SAN DIEGO CONNECTION

La ciudad de San Diego fue el primer puerto importante de escala para los barcos que pasaban por el Canal de Panamá cuando se inauguró en 1915. Balboa Park es uno de los principales destinos de San Diego. Se llama "Balboa" porque el explorador Vasco Núñez de Balboa fue el primer europeo en cruzar el Istmo de Panamá hasta el Océano Pacífico y el Parque ofrecía una amplia vista del Océano Pacífico.
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In 1915, the City of San Diego hosted a Panama-California International Exposition to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal. San Diego was the first major port of call for ships passing through the newly opened Panama Canal.

IN THE NEWS


Why Is Panama City San Diego's Newest Sister City? (NBC San Diego) May 17, 2019
Cancillería apoya construcción de Museo de Panamá en San Diego, California (Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores) May 18, 2017
Making way for 9 new cottages (San Diego Union-Tribune) November 20, 2016
Feature Article April 4, 2016
Panama vows to build house in Balboa Park (San Diego Union-Tribune) July 22, 2015
San Diego's famous Balboa Park hits the century mark (Deseret News) July 17, 2015
House of Pacific Relations looking to expand with new cottages (The Daily Transcript) January 28, 2015
Habrá Cottages nuevo en Balboa Park - VidaLatina San Diego published an article highlighting the new cottages that will be built January 19, 2015
The House of Panama (La Casa de Panamá) Featured (Afro Latina Magazine) August 10, 2014
Un Pedacito de Panamá en San Diego (Ellas) Marzo 14, 2014
Panama coming to Balboa Park in 2015? ((San Diego Union-Tribune) October 31, 2012

UPCOMING EVENTS




All meetings will be held online due to State and City restrictions during the pandemic
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2 round-trip Coach tickets on Copa Airlines to Panama or the Caribbean
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  • Destinations Served by Copa Airlines in the Caribbean
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  • AMC Family Movie package - 4 movie vouchers, 2 popcorn & 4 drinks (Estimated value $116.00)
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Panama Heritage Day

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Come celebrate with us on Panama Heritage Day at Petco Park and cheer on Johan Camargo Ramos. Johan is a Panamanian professional baseball infielder for the Atlanta Braves.


To join us, purchase a Panama themed Heritage Day Game Package.
Game Package ($41.00) includes:
  1. 1 Game ticket
  2. 1 Limited-edition hat (received at the game)
  3. A donation to the House of Panama
Game Package only available for the first 500 people.  

To purchase tickets, contact Troy Jurney at (619) 795-5068 or email tjurney@padres.com


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