National Unesco commission is almost there

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PHILIPSBURG – Efforts are underway to officially install the St. Maarten national commission for Unesco, Minister Jorien Wuite (Education, Culture, Youth and Sport) said at Wednesday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. Names have been submitted to the Governor at the suggestion of Unesco-St. Maarten Secretary-General Marcellia Henry. The commission More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Survivors take Troupe and Individual Titles

PHILIPSBURG — It was a combination of the uses of colors with huge doses of creativity that enabled the Survivors Productions who paraded under the theme ‘Simply Survivors’ to capture the awards More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Road March Competition ends on a bitter sweet note

PHILIPSBURG — “I would never wish the level of embarrassment and heartache I went through last night on my worst enemy! What happened and how it happened was very unfortunate, but hey, c’est la vie.” More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, April 14th, 2018

The 2018 Carnival season officially opened

FESTIVAL VILLAGE, PHILIPSBURG — The 2018 Carnival season was opened officially with a twist last evening when the SCDF allowed the trucks that provided music for the thousands of revellers to drive across More...

5th Annual Balloon Parade truck
By The Publisher On Monday, April 9th, 2018

Balloon parade ushers in the colorful aspect of carnival

Cul-de-Sac — What began as an experiment back in the 14th century has since been incorporated into huge festivities like carnival. Case in point is the balloon parade that took place yesterday afternoon which More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Children’s rights films at Belair Community Center

PHILIPSBURG – Friday at 7.30 p.m. five mini-movies will be featured at the Belair Community Center as part of Unicef’s Children’s Rights Film Festival. Minister Jorien Wuite (Education, Culture, Youth and More...

Marlo Maduro as Moana
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 25th, 2018

INDISU’s “Moana” is exactly what the island needs

PHILIPSBURG — On Saturday, March 24th, 2018, the theater show Moana was opened by the show’s director, Susha Hien, who recounted how initially their first choice was to do Beauty and the Beast, but More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Volunteers help turning the Old House into natural history museum

QUARTIER D’ORLEANS – Just outside of French Quarter, the Old House is coming back to life again. Volunteers from both sides of the  island spend their Saturdays cleaning up the place and getting it ready for More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Crowd attends opening of the Art Box

PHILIPSBURG – Minister Jorien Wuite (Education, Culture, Youth and Sports) did the honours on Thursday evening, performing the ceremonial ribbon cutting together with Zdenka Ciric to mark the official opening More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Large turnout for post-Irma art exhibition

PHILIPSBURG – When Hurricane Irma destroyed Tess Verheij’s Artcraftcafé’s location in Old Street on September 6 of last year, the artist was heartbroken. But she bounced back, revived her art classes and More...