Tag archive for ‘Culture’
Letter - St Maarten News - People
By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Referring to St. Martin & the Dutch, Cyntje: We People vs Them People?

Dear Editor, I’d like to point out the fact that we had an amazing array of activities and events for our 60th St. Martin Day Celebration. People were having a good time; cultural wears displays organized More...

Amuseum-Naturalis
By Online Editor On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Amuseum Naturalis Reopens for the 2019-2020 Season

Photo Caption: Over 300 people have volunteered to help build Amuseum Naturalis. French Quarter—October 15, 2019—Amuseum Naturalis has reopened after its break and is ready for visitors! The free museum of More...

Salt Pickers in Grand Case - Courtesy of SXM Heritage
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Constitution Day Celebration on Monday, October 14, 2019

PHILIPSBURG — On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) in collaboration with the St. Maarten National Commission (NatCom) for More...

No School
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Schools Closed on Tuesday

~ Fire Dept./ODM/Ministry MECYS: Schools Closed on Tuesday. Coastal residents advised to be vigilant. Swimmers stay away from the beach. ~ GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Ministry of Education, Culture, More...

Sarah Wescot-Williams 20180109 - HH
By The Publisher On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Wescot-Williams: The Path to Political Independence

Wescot-Williams: The Path to Political Independence Starts With a Path of Total Self-reliance and Strong Sense of Self, English Language a Critical Part. Philipsburg, St. Maarten, November 4th, 2018 – The “English More...

Culture Hold Historic Meeting
By Desk Editor On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Dutch & French Departments of Culture Hold Historic Meeting

Marigot — The Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) on Sint Maarten and the Department of Culture within the Overseas Collectivité of St. Martin held a More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Jeremiah David Awarded First Neville York Talent Scholarship

Philipsburg – The Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) is pleased to announce that young St. Maarten performing artist Jeremiah David has been awarded with the More...

St. Maarten Government Flag
By Desk Editor On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Minister Wuite extends thank you as she ends her term as Minister ECYS

PHILIPSBURG — My fellow Sint Maarteners, My tenure as Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) in the Interim Romeo-Marlin Cabinet has come to an end. When I transitioned into the role as Minister More...

Book Fantasies cover love making poems Fabian Badejo
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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St. Martin’s new Fantasies recommended summer reading by USA book distributor

GREAT BAY — St. Martin (June 19, 2018) — Fantasies-Love-making poems by Fabian Adekunle Badejo is now a recommended summer reading book in the USA, said Jacqueline Sample of House of Nehesi Publishers More...

emancipation drawing
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Department of Culture Hosts Emancipation Day Celebration

Philipsburg — On Sunday July 1, 2018, the Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) will be hosting its Annual Emancipation Day Observances. This year’s theme More...