A cultural summer at the Las Perlas Archipelago
This year 620 people of five districts around the Las Perlas Archipelago held their cultural summer program with an important component of community participation. This was the sixth version of the Cultural Program de Sol a Sol that the Casa Taller Foundation, located at the City of Knowledge, has been conducting since 2005 in communities of Darien and Panama, as part of different projects under their responsibility.
This time the Program was sponsored by the technical cooperation program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Fund for poverty reduction of the Korean government, as part of the company’s Pearl Island social responsibility.
The Cultural Summer Program de Sol a Sol in its 2012 version was conducted in five districts around the Las Perlas Archipelago. This program is part of the social construction strategy for the governance of the creative social cultural development project ENTRAMAR, proposed and run by the Casa Taller Foundation for the Pearl Island CSR program. This way projecting local development work carried out on the Pedro Gonzalez Island.
The strategy seeks to strengthen the cultural identity of the people of the archipelago and their concept of territorial unity. Cultural Summer de Sol a Sol is projected regionally making the Pedro Gonzalez Island the epicenter of a cultural movement that commits territorially linked communities through social and historical reasons.