21 OCTOBER • The Black Christ of Portobelo is an iconic religious figure in Portobelo, Panama. It is a statue of the crucified Jesus Christ with dark skin, hence its name. This statue holds significant cultural and spiritual importance in the region.
Every year, a major religious celebration is held in honor of the Black Christ of Portobelo, attracting pilgrims and tourists from all around. During this festival, the statue is carried in a procession through the streets of Portobelo.
It's a symbol of deep religious devotion and cultural heritage in the area.
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