Inventorying St. Maarten’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

The Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO has begun the process of inventorying St. Maarten’s Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH).  Members of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Committee, Clara Reyes and Marcellia Henry have started the process of visiting various groups in the community to discuss St. Maarten’s Cultural Heritage.  During these meetings / presentations, these groups.. read more →

Cultural Identity and Heritage Presentation at St. Maarten Youth Desk

On January 27th and 29th , the St. Maarten National Commission for UNESCO (United Nations, Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) held sessions on ‘Cultural Identify’ for the newly opened St. Maarten Youth Desk.  These sessions which were organized by the Department for Youth Affairs for secondary school students, focused on explaining what is ‘Cultural Identity’.. read more →

International Peace Day Culture Manifestation

The general public was invited to a Culture Manifestation at the Library on Sunday September 21, 2014 from 4:00 – 6:00PM to commemorate International Peace Day. At the event, many cultural organizations displayed their culture in different art forms: dance, music, fashion and poetry. These activities were organized by the Rotary Clubs on Sint Maarten/.. read more →