All about Music

By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018

AMAK is going to campaign against government for live music in downtown

WILLEMSTAD - AMAK, the interest group of musicians and artists will hold a manifestation against the government on Wednesday, July 18. The organization does not agree with the way that the government prohibits live More...

By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Music Platform Skempi goes international

WILLEMSTAD - Today marks the official launch day of the brand new Skempi platform, for which a press conference was held at the National Library of Curacao (BNK). Skempi is a music streaming platform that launched More...

By Edition On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Former Director Office Intellectual Property: Pay for playing music is basically negotiating

WILLEMSTAD - Composers, writers of song lyrics and musicians have the right to charge money if their music is played somewhere and also if it is played on the radio. It is not an obligation that they do that, but More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

‘Radio stations have to contribute, but in a transparent way’

WILLEMSTAD - Paying 3000 guilders per month in royalties is not the right way. That's what Bodino de Jong from Skempi says. The music platform, focused on the Caribbean, has been thinking for a while about a plan More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival: Program Thursday August 30

This is just to start giving you an idea of what to expect during the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. Silvestre Dangond Colombian singer and instrumentalist Silvestre Dangond has become a star with More...

By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018

Tomorrow third edition TEDxCuracao

WILLEMSTAD - Tomorrow the third edition of TEDxCuraçao will be held. One of the speakers is percussionist Roël Calister, who talks about how music and rhythm occur in everything in our lives. Veronique Toulon More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Randal Corsen wins Cola Debrot Award 2018

WILLEMSTAD - Randal Corsen receives the Cola Debrot Award 2018. The Curaçao pianist receives the cultural prize because of his merits for the Curaçao music. The presentation is on May 4. If anyone wants to attend More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Radio stations have to pay for played music

WILLEMSTAD - In about two months, radio stations will be obliged to pay for played music. Composers, lyricists and music publishers will then have to receive a fee. This was stated by Maribel Gomes of DK Legal. More...

Jiwan Gonesh, Elisabeth Kok, Gisgard Felida, Steven Martina, Janine de Wind
By Edition On Monday, February 26th, 2018

Curaçao Ponton Festival presents big names

WILLEMSTAD - Organizer Sumusica Curaçao B.V. today announced the program of the first edition of the Curaçao Pontoon Festival at acoya Curacao Resort Villa's & Spa. This music festival takes place from April More...

By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018

DJ Chuckie on J Balvin’s ‘Machika’ & Bubbling his way to the Billboard Latin Charts

The Suriname native who made his name on the Dutch club scene co-produced the J Balvin hit featuring Jeon & Anitta. Clyde Narain, known as DJ Chuckie on the international dance scene, has taken a road less traveled More...