The typical Panamanian Kipá created by the hands of the Panamanian artisan, Juan Quirós, of Coclé, who makes our typical hat, declared intangible cultural heritage of the Humanity (UNESCO), has caused a sensation in the International Fair of Arts and Crafts of Jerusalem (Hutzot Hayotzer Fair) among the Israeli religious public, since the kippah is made with the same material with which it makes our typical hat.
Quiros, in addition to selling the typical Panamanian hat, shows and explains to the Israeli public, the preparation of the garment with natural fibers typical of the tropics. It emphasizes that there is no industrialization of hat making so the customer is assured that everything has been done by hand through techniques passed from generation to generation.
The beauty of the Panamanian hat has been appreciated by the participants at the fair and its sale has coincided with a very hot month, which reinforces the saying "cowboy, in August he does not take the sun without a hat" and that has helped the sale . The fair takes place from 6 to 18 August, in the Sultan's Pool in front of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.