Coridja Stars must save the Carnival of Curaçao
WILLEMSTAD - If the government had kept Multi Event Organization (MEO) as an organizer, then it would have been the end of carnival 2016. This is according to one of the representatives of the carnival groups in Curaçao.
Yesterday it was announced that Coridja Stars Productions will organize the carnival next year.
An interesting detail in this is that Curidja Stars Productions is headed by Corrine Djaoen-Genaro. She has led the Fundashon pa Desaroyo di Carnival (Fudeka) for many years, which the organization that organized the carnival until 2012. Because of dissatisfaction with Fudeka the carnival groups (AGKK) took the organization of the carnival in their own hands. Along with Kas di Kultura, AGKK has organized the festival in 2013 and 2014.
The representative indicated that it is a positive development that the government has appointed an organizer early in the year. Last year, it took until the end of the year before it was clear who was going to organize the event.