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

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By Edition On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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King’s Day a complete success in the streets of Punda and Otrabanda

WILLEMSTAD – Yesterday the streets of Punda and Otrabanda were filled with people. Every corner of the island was well represented in downtown to celebrate the King’s birthday. Since early in the morning it More...

Whiteman
By Edition On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Premier: “Government does not accept protest during King’s Day”

WILLEMSTAD – During the recent press conference of the Council of Minister, the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Dr. Bernhard Whiteman indicated that the government has strong evidence that there are certain groups More...

Kerry
By Edition On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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USA State gov: Koningsdag in the Kingdom of the Netherlands

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Netherlands as you celebrate Koningsdag on April 27. The United States and the Netherlands share a deep friendship, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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Busiest, happiest and friendliest day

WILLEMSTAD - King's Day yesterday was probably the busiest day of the year in downtown Punda. There was a fun and cozy mood everywhere and no one cared about the hot sun. Cooling down was done at the cafés. Bargains More...

Willem-Alexander
By Edition On Monday, April 27th, 2015
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Happy King’s Day

Today we celebrate King Willem-Alexander’s birthday. Koningsdag (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkoːnɪŋsˌdɑx] or King's Day is a national holiday in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Celebrated on 27 April (26 April More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 24th, 2015
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Streets closed due to King’s Day

WILLEMSTAD - In connection with the celebration of King's Day on Monday, April 27th a number of streets in Punda will be closed. Ruyterkade towards Plaza Sha Capriles is closed from 06:00 to 22:00. Traffic is diverted More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Another successful Stiletto Run at the Renaissance Mall and Rif Fort

WILLEMSTAD – While everybody was celebrating the King’s day and enjoying the ambiance at the Renaissance Mall and Rif Fort, there were high hopes for the Stiletto Run. This event has been taking place for a More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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King’s day

WILLEMSTAD - King's Day ("Koningsdag" in Dutch) is a national holiday in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which includes Curacao, on which we celebrate the birthday of our King. It is generally celebrated on April More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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To be, or not to be a drag-queen

Willem Alexander, the new Dutch King, stood as a child on the steps of grandmother Queen Juliana’s Palace, a 17th century former hunting lodge in Soestdijk, of Cornelis de Graaf, Mayor of Amsterdam. Annually, More...