All about Celebrations

Central Bank
By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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CBCS celebrates 190th anniversary

WILLEMSTAD - Today marks the 190th anniversary of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS). In 1828, King Willem I of the Netherlands gave orders to establish a bank that had to create order in the More...

pagara
By Edition On Friday, December 29th, 2017
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Pagara Party XXL in Pietermaai District

WILLEMSTAD - On Sunday the year will end with an XXL Pagara Party in the Pietermaai District. With, as usual, the largest and longest Pagara (fireworks) of the island from Scuba Lodge to Café de Tijd. One and a More...

Fuikdag
By Edition On Friday, December 29th, 2017
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Fuik day on January 7

WILLEMSTAD - Fuik day 2018 is relatively late. January 7, because it is the first Sunday of New Year. The rules for that day will be issued on Monday. But they will not be much different from last year. For example, More...

autonomy
By Edition On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Curaçao’s 7th anniversary as an autonomous country in the Kingdom; is there really something to celebrate?

WILLEMSTAD - Since 10 October 2010, the Kingdom of the Netherlands has consisted of four countries: the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao and St Maarten. The Netherlands Antilles has been dissolved and its constituent More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Punda commences Autonomy Day

WILLEMSTAD - Today begins the celebration of Autonomy Day. Two days of celebration. The kick-off is at Handelskade this evening. The retailers' association Downtown Management, together with the government, has More...

Flag
By Edition On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Curaçao celebrates Flag and Anthem Day

WILLEMSTAD - During the celebration of Curaçao Flag and Anthem Day, the Minister of Culture, Marilyn Alcalá-Wallé has asked for all that are doing positive things for the island to continue to shine. The Minister More...

Mosque
By Edition On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Ramadan ends with the much anticipated festivity

WILLEMSTAD - the 40 days of fasting came to an end last weekend. This was celebrated with the well-known Sugar Party. Lots of food, drinks and a celebration that was also visited by the Prime Minister of Curaçao More...

lgbt
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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LGBT communities to celebrate IDAHOT on may the 17th

May the 17th is celebrated annually in more than 130 countries as the international day against Homophobia , Biphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT), it observes the world health organization’s decision in 1990 to More...

Coin
By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Silver King Willem-Alexander Commemorative Coin

WILLEMSTAD - The first commemorative coin of the year 2017 has a royal theme. On the occasion of the 50th birthday of HM King Willem-Alexander the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has issued a More...

Seu
By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Curaçao’s harvest parade was beautiful

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao held its 43rd “Marcha di Seú” on Sunday. The cultural parade to celebrate the harvest season is usually held on Easter Monday but was moved up six days because of the CARIFTA Games hosted More...