Harpy Festival at Summit Park
Sunday, April 9 2017 the Summit Municipal Park in Panama City will host the XV edition of Festi Harpía 2017, a celebration to pay homage to Panama’s national bird, the Harpy Eagle.
The festival will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday offering visitors to take in the abundance of biodiversity in the area the fifth harpy eagle to reside in the Park. "Panama" is 7 years and eight months old and is the first harpy eagle born in a United States zoo. Panama the harpy eagle arrived on the isthmus June 15, 2013.
Visitors will also be able to visit the museum on site that offers more information on the biology of the eagle, it’s reproductive habits and the influence that this bird has had on Panama, from pre-Columbian times to the present day.
The cost of general admission is $ 2.00, and for retirees and students $ 1.00, children under 5 are free.
There will be a special Metro Bus route to Summit Park, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at a cost of $ 0.25. The bus will leave from the Terminal of Albrook Mall, Bay E.
This activity is organized by the Mayor of Panama and the Friends of the Eagle Harpia Board. All proceeds will be donated to the environmental education program of the Board, the maintenance of the Harpy Eagle and other related projects.