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 →

February 13th – World Radio Day

February 13th – World Radio Day For 2017, the theme of the Day is “Radio is You”, which is about radio stations “listening to their listeners”. The objectives of the Day will be to raise greater awareness among the public and the media of the importance of radio; to encourage decision makers to establish and.. read more →


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 →