All about Celebrations

By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018

Rules for next Fuikdag now stricter

WILLEMSTAD - Like every year, in 2019, Fuikdag is organized on the first Sunday of the year. According to police, fire brigade and Coast Guard, the rules have been tightened again this year, in cooperation with More...

Christmas Fair Pietermaai 2
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Christmas fair, December 8, in Pietermaai district

WILLEMSTAD - On Saturday 8 December, a special Christmas market will take place in the Nieuwestraat starting at 4 o'clock. To get cozy together in the atmosphere for the holidays various Christmas stalls have been More...

Dutch King Willem-Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima arrive at the Nieuwe Kerk church in Amsterdam
By Edition On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Two day visit King and Queen

WILLEMSTAD - King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima have a busy schedule on 1 and 2 July during the celebration of Dia di Bandera (Flag Day). Undersecretary Raymond Knops of the Interior and Kingdom Relations is More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Everybody is invited to celebrate Flag Day

WILLEMSTAD - The people of Curaçao and also the visitors are invited to celebrate the Flag Day. The national celebration is on Monday 2 July at Brion plaza in Otrabanda. A special celebration this time, because More...

King's Day
By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018

King’s Night and King’s Day in Pietermaai District

WILLEMSTAD - Like every year, King's Night and King's Day are also celebrated in Pietermaai District. The national holiday on April 27 starts on Thursday 26 April with the Night of Orange from 16.00 with the traditional More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

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...

By Edition On Friday, December 29th, 2017

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...

By Edition On Friday, December 29th, 2017

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...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

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...

By Edition On Monday, October 9th, 2017

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...