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Government cancels Carnival and Regatta

PHILIPSBURG — After an initial go-ahead for the planning of this year’s Carnival, the Council of Ministers decided in its meeting of Monday, January 26, to cancel the event. The Heineken Regatta is also off the books for this year. The decision of the St Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) to go ahead with the planning of Carnival More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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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 More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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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 The Publisher On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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Night life industry develop new COVID protocol; will present to government

~ Press release from the soon-to-be-established Bar, Restaurant, Casino and Night Life Association for immediate publication ~ SIMPSON BAY — About 30 representatives of the bar, restaurant, casino and night More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 21st, 2019
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Philipsburg lights up for Christmas

~ Boardwalk Festival ushers in the Season ~ GREAT BAY – The country’s capital will come alive on Saturday night with the lighting of Front Street, Back Street, and the Boardwalk Boulevard in the spirit More...

By Online Editor On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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SHTA announces 2020 events calendar

~Calls for sending in events~ PHILIPSBURG — SHTA in cooperation with Carib Beer is excited to announce its 2020 national event calendar. As the country is still recovering from the 2017 hurricane season, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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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 More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Johnson welcomes visitors to the 39th Heineken Regatta

Great Bay — Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications, Stewart Johnson was on hand to welcome the members of the head table, the special invites and members of the media during More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Ydi is back with “Hushh” on My88.3fm

PHILIPSBURG — Ydellienne Heerenveen, affectionately known as “Ydi”, will be back on My88.3fm with her adult oriented program “Hushh”. The show will be on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 9:00pm too More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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SCDF producing coloring book of Carnival icons for 50th Anniversary

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) will produce a children’s coloring book for Carnival 2019 as one of the many projects to mark the 50th Anniversary of Carnival. The foundation More...







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