Tag archive for ‘Emancipation Day’
By The Publisher On Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Emancipation Day Speech Minister of Culture Drs. Rodolphe Samuel

Sacred Legacies: Standing on the shoulders of giants Emancipation, Emancipation, Emancipation A word that brings about many reactions within us at the same time. When you truly know this word it takes you on a More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

St. Maarten celebrated the 157th Anniversary of Emancipation

GREAT BAY — St. Maarten celebrated its 157th anniversary of the Emancipation from slavery with the theme Carrying the torch of the sacred legacy of emancipation. In his speech, Governor of St. Maarten Drs. More...

By Desk Editor On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Governor E.B. Holiday addressed Emancipation Day

The Emancipation Journey, Remembering A Stance for Liberty and Respect”. by His Excellency Governor E.B. Holiday Delivered on the Occasion of the Observance of the 155th anniversary of Emancipation Day My More...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

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...

By Online Editor On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Critical Emancipation Day celebration “We are bound to a system that was used to enslave”

GREAT BAY – Minister Silveria Jacobs (Education, Culture Youth and Sport) emphasized on Emancipation Day the importance of decolonizing our thinking and our systems. “Break the silence on our skin, our hair, More...

By Online Editor On Friday, June 30th, 2017

A white blind spot

Every year there is something going on around Keti Koti on July 1 (Emancipation Day in St. Maarten), the Volkskrant writes about the commemoration of the victims of slavery and the celebration of its abolition in More...

By Online Editor On Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Library offers grace period

GREAT BAY – The Philipsburg Jubilee Library offers its clients a grace period during the summer that begins on June 27 and ends on July 8. During this time, clients can return overdue books with no cost to More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Emancipation Day falls on a Saturday

GREAT BAY – In late December 2016 the National Public Holiday schedule was published. Please take note of the error regarding Emancipation Day that was mentioned in the 2017 Schedule. The correct date is Saturday More...