(Prensa.com) Considered the Garden of the Americas, for its diversity of color, reflected in its diversity of flora that are exhibited and sold over 2 hectares, the International Fair of Flowers and Coffee offers a blend of aroma and flavor its excellent coffee.
Opened on January 10, 2013, this activity already meets more than 40 years in this region.
The district of Boquete is hosting this exhibition, one of the most anticipated, and which gives the visitor the most representative of agricultural production, craft and floral also can appreciate the artistic values.
The fair also sold crafts from other parts of the country can be seen performing arts, awards and recognition to exhibitors and there is a playground for the kids and teen disco.
This event showcases more than 35 varieties of plants in 35 gardens are crowded and the best coffee-growing production.
They have invested over $ 100,000 in the gardens that are all its splendor.
As the flowers are placed everywhere, wherever you go, you can smell the aromas and the coffee sold in small kiosks installed at throughout the fairgrounds.
Boquete is one of the towns for tourists of all ages have a great climate and flora, making it cozy in any season.
To carry out this activity begins a process of soil preparation, planting and transplanting from the month of February, so that just one year later, is at 100% and once flowering begins the exhibition the visitor can appreciate.
For this work used two to three hectares and employs around 11 people in the 25 gardens that are at the show.
There you can find more than 60 varieties of plants, including permanent and temporary, not counting the two orquidarios that are kept permanently at the fair.
Ezekiel Pittí, field coordinator at the fair, said this year held for four new varieties that have been planted in the open, are striking and accompanied them time.
The price of admission to the fair is one dollar and 75/100, 75/100 for seniors and children are free.
In this activity, the visitor can see, buy and appreciate the craft of about 250 exhibitors between merchants, governmental and agricultural exhibits.
That way, visitors can get close to the flags of Colombia, Peru and Ecuador, although there are also selling items typical Costa Rican home.
The agricultural sector, for its part, as well as floral, is held by the producers of the area.
In agriculture, for example, MIDA facilities have been expanded to give more space to exhibitors and farmers to showcase their products better.
This also includes the display of different coffee brands that are highly respected in the export market.
The regional director of the Tourism Authority of Panama, Palma Anabela said Boquete has become one of the ultimate destinations of the thousands of tourists who visit this fair and Chiriquí and hotel rooms are scarce province due to high demand.
He added that tourism contributes to improve the economy of all sectors in the region. That is, are directly benefiting the artisans, the transportation sector, supply and trade in general.
The President of the Fair Board, Reynaldo Serracín, said that this event will be attended by more than 100,000 people between foreign nationals and locals.