Traditional Attire Contest at Guarare
Member of the jury who evaluated the attire worn by the contestants.
The contestants not only wear the clothes, they also represent a traditional work. This one is showing the process of throwing a fishnet.
One of the male contestants separates the corn grains as part of his performance during the event.
The four winners of the male contest (work attire)
Many people enjoy this traditional event.
A girl performing her act for the contests. She is representing a visit to the local traditional healer.
Another contestant uses the "pilon", a device used to peel rice.
Girl performing the task of bringing food and beverage to her husband who works on the fields.
Woman dressed in the traditional way of attending mass.
A very rare pollera, made more than a hundred years ago in Chinese silk.
Coleta shirt contestants. This type of shirt is used for parties and special events.
A contestant shows the quality of his Coleta shirt to the jury.
A Panamanian campesino from La Colorada de Santiago performs a saloma while carrying a motete on his back.
The last competition was the Pollera Montuna for festivities.
A pollera montuna is evaluated by the contest' s jurors.
A contestan displays her beautiful montuna to our cameras.
The contest is divided in four independent competitions: Male work attire, female work attire, male Coleta Shirt for celebrations, and Female Pollera Montuna for celebrations.
In addition to the contest, there are musical and artistic performances.