All about Carnival

Tumba
By Edition On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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69 Tumbas for upcoming Tumba Festival

WILLEMSTAD – There were a total of 69 entries for the Tumba Festival last weekend. This is substantially more than previous years. 69 tumbero's will compete for the title Tumba King. The man with the most compositions More...

Carnival
By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Our Carnival history

Everywhere in the world that carnivals have taken root and grown, they have become unique events unto themselves, and the premier cultural and party festival within the region. Early Carnival Celebrations At first More...

Curacao Carnival
By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Information evening on January 12 for leaders of Carnival Groups

WILLEMSTAD - An information meeting will be held on January 12 for the leaders of carnival groups and the drivers of the trucks. During this meeting, the organizers of the Carnival activities will give information More...

Carnival
By Edition On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Curaçao is Chicago Tribune’s one of four places to celebrate Carnival in the Caribbean

Carnival is about over-the-top, shed-your-inhibitions fun. Like Mardi Gras, it's traditionally a last chance for excess before the solemn season of Lent for Catholics. The annual bash is practically synonymous with More...

carnival
By Edition On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Carnival’s Princess Cruises to pay record fine for pollution, cover-up

MIAMI - Carnival’s Princess Cruises will pay a $40 million fine for dumping oily waste into the ocean – the largest penalty of its kind in history. The company also pleaded guilty to seven felony charges. A More...

Selikor-grof-vuil
By Edition On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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100 tons of garbage after Carnival

WILLEMSTAD - Almost 100,000 kilograms of garbage have been collected from the streets after the carnival celebrations. This was announced by the waste management company Selikor. That's 10 thousand kilos more than More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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Promotion for Curaçao during Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

WILLEMSTAD – As is widely known, the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro carries the name the World’s Largest Show. Curaçao, through a promotion done by the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), was able to catch the attention More...

Carnival
By Edition On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Curaçao’s Carnival: It’s all about colors

WILLEMSTAD - 25 groups presented beautiful colors during the Sunday parade of the Curaçao Carnival celebrations. According to all those we spoke to the parade was simple, but beautiful. “Our carnival represents More...

CCGG
By Edition On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Curaçao Carnival Goes Global (CCGG) video

WILLEMSTAD – This year the Curaçao Carnival is going global through the online streaming services of the CCGG! Sit back, relax and enjoy the Teener Parade, the Grand Parade and the Farewell Parade in different More...

police
By Edition On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Zero tolerance during carnival

WILLEMSTAD – The police will act firmly against violators this carnival weekend. The officers will have various checkpoints in different areas of the island, especially on the carnival route. The police will pay More...