Carnival foundation responds to comments Minister of TEATT and PM

~ The SCDF would like to issue the following statement in response to comments made today by the Minister of TEATT and PM ~ PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) on Wednesday said its responsibility is to always prepare for Carnival, the island’s biggest festival and it will continue to do so until it is clear More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, November 29th, 2020

SCDF moves ahead with Carnival 2021 preparations

~ Says financial realities unavoidable ~ PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) is moving ahead with its plans towards hosting a safe Carnival 2021 and stressed that St. Maarten’s More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Carnival 2020 registration closes November 1

The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) has reminded all Carnival stakeholders that registration for Carnival 2020 closes on November 1, 2019. The foundation opened registration for Carnival in June, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Celebration of color, vision and creativity highlighted in Mardigras

MARIGOT — It’s that time of the year again when costume designers think outside the box to deliver the masterpiece that will not only be appealing to the audience that lined the route. But also to impress More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 19th, 2018

Minister Stuart Johnson launches Golden Box with 50 season passes for Carnival-50

~ Fifty season passes up for grabs for Carnival-50 ~ PHILIPSBURG—The Golden Box has been launched at the Government Administration Building, and the entire island is invited to fill in their Carnival Pass raffle More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Urges St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation to Find Alternatives to Balloon Jump-ups and Parades for Carnival 50

PHILIPSBURG — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation is urging the SCDF to find sustainable alternatives to using balloons during two events for next year’s celebration of fifty years of carnival. The Nature More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

“Rio goes Green” – regular plastic cups banned from the 2018 Lighted Parade

PHILIPSBURG – the 7th Annual Lighted Parade – “Destra Edition” which will take place on August 18th, 2018, in Philipsburg, is promised to be the “Greenest” parade ever, as the Management of Rio Productions More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 13th, 2018

Posh Productions Presents Pageantry Plans for Carnival 2019

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018, in the conference room at the House of Parliament, Anna Richardson, the director of Posh Productions presented the organization’s pageantry plans for Carnival More...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Destra “Queen Of Bacchanal” Main Feature During The 7th Annual Lighted Parade

PHILIPSBURG — On Monday Night Rio Productions announced the official line up for the Lighted Parade 2018, and this year no other than the world-renowned Queen of Bacchanal “Destra Garcia” will be the More...

By Desk Editor On Monday, June 25th, 2018

SCDF congratulates former President Johnson on appointment as Minister

The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) congratulated former President of the foundation, Stuart Johnson, on being sworn in as St. Maarten’s Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs. “We are very More...

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