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Tula Monument
By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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‘Little known about Tula day activities’

WILLEMSTAD - The communication between Plataforma Sklabitut (Slavery Platform) and Herensia di Sklabitut (Slavery Heritage) and the Minister of Culture Marilyn Alcala-Wallé is not going very well. The minister More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Sint Maarten heritage inscribed in UNESCO Register

PHILIPSBURG - May 29, 2018 marks the anniversary of a historic event that took place 170 years ago. On Monday, May 29th,1848, the day after slavery was abolished in the French territories, 26 slaves residing on More...

Wiri
By Edition On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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New monument in Barber; the wiri

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has a new monument. At the roundabout in the little town of Barber in Bandabou. It has been there since Sunday. The monument represents two big-sized hands playing the ‘wiri’. On the pedestal More...

tambu
By Edition On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Tambú on intangible heritage list

WILLEMSTAD - The origins of Caribbean traditions and tambú and kaha di orgel were officially placed on the National Inventory Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Netherlands. The SPLIKA Foundation took the initiative More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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Curaçao Culture, Cuisine & Heritage Experience

With a beautiful opening, the event is back on track… WILLEMSTAD – Last Sunday, the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) reintroduced the cultural / tourism event; Curaçao Culture, Cuisine & Heritage Experience. More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Last Sunday, September 11, 2016 was the opening of the Curaçao Culture, Cuisine & Heritage Experience

WILLEMSTAD - Last Sunday, September 11, 2016 was the opening of the Curaçao Culture, Cuisine & Heritage Experience. The visitors had the opportunity to explore the uniqueness of our beautiful island and its More...

CTB
By Edition On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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Starting Sunday, September 11: Curaçao Culture, Cuisine & Heritage Experience

WILLEMSTAD - Many still remember the Curaçao Culture, Cuisine & Heritage Experience (CCCHE). It was in 2005 that Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) together with the private sector launched the project of CCCHE as More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Old plantations in Curaçao may become World Heritage

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch cabinet has decided to nominate plantations of West Curaçao as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Dutch Minister of Education, Jet Bussemaker has thus taken the advice of an international More...

PostNL
By Edition On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Willemstad adorns new postage stamp in Netherlands

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Postal Service is issuing a series of stamps this month, which also features the capital of Curaçao, Willemstad. It’s the historic center of Willemstad’s turn to be honored this way. More...

landhuis
By Edition On Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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Take a picture of a monument and be a winner

WILLEMSTAD - Heritage Foundation Curaçao is organizing a photo contest where you can win great prizes. This is due to their sixtieth anniversary. All residents of the island can participate in the contest by photographing More...