What is the Festival?
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What is the Festival de Diablos y Congos of Portobelo?

It is a biennial cultural and touristic event whose centerpiece is a colorful and impressive show in which groups of congos, diablos, musicians and singers from a large number of towns and the capital city of the province of Colón present to the public their better skills, skills and creations in masks, costumes, dances and songs.

As complementary activities, a fair of handicrafts, drinks and food typical of the region, as well as photographic and / or plastic exhibitions related to these afro-colonial manifestations are organized.

Its objectives are to promote a process of rescue and preservation of the intangible cultural heritage of the region; Strengthen the sense of identity and belonging of its inhabitants, create income generating opportunities for the natives of the district and offer a space for meeting and enjoy cultural events unique to the audience.