Panama Canal to Celebrate 100 Years

By Eric Haun
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Photo: Panama Canal

To commemorate its centennial, the Panama Canal will host a series of events August 14-15 in Panama City to highlight the impact of the waterway during the past century.

On August 14 at 8 a.m., an expansion/Panama Canal tour will be held for guests to view the expansion construction site and the current locks.

An event at Miraflores Locks will be held August 15 at 7 a.m. to commemorate the opening of the Panama Canal, followed that night at 5:30 p.m. by the Centennial Gala, an artistic and musical event commemorating the canal’s 100 years and recreating the main moments of the construction of the Canal and its impact.

centennial.pancanal.com

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