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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 the panel of judges who were strategically positioned at Credit Mutuel. The troupes were judged by Janice Philips, Noah Mills and Paula Gordon, More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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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
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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
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“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
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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
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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
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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...

By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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Minister De Weever calls on nation to give ideas for the Golden 50 Carnival 2019

POND ISLAND — Sint Maarten — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF), the entity that organizes the annual Carnival festivities, this week started a campaign to garner ideas for the 50th More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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SCDF announces dates for Carnival 50th anniversary

~ Two month celebration being planned ~ The St.  Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) on Wednesday announced April 22, 2019, to May 6, 2019, as the dates for the 50th anniversary of St. Maarten Carnival. More...