Wire Bending Program has commenced at the Sr. Borgia School from January 2021 to present. Thank you to Mr. Lambert Holder for sharing this skill with the next generation ensuring this aspect of our cultural heritage lives on! Thank you to Principal Jacobs for allowing the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO to launch this.. read more →

Constitution Day Service and Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventory Launch, Oct. 14, 2019

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY) – On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) in collaboration with the St. Maarten National Commission (NatCom) for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will be hosting a Constitution Day Ecumenical Church Service and an official launch.. read more →

St. Maarten accepted in Memory of the World Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean

St. Maarten has its first successful entrée of its documentary heritage in the Memory of the World Register for Latin America and Caribbean. The Memory of the World Programme (MoW) is a UNESCO initiative, created in 1992, aimed at preserving the documentary heritage of the world – housed in libraries, archives and museums – as a symbol of the collective.. read more →