Agri-Cultural Festival, Feb. 26, 2017

The Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO would like to congratulate Mr. Denicio Wyatte and Spaceless Gardens for organizing a wonderful Agri-Cultural Festival on Feb. 26, 2017. The event highlighted the importance of celebrating and investing in agriculture and culture on St. Maarten. Spaceless Gardens believes it’s essential to create and execute community-orientated projects that.. read more →

1st Annual S’Maatin International Mother’s Language Day Competition

On Tuesday February 21st, 2017 the Department of Culture in collaboration with the SG of UNESCO, Ms. Marcellia Henry, hosted the first annual S’Maatin International Mother’s Language Day competition. The competition consisted of students from the St. Maarten Academy/PSVE, and the Charlotte Brookson Academy. The students were divided into two categories; Poetry and Skit/Storytelling. The.. read more →

HEAD TYING CULTURE EXCHANGE

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library, the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO, and the SuriMaarteners (Suriname Group on St. Maarten) organized a Head Tying Workshops on Saturday, November 19th at the Philipsburg Jubilee Library between 10.00 am and 2.30 pm in the Medialab. Participation is free of charge.. The goal of the workshop was to be a cultural.. read more →