Panama City tower as main theme and adorned with the presence of HRM Rosario Mayela GarciaChanis, Queen 2015 of Calle Arriba de Las Tablas, the most famous Carnival of Panama and Maria Alejandra Garcia Chanis, who will be wearing a costume by Panamanian Master designer Horacio Prado, mastermind of the most famous Carnivals in Panama, Las Tablas, in the countryside of Panama. 

(Nov. 16, 2019, Los Angeles, CA) – Viva Panama Organization (VPO) with great pleasure announces its participation at The Hollywood Christmas Parade, with a float commemorating the 500 years of the founding of Old Panama City.  The parade will take place on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, starting at 5 pm at the corner of Hollywood Blvd. and Orange Drive in the city of Hollywood.

The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade will be hosted by Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams, with special co-hostElizabeth Stanton.  The parade will premiere as a two-hour special on The CW Network on Friday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m. ET / PT. 

The parade, featuring Marine Toys for Tots program, which is essential in providing gifts to less fortunate children everywhere, will also air on the Hallmark Channel and on American Forces Network, to more than one million American servicemen and women worldwide.

The event will be presented and produced by Associated Television International, in association with The City of Los Angeles. A true Hollywood yearly tradition, the parade attracts more than one million in attendance each year, with larger than life inflatable character balloons, award winning bands, colorful equestrians, ornate floats, popular characters/novelties, celebrity filled cars and, of

We’re proud to share the richness of Panamanian culture through its music, dances, and the warmth and vibrancy of our people with the multicultural community of Southern California and the world for the last 28 years with the southern California and the world.  

We will have as special guest 2016 Queen of Calle Arriba Las Tablas, HRM Rosario Mayela Garcia and Maria Alejandra Garcia Chanis, who will be wearing a special costume by Panamanian Master designer Horacio Prado, mastermind of the famous Carnivals of Las Tablas, in the countryside of Panama. 

Ballet Folklórico Viva Panamá, official representative of Viva Panama Organization, will be displaying the national dress the “Pollera”, this dance company has toured extensively over its 28 years of life, locally in more than 65 cities in California; nationally in 3 states; and internationally, in 4 countries, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Canada, China and Italy in 2020. 

Sharing the Culture of Panama with the World!