The district of Chame celebrates 167 years since foundation
Chame is a small district of 3,520 km² of area. It is located in Panama’s Pacific Beaches right before Playa Coronado (which is technically in the district of Las Lajas).
Chame is a small district of 3,520 km² of area. It is located in Panama’s Pacific Beaches right before Playa Coronado (technically in the community of Las Lajas). Chame has eleven “corregimientos” which are Chica, Sorá, Buenos Aires, Las Lajas, Bejuco, Punta Chame, Nueva Gorgona, El Líbano, Sajalices, Cabuya and Chame.
The region is unique offering both beautiful beaches and mountain ranges. While Chame has seen more businesses opening that service not only in the town but in surrounding communities, it maintains a slower pace of life among its residents.
Sunday, September 18th Chame Panama will celebrate 167 years since the town’s founding, making Monday, September 19th a holiday for schools and local businesses.
The celebration will begin Saturday 17th of September with a mixed race for fun 10k/ 6k /1k from 7:00 am. Festivities will continue at 2:00 p.m. with the Cabalgata of Friends of Chame, and at 5:30 the torch festival.
Sunday morning at 7:00 a.m. there is a mass at the San Jose Church in Chame, and Cultural activities at 8:00 a.m. at the Municipality. at 9:30 the big parade begins in the town of Chame. The day finishes at 3:00 pm with the Queens pass and traditional closing ceremony.