Old Panama City

Founded on Aug. 15, 1519

Sharing the Culture of Panama with the World.

Past Performances

* Dec. 17, 2016: VPO Annual Holiday Celebration, Long Beach.
* Nov. 19, 2016: Sweet Sixteen, private event, Westminster.
* Nov. 5 - 6, 2016: II Panamanian International Film Festival, Los Angeles.
* Nov. 4, 2016: 25th Anniversary & Ambassador Award Gala, Hollywood.
* Oct. 22, 2016: Panama Independence Parade, Los Angeles.
* Oct. 9, 2016, Sunday: Junta Hispana Fair, Whittier, CA.
* Oct. 1, 2016: Wedding Performance, Porter Ranch.
* Sep. 24 & 25, Aquarium of the Pacific, Splash Festival, Long Beach, CA.
* Sep. 11, Desfile de Independencia de Centroamerica, Los Angeles.
* Sep. 2, 2016: Wedding Performance, Azuza.
* Aug. 14, 2016: Annual Lawn Program, San Diego.
* June 4, 2016, Noon - 8 pm:  Festival del Sanchocho, Fairplex, Pomona.
* May 20, 2016: California Science Center Foundation Gala, Marina del Rey.
* March 11, 2016: Private Performance, Fontana.
* Feb. 28, 2016, Sunday: Annual Travel Show, Long Beach Convention Center: Sunday 11:30am and 2pm
* Feb. 27, 2016, Saturday: Annual Travel Show, Long Beach Convention Center: 2:30pm and 2:00pm.
* Jan. 30, 2016, Saturday: Mission High School, San Francisco, CA.
* Jan. 17, 2016, Sun.: Annual Travel Show, San Diego Convention Center: 2:45 pm
* Jan. 16, 2016, Sat.: Annual Travel Show, San Diego Convention Center: 3:00 pm
* Nov. 21, 2015: Panamanian International Film Festival, AT&T Center, Los Angeles, CA.
* Oct. 24, 2015: Panama Independence Parade, downtown Los Angeles.
* Sep. 27, 2015: Ballet Folklorico, Splash Festival, Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA.
* Aug. 30, 2015: Wedding in Los Angeles.
* Aug. 21, 2015: Annual Recognition Gala & Srta. Panama 2015, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Commerce, CA.
* Aug. 9, 2015: Traveling Exhibition: Panama Canal, San Diego, CA.
* July 26, 2015: Special Olympics World Games 2015, USC Campus, Los Angeles, CA.
* July 18, 2015: Sister Cities Panama City & San Diego Program, San Diego, CA.
* May 24, 2015: Kiana's Quinceañera, Via Verde Country Club, San Dimas, CA.
* Feb. 21 & 22, 2015: Travel & Adventure Show, Long Beach Convention Center, CA.
* Nov. 2, 2014: Panama Canal Centennial Celebration, Rancho de la Coordillera, Northridge, CA.
* Nov 1, 2014: Panama Independence Celebration, International Celebrity Center, Hollywood, CA.
* Oct 25, 2014: Panama" Independence Parade.  Starting at Olympic & Broadway, downtown Los Angeles.
* Oct 12, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Junta Hispana, Whittier Narrows Park, Whittier, CA.
* Oct. 4, 2014: International Society of Black Latinos, Barnsdall Theater, Los Angeles, CA.
* Sep 27 & 28: Splash Festival.  Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA.
* Sep 14, 2015: Central America Independence Parade, Los Angeles, CA.
* Aug 15 -30, Exhibit on History of the Panama Canal Construction.
* Aug 10, 2014: "Unidos por la Danza, Anson Ford Amphitheater, Hollywood, CA.
* June 13, 2014: Annual Recognition Gala & Srta. Panama California 2014.
* Jan. 1, 2014: Panama at the 2014 Rose Parade, Pasadena, CA.
* Dec. 28, 2013: Banda Colegio Jose Daniel Crespo's Concert, Centinela Valley Center for the Arts, Lawndale, CA. 
* Oct. 26, 2013: Panama" Independence Parade, starting at Olympic & Broadway, downtown Los Angeles.
* Oct 19, 2013, 12 pm: Cultural Event, Orizaba Park, Long Beah, CA.
* Oct. 13, 2013, 4 pm: Junta Hispana, Whittier Narrows Park.
* Oct. 12, 2013: Gala Recognition & Srta. Panama California 2013, Lynwood H.S. Auditorium, Lynwood, CA 90262.
* Sep. 28 & 29, 2013: Splash Festival, Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA.
* Sep. 26, 5:20- 7 am: KTLA-Channel 5, Live from the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.
* Sept. 22, 2013: TriArt Festival, Port O' Call Village (at the South End), 1199 Nagoya Way, San Pedro CA 90731.
* May 26, 2013: Event at Quiet Canyon, Montebello, CA.
* May 25, 2013: Private Event, Encino, CA.
* March 3, 2013: Fundraising Hotel Raffle. 
* June 17, 2012, 11 am - 5 pm: Exhibit of Wounaan Basquet from Panama, Museum of Latin America Art.
* June 23, 2012: 2012 Recognition Gala, Celebrity Center, Hollywood.
* Sept. 29-30, 2012, 4 - 4:20 pm: Baja Splash, Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific.
* Oct. 27, 2012: Panama Independence Parade: On Broadway Blvd. downtown Los Angeles.
* Nov. 24, 2012: Independence Celebration, Hollywood, CA.
* Feb. 4 - May 28, 2011: Pre-Columbian Gold Exhibit "Gold" at Muzeo
* May 5, 2011: 5 de Mayo Celebration, St. Jude the Apostle School, Westlake Village, CA.
* May 22, 2011: Festival at the Van Nuys Court House.
* May 29: San Francisco Parade.
* July: Las Vegas World Folk Festival.
* Ago. 17, 201: Channel 52, Telemundo, Los Angeles, CA.
* Aug. 20, 2011: 20th Anniversary & Srta. Panama California Gala: Downey Civic Theater, Downey.
* Sep. 4, 2011: Festival Latinoamericano de Arte & Folklore, LA County Fair, Pomona, CA 91768.
* Sep. 9, 2011: Private Engagement, Carlsbad, San Diego.
* Sep. 24, 2011, 4 pm: Festival Cultural Baja Splash, Long Beach Aquarium, CA.
* Sep. 25, 2011, 10:30 am: Festival Cultural Baja Splash, Lon Beach Aquarium, CA.
* Oct. 9, 2011: Junta Hispana Festival, Whittier Narrows Park, S. El Monte, CA.
* Exhibit: 10 am-5 pm. Show: 2:30 pm
* Oct. 22, 2011, 10 am: Panama Independence Parade: On Broadway Blvd. downtown Los Angeles.
* Oct. 23, 2011, 2 pm & 7 pm: Semblanza Latinoamericana 2011, Downey Civic Theater, Downey.
* Jan. 23, 2010: La Canada Flintridge Country Club.
* Mar. 13, 2010: Presentation of Book "CentroAmericans in Los Angeles. CARECEN, Los Angeles.
* May 23, 2010: Fandango 5, Rancho de la Cordillera, Northridge.
* July 10 & 11, 2010: Las Vegas Annual World Folk Festival.
* July 25, 2010: Levitt Pavi Los Angeles.
* Aug. 29, 2010: Semblanza Latinoamericana: Dress Reherasal.
* Oct. 23 & 24: Semblanza Latinoamericana: Final Nights. Ricardo Montalbal Theater, Hollywood.
* Nov. 13, 2010: Panama Independence Parade: on Broadway Blvd. downtown Los Angeles.
* Dec. 31, 2010: Pan Canal Alumni Association Gala: Millenium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles.
* Jan. 3, 2009: St. James Catholic Church, La Crescenta, CA.
* Feb.3, 2009: LAC + USC Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.
* June 6, 2009: Wedding Reception: The Langham Hotel, Pasadena, CA.
* June 24-28, 2009: Nova Scotia International Festival, Canada.
* July 31, 2009: Ayres Hotel Manhattan Beach, Hawthorne, CA.
* Aug. 8, 2009: Wedding Reception. Fowler Garden, Pasadena, CA.
* Aug. 23, 2009: Recording for TV.
* Aug. 30, 2009: House of Panama, Balboa Park, San Diego.
* Sep. 12, 2009: Latin American Parade & Festival. Long Beach, CA.
* Oct. 10, 2009: Srta. Hispanidad Los Angeles 2009, L.A. Latino Theater Center, CA.
* Oct. 17, 2009: Semblanza Latino Americana 2009, L.A. Latino Theater Center, CA.
* Nov. 7, 2009: Panama Independence Parade:
* Apr. 19, 2008, Children's Week, Culver City, CA .
* May 25, 2008, Desfile de las 100 Polleras, Carnaval de San Francisco, CA.
* Jul. 19, 2008, Wedding Menjivar-Grimaldo, Northridge, CA.
* Jul. 21, 2008, Presentation for Investors in Real Estate and Tourism, Sky Room, Long Beach, CA.
* Jul. 22, 2008, Panama Tourism Conference, Sky Room, Long Beach,, CA.
* Aug. 24, 2008, International Folk Festival. Levitt Pavillion at MacArthur Park, Los Angeles, CA.
* Aug. 27, 2008, Celebrating the Culture of Panama. Channel 52 Telemundo. Los Angeles, CA.
* Sep. 6 & 7, 2008: 2008 Baja Splash Cultural Festival. Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA.
* Nov.15, 2008, San Diego Independence Celebration, Hilton Hotel, San Diego, CA 92108.
* Oct. 18, 2008: Panama Independence Parade, downtown Los Angeles, CA.
* Oct. 12, 2008, Desfile de la Hispanidad 2008, 12 pm, downtown Los Angeles, CA.
* Dec. 7, 2008, Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. MacLeod Dr., Las Vegas, NV.
* Dec. 5 - 10, 2007: Festival Internacional de Culturas de Puerto Rico. Tour around the island.
* Nov. 9, 2007: Titan Theater, California State University. Presented by the Associated Students, CSUF.
* Nov. 3, 2007: Panama's Independence Parade: starting on Olympic & Broadway until Broadway & First St.
* Sun., Oct. 14, 2007, Feria Junta Hispana celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Lincoln Park, Los Angeles.
* Oct. 12, 2007: Gala del Folklore Hispano Americano 2007. Torrance Performing Arts Center.
* Sep. 15, 2007: Central American Independence Day Celebration. Mac Arthur Park, Los Angeles, CA.
* Sep. 14,2007: Opening Ceremony of the Hispanic Heritage Month, Los Angeles City Hall.
* July 28, 2007: Javiritzel Courtney's Quinceaños: Hotel Panama, Panama City, Panama.
* July 7, 2007: San Fernando Park, San Fernando, CA.
* June 30, 2007: Dinner at The Ranch: MultiCultural Music and Arts Foundation of Northridge.
* Jun. 16, 2007: "Semblanza Latinoamericana", Ricardo Montalban Theatre, Hollywood, CA.
* May 27, 2007: Memorial day Weekend: 29th Annual Carnaval San Francisco Grand Parade.
* May 10, 2007: Glendale Public Library, Glendale, CA.
* May 4, 2007: Cinco de Mayo Celebration, East Los Angeles College.
* Mar.21, 2007: Los Angeles Valley College: International Celebration, Van Nuys, CA.
* Nov. 4, 2006: Panama Independence Parade, Los Angeles, CA.
* Oct. 29, 2006: San Diego Dance Alliance, CA.
* Oct. 19, 2006: Private Performance, Los Angeles, CA.
* Oct. 5 - 8, 2006: Festival Internacional de Danza Folklorica 2006: Rosario Beach Hotel, B. C., México.
* Sep.3, 2006: Desfile de Independencia DEFISAL.
* Aug.16, 2006: Museum of Latin America Art, Long Beach.
* Aug.6, 2006: Pico Rivera Concert in the Park, Pico Rivera, CA 90660.
* Aug.1, 2006: "Cada Día" con María Antonieta Collins, Telemundo, celebrating 15th Anniversary of VPO.
* Jul.1, 2006: Gina Galvan & Carlos Villegas' Wedding Day, Los Angeles, CA.
* May 5, 2006: East Los Angeles College: 5 de Mayo Celebration.
* Apr. 29, 2006: Westside Waldorf School: 1229 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401.
* Nov. 5, 2005 - Panama Independence Parade.
* Nov. 3, 2005: Craft and Folk Arts Museum. A Journey through the Darien Rainforest.
* Oct. 15, 2005: Daniel O. Crespo Foundation Fund Raising, Chatsworth, CA.
* Sep. 18, 2005: Festival & Parade: Central American Independence - COFECA: Los Angeles, CA.
* Sep. 16, 2005: Reception at the City Hall, 200 N. Spring, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
* Sept. 11,2005: Pearson Amphitheatre, 401 N. Lemon Street, Anaheim, CA. Multicultural Festival.
* Sept. 3, 2005: Radisson Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles, CA. Private Event.
* Aug. 20, 2005: 8311 Regal Court, Fontana, CA 92335.
* Jul.9, 2005: San Fernando Middle School, 130 N. Brand Blvd., San Fernando, CA.
* Jun. 4, 2005: Srta. Panama CA 2005, Florentine Gardens, Hollywood, CA 90028 .
* May 14, 2005: NoHo Festival, North Hollywood, CA
* May 4, 2005: Mission College, Sylmar, CA.
* Apr.8, 2005: Hillcrest School, Thousand Oaks, CA.
* Mar. 5, 2005: Toma de Posesión de COFECA: Florentine Gardens, Hollywood, CA 90028
* Feb. 13, 2005: The Mudpuppy Coffee House, Los Angeles, CA 90065. Florence Tsang Pictorial Exhibition.
* Jan. 8, 2005: National Migrant Day, Our Lady of Los Angeles Cathedral & St. Peter's Italian Church.
* Nov. 19 & 20, 2004: Encuentro Anual de Grupos Folkloricos en USA, San Francisco.
* Nov. 6, 2004: Gala de Independencia de Panama, Florentine Gardens, 5955 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood.
* Oct. 10, 2004: Saint Patrick's Festival, North Hollywood.
* Sep. 19, 2004, Central American Independence Parade & Festival.
* Sep. 18, 2004: James Armstrong Theatre (Torrance Civic Auditorium).
* Dec. 5, 2004: La Peña Festival, Glendale College.
* Nov. 19 & 20, 2004: Encuentro Anual de Grupos Folkloricos en USA, San Francisco.
* Nov. 6, 2004: Gala de Independencia de Panama, Florentine Gardens, Hollywood.
* Oct. 10, 2004: Saint Patrick's Festival, North Hollywood.
* Sep. 19, 2004: Central American Independence Festival & Parade. Los Angeles, CA.
* Sep.18, 2004: James Armstrong Theatre, Torrance Civic Auditorium.
* Aug. 13, 2004: Anson Ford Amphitheatre, Hollywood, CA.
* Aug. 7, 2004: Long Beach Public Library, Panama Canal Pictorial Exhibit.
* Jul. 2, 2004: Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.
* Jun. 13, 2004: Miss Panama California 2004, International Celebrity Center, Hollywood, CA.
* Jun. 5, 2004: Northridge Salute Festival.
* Apr. 24, 2004: Las Vegas. NV
* Mar. 28, 2004: Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.
* Mar. 5, 2004: Hillcrest School, Thousand Oaks, CA.
* Jan. 31, 2004: Jason Project, Yucaipa, CA.
* Dec. 6 & 7, 2003: Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA. 7 p.m.
* Nov. 7, 2003: Radisson Newport Beach Hotel: International Living's Live Overseas Conference.
* Sep. 14, 2003: Panama's Centennial at the Central American Independence Parade.
* Sep. 12-14, 2003: Central American Independence Celebration.
* Aug. 23, 2003: Oceanside Multicultural Fair, 1210 Division Street, Oceanside, CA.
* Aug. 16, 2003, Gala Night with Justine Pasek - Miss Universe 2002 & Horacio Prado, 7 p.m.
* Aug. 15, 2003: Anson Ford Theatre, Hollywood, CA.
* Aug. 3, 2003: Salvadoran Day, Exposition Park.
* July 6, 2003: Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach.
* July 4, 2003: San Fernando Park's Celebration, 2 p.m.
* June 14, 2003: Santa Barbara Caribbean Festival.
* May 30, 2003: Northridge's Salute Festival, 4 p.m.
* May 5, 2003: Multi-Cultural Dance Festival, Bixby Park, Long Beach, CA.
* May 3, 2003: La Peña Festival, Glendale College, CA.
* Jan. 4, 2003: St. James Catholic Church, Montrose, CA.
* Dec. 17, 2002: Christmas Celebration, Wellness Community at Our Lady of the Valley, Canoga Park, CA.
* Dec. 8, 2002: La Peña Festival, Glendale College.
* Nov. 2 & 3, 2002, Latino Book & Family Festival, Performance and Exhibit, L. A. Convention Center.
* Oct. 6, 2002: International Festival of Masks, Crafts & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
* Sep. 28, 2002: Audition for San Diego's All Nations Dance Festival.
* Sep. 15, 2002: Central American Independence Parade, Los Angeles, CA.
* Sep. 14, 2002: Reception for Justine Pasek, Miss Universe 2002, Radisson Wilshire Plaza, Los Angeles.
* Aug. 17, 2002: Audition in Laguna Beach, CA.
* July 4, 2002: 4th of July Celebration, San Fernando Park, CA.
* June 30, 2002: Fiesta Shalom, Woodley Park, Van Nuys, CA.
* June 15, 2002: Caribbean Festival, Santa Barbara, CA.
* June 1, 2002: Salute Northridge Festival, Northridge Park, CA.
* May 26, 2002, San Francisco Parade, San Francisco, CA.
* May 19, 2002: NoHo International Festival, North Hollywood, CA.
* May 11, 2002: Glendale College, La Peña Festival.
* May 9, 2002: Hollywood Bowl Plaza, International Mother's Day Celebration.
* Apr. 28, 2002: San Gabriel Street Fair, San Gabriel Mission CA.
* Apr. 27, 2002: Private performance. Riverside.
* Feb.15, 2002: Museum of Cultural Diversity. South Bay Pavilion 20700 Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA.
* Jan. 9-11, 2002. The 9th San Diego International Dance Festival, Mandeville Auditorium, La Jolla, CA.
* Dec. 16 & 23, 2001Christmas at the Rancho, Multicultural Music & Arts Foundation of Northridge.
* Dec. 2, 2001. Tapestry Of America, Temple Bar, Santa Monica.
* Dec. 1, 2001. La Peña Festival, Glendale College.
* Nov. 2, 2001 Channel 34, Univision. Panama's Independence Celebration.
* Oct. 13 & 14 2001.Los Angeles Latino Book & Family Festival, L.A. Convention Center.
* Sep. 29,2001. Hispanic Heritage Celebration. Mormon Church, Van Nuys.
* Aug. 26, 2001. Raleigh Studios, Manhattan Beach. Filming Movie promo for KRCW 89.9 FM Radio Station.
* Aug. 19, 2001. Audition for the "Nations of San Diego International Dance Festival", San Diego.
* July 14, 2001. Panama: 500 years. Museum of Cultural Diversity, city of Carson.
* Jul. 4, 2001. City of San Fernando's 4th of July Celebration, San Fernando.
* Jun. 17, 2001.NoHo Festival 2001. North Hollywood.
* Jun. 16, 2001.Channel 25 (Adelphia) and Channel 36 (@LA), live from NoHo Fest.
* May 20, 2001. La Feria de los Niños, Hollenbeck Park, Los Angeles.
* May 5, 2001. Cinco de Mayo Celebration. Placita Olvera., Los Angeles.
* May 4, 2001. Museum of Latin American: Art Exhibit of Panamana, Long Beach.
* Apr. 28, 2001. World Day of the Dance and Celebration of 10th Anniversary of VIVA PANAMA.
* Apr. 14, 2001.Gala of Ayuda Internacional. Universal Hilton Hotel, Universal City.
* March 31, 2001. Phanatic Dance Performance", Glendale College, CA.
* Dec. 2000. Christmas Celebration, New Mission Theater, Northridge, CA.
* Oct. 2000. Parade of Nations, Lynwood High School.
* Oct. 2000. Noche de Poetas, El Portal Theatre for the Arts, North Hollywood.
* Oct. 2000. Re-Descubriendo Las Américas,San Juan, Puerto Rico.
* Oct, 2000. International Fall Festival, Canoga Park (since 1999).
* Sep.2000. Shalom Fiesta, Cal State University Northridge.
* Aug. 2000. Los Angeles Latino Book and Family Festival, L.A. Convention Center.
* Sep.200. Children's Festival of the Arts, Hollywood.
* Aug. 2000. International Family Festival, Westchester (since 1996).
* Jul. 2000. San Fernando's 4th of July Celebration, San Fernando.
* 2000: Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach.
* 2000: International Celebrity Centre, Hollywood.
* 2000: Mother of Sorrow Church, Los Angeles.
* 2000: Salute Festival of Northridge.
* Since 1993: UCLA's Music and Dance on the Grass Festival.
* May 2000: Gala at CSUN Performing Arts Center.
* Since 1999. Eco Maya Festival, Hollywood.
* Since 1198. Feria de Los Niños, Los Angeles, CA.
* Since 1999: Concerts at the Ranch, Northridge.
* Since 1999: Museum of Cultural Diversity, Carson.
* May 1998: L.A. Fiesta Broadway, Los Angeles.
* A World of Folk Dance, Culver City.
* Latino Hispanic Commission Festivals, Los Angeles.
* Christopher Columbus Celebration, Killeen, Texas.
* San Diego City Multicultural Festivals, Balboa Park.
* 1997: United Nations' 50th Anniversary,Hollywood.
* 1997: South West Museum, Los Angeles.
* 1997: Latino Food Festival, Whittier Narrows Park, CA.
* 1993-94: Mormon Temple Multicultural Festivals, Los Angeles, CA.
* 1995: Miss Panamerican International Beauty Pageant, Japan American Theatre.
* 1995: Celebration USA, 4th of July, Rose Bowl, Pasadena.
* Since 1995: San Francisco Carnival, CA.
* Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Los Angeles.
* 1994-1996: San Gabriel Festival, CA.
* 1994: South Gate Street Fair,.CA.
* 1994: Marina del Rey Music Festival.
* 1994: Little Tokyo Spring Festival, Los Angeles.
* 1993-1996: Jugaremos en Familia, Los Angeles.* 1993-1995: International Festival of Masks, Craft & Fol
k Art Museum, Los Angeles