Carnival in Curaçao

Curacao Carnival

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao's Carnival is one of the largest and longest-lasting Carnival spectacles of the Caribbean and one of the best times to visit the island. Carnival began as a Catholic rite to represent the Christian practice of “Carne Levale,” or giving up meat for Lent. In the 19th century, Curaçao continued the tradition by organizing masquerade More...

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Carnival
By Edition On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Children’s carnival parade: “Simple but colorful”

WILLEMSTAD – Yesterday the children on the island celebrated their first parade through the streets of downtown Willemstad. A total of 872 children divided into 14 groups walked the streets of Willemstad dancing More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Construction Kooyman Megastore started

WILLEMSTAD - Kooyman has begun with the construction of a new Megastore with a drive-thru in Curaçao. This megastore comes at the Jan Noorduynweg. A part of the steel framework of the building is already there. The More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Punda Vibes unveiled “Love lock” heart sculpture to celebrate Valentines

WILLEMSTAD - As part of the ongoing beautification of Punda and to celebrate the local artist community, Punda Vibes commissioned a celebratory heart sculpture by Carlos Blaaker. The sculpture is made of metal mesh More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Pasabon now also available as smartphone app

WILLEMSTAD – Since the end of last year, event guide “PasaBon Paper” is available at more than 325 locations on the island. The guide proves to provide an up-to-date overview of all the activities that take More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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World Cancer day Feb 4-2017

Cancer awareness has become a global health priority at a time when it is the second leading cause of death worldwide(more than 8 million death every year), today more than twice as many people die from cancer More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Carnival lovers ready for final day Tumba Festival 2017

WILLEMSTAD – About ten thousand people will be present in the Festival Center tonight to enjoy the thirty Tumbas that classified for the last round in the Tumba Festival. These Tumbas will be accompanied by thirteen More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Premiere of Double Play movie resounding success

ROTTERDAM - “With this movie I tried to establish my love for Curaçao. I hope I did justice to the novel of Frank Martinus Arion,” said Director Ernest Dickerson on the stage after the world premiere of Double More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Fashion Forward: Flow customers in for a treat as Monday Night TV heats up with Caribbean’s Next Top Model Season 3 on Flow1

WILLEMSTAD - Flow customers will have front row seats as Caribbean's Next Top Model (CaribeNTM) Season 3 heats up Monday night television with its double-length series premiere on January 30th at 9 pm -- exclusively More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Massive productions sprinkles Rogue Magic on Su Legria dance festival

WILLEMSTAD - In Papiamentu, the words “Su Legria” loosely translate as “his or her happiness.” In that case, the one of the largest dance festivals on the Caribbean island of Curaçao is very aptly named. More...