Panama Independence Day / Separation Day
Panama Independence Day / Separation Day is held on November 3. Celebrates the separation and independence of Panama from Colombia in 1903. This event in the first decade of the month November is annual. Help us
Aside from their struggles to have their own self-governed country, Panama was a key factor in worldwide trade and commerce. The Independence Day of Panama has a complex history that led to this country having two major national days, November 3rd and 28th, and a month full of celebrations and Panamanian pride.
Panama is the only place in the world where you can see the sun rise on the Pacific and set on the Atlantic. The canal generates fully one-third of Panama's entire economy. "A man, a plan, a canal; Panama." is a palindrome. Panama was the first Latin American country to adopt the U.S. currency as its own.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Colón Day in Panama on November 5 (Colon is a city and seaport in Panama, beside the Caribbean Sea, lying near the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal. It is the capital of Panama's Colón Province and has traditionally been known as Panama's second city);
Cry of Independence Day in Panama on November 10 ("Primer Grito de Independencia de la Villa de los Santos" celebrating The Gesture of Rufina Alfaro and the uprising in the Villa de los Santos against Spain);
Journalists Day in Panama on November 13 (Día del Periodista. Date commemorating the death of journalist and poet Gaspard Octavio Hernandez in 1918);
Panama Independence Day on November 28 (celebrate the independence of Panama from Spain in 1821);