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Department of Culture calls on the community to support

By   /  August 19, 2021  /  Community, Culture, Government  /  Comments Off on Department of Culture calls on the community to support

Ms. Natorii Illidge in her bid to complete her studies in Musical Theatre The Department of Culture is calling on all interested persons and supporters of the creative industries in the community to come out and support Ms Natorii Illidge in her bid to complete her Masters in Musical Theatre Performance, validated by the University […]

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Emancipation Day 2021, will be celebrated with the theme ?No More Auction Block!?

By   /  June 24, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Culture, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on Emancipation Day 2021, will be celebrated with the theme ?No More Auction Block!?

This year Emancipation Day on July 1st, will mark the 158th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Abolishment of Slavery on Sint Maarten. The Minister of Culture Youth & Sport, Honorable drs. Rodolphe Samuel will be hosting the celebration event, which will take place on July 1st, starting at 7:30 am starting with an Ecumenical […]

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Virtual 21st Annual Thanksgiving Day Service on Sunday, December 6, 2020

By   /  December 4, 2020  /  Community, Culture, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Virtual 21st Annual Thanksgiving Day Service on Sunday, December 6, 2020

Philipsburg – St. Maarten celebrates her Twenty-first Annual Thanksgiving Day. A Thanksgiving born out of our cultural traditions and practice. As far as traditions go, it is a new one, only introduced in 1999. However, it has all the markings of a tradition that will grow to last. Immediately after the record-breaking winds of hurricane […]

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Inclement weather interrupts flag hoisting on St. Martin Day

By   /  November 14, 2020  /  Culture, Island Life  /  Comments Off on Inclement weather interrupts flag hoisting on St. Martin Day

PHILIPSBURG — As St. Martiners, we feel a sense of pride, and are elated and proud to see the St. Maarten flag flying high at the Bell’s Lookout Point, especially on St. Martin Day. As such, preparations were made to raise the flag on St. Martin Day. Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather expected and […]

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Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs St. Martin Day Speech

By   /  November 11, 2020  /  Culture, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs St. Martin Day Speech

Good Morning Fellow St. Martiners here and abroad and to all the listening and viewing public. ‘Sweet St. Martin – Soualiga – Oualichi – St. Martin is my home – Where over the world say where?’ Choisy, Wathey, Fleming, Richardson, Flanders, Woods, Van Heyningen, York, Illidge, Lake, Jacobs, Peters, Cannegieters, De Weevers, Hazel, Hodge? names […]

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Minister of Education commemorates World Teachers Day

By   /  October 5, 2020  /  Culture, Education, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on Minister of Education commemorates World Teachers Day

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY ~ LEARNING IN CRISIS, RE IMAGINING THE FUTURE ~ The Minister of Education, from the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic has maintained, that education must continue. The most valuable important contributor to ensuring that education continues is the TEACHER. And teachers, took the charge of learning new technical skills and teaching and […]

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The Annual Sport & Creative Industries Open House continues as a virtual online event

By   /  September 7, 2020  /  Culture, Education, Sports  /  Comments Off on The Annual Sport & Creative Industries Open House continues as a virtual online event

PHILIPSBURG – This year, the Annual Sport & Creative Industries Open House will be presented as a virtual online event via the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, the Department of Sports & the Department of Culture on September 14th. This is mainly because Sint Maarten and the global community […]

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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Emancipation Day Address

By   /  July 3, 2020  /  Culture, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Emancipation Day Address

Fellow St. Maarteners, Residents of our beloved island, Distinguished Guests, Online viewers, Ladies, and Gentlemen. Good Morning, In 1863, when the institution that was slavery, was officially abolished on the southern side of St. Martin, our ancestors on whose shoulders we stand today had already liberated themselves by making it economically unfeasible for it to […]

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St. Maarten celebrates 157th Anniversary of Emancipation

By   /  June 25, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Culture, Government, Island Life, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on St. Maarten celebrates 157th Anniversary of Emancipation

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten will be celebrating its 157th Anniversary of Emancipation Day from slavery on July 1, 2020. This was announced by the Minister responsible for Culture, Drs. Rodolphe Samuel, at the Council of Ministers Press Briefing on Wednesday. He stated that this was the first public holiday that was established by the Parliament […]

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Theme for the 2020 Emancipation Day Celebration

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Culture  /  Comments Off on Theme for the 2020 Emancipation Day Celebration

“Sacred legacies; standing on the shoulders of giants” will be the theme for the 2020 Emancipation Day Celebration Philipsburg – This year Sint Maarten will be celebrating the 157th Anniversary of Emancipation from slavery on July 1, 2020. Emancipation Day, was the first public holiday established by the Parliament of Sint Maarten since becoming a […]

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