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 →

Agri \ Cultural Training Program by Spaceless Gardens

The St. Maarten National Commission for UNESCO would like to congratulate Mr. Denicio Wyatte of Spaceless Gardens for commencing the Agri \ Cultural Training Skill Enhancement Program in the St. Peters Community. Spaceless Gardens is a recipient of funding from UNESCO via the Participation Programme 2016-2017. The goal of this Agri \ Cultural Training Program is to spark interest.. read more →

2016 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition Commerative Event

August 23rd was the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. To commemorate the UN observance, the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with the Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance (ACHA) and the Philipsburg Jubilee Library showed the DVD, ‘The Middle Passage’ a HBO Documentary and held a dialogue.. read more →