Jorge Drexler returns to the City of Knowledge Athenaeum, this time with his full band, as part of his tour to promote the album "Bailar en la cueva", which won two Latin Grammys 2014, including Best Singer-Songwriter Album and Best Recording of the Year. The concert, a benefit for the ParqueArte Foundation, will be held on Tuesday, February 3, at 8:00 p.m.
With the conviction that strengthening the resilience is key to the sustainable development of the region; experts from Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Honduras, Nicaragua, Uruguay and Japan will discuss proposals and challenges in this field in a global journey aboard the 86, organized by the Japanese NGO Peace Boat, arriving at Valparaiso port, Chile and Callao, Peru.
On January 16, 2015, the Technological University of Panama (UTP) and Alcenit Corporation –located at the City of Knowledge- signed a cooperation agreement to promote the exchange of knowledge between the productive and academic sectors, aiming towards technology management, innovation and software engineering.
The 30th Musical Youth Camp takes place at the City of Knowledge from January 19 to 30, 2015. The classrooms of the CDS Training and Business Center serve as practice places for all young people participating in the camp, and the closing concert will take place on January 30 at the Athenaeum.
More than 10,000 people celebrated the closing of the Panama Jazz Festival 2015, which paid tribute to musician Eric Dolphy, in a free and open to the public concert held at the City of Knowledge Central Quadrangle on Saturday, January 17.
The City of Knowledge campus continues this week –from January 12 to 17- to be the epicenter of jazz in the world, with the celebration of the Panama Jazz Festival (PJF).
The World Economic Forum and Global Entrepreneurship Monitor joined forces to release Leveraging Entrepreneurial Ambition and Innovation: A Global Perspective on Entrepreneurship, Competitiveness and Development, which examines the relationship of entrepreneurship and competitiveness from a fresh perspective.
In recent days a group of students from the College of Engineering of Villanova University, led by Professor Robert Traver, traveled to the City of Knowledge in order to work in developing a Storm Water Master Plan as part of their senior capstone design course.
The energetic and vibrant group Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band began the PJF concerts at the Athenaeum, after the artistic performance of the New England Conservatory, the oldest independent music school in the U.S. In addition, the Benny Golson Quartet thrilled the theater with an inspired performance of pure jazz.
On Tuesday, January 13, a delegation from Illinois State University (ISU) led by its President, Dr. Larry Dietz, visited the City of Knowledge Interpretive Center where they met with the Executive President of the FCDS, Prof. Jorge Arosemena, and the Vice President for Business Development, Rolando Armuelles.