In the Republic of Panama, the Festival of the Mejorana is an event that takes place each year allowing for musicians and dancers from across the country to gather and celebrate as well as compete. The idea of competition provides a platform to discuss commonalities among the performers as well as their differences. This presentation will highlight the national pride of Panamanian folkloric performers as associated with a specific, annual festival venue.
Rhodes, Elizabeth, "The Festival of the Mejorana in Panama; the Spirit of Competition as Connected with National Pride" (2014). Textual Resources. Paper 1.
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