SAFEGUARDING THE INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF ARUBA, BONAIRE, CURACAO, SABA, SINT EUSTATIUS, SINT MAARTEN AND SURINAME

In May 2014, the project ‘Strengthening the capacities of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, StEustatius, St. Maarten and Suriname to implement the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage’ was launched in the Dutch Caribbean islands and Suriname, with the support of a contribution from the Government of the Netherlands to the Intangible Cultural.. read more →

International Day of the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

International Day of the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition Events to Organized: 20th Anniversary of the UNESCO Slave Route Project -          Youth Parliament – Discussion in Parliament on Human trafficking and its impact -          SIMARC (St. Maarten Archaeological Center)students will make a short film (approx. 15-20 minutes) about Slave Route Heritage on.. read more →

UNESCO to Foster, Safeguard Heritage

UNESCO to foster, safeguard heritage Philipsburg – Public, private and non-governmental culture stakeholders on the island of a diverse range of backgrounds, including performance art, archaeology, history and agriculture, are attending a two-day NAtional Consultation that kicked off at University of St. Marrtin on July 3. The consultation aims to introduce and sensitise these stakeholders,.. read more →