Great boat building initiative during upcoming Sailing Regatta in Aruba

Two boat builders, Yair Lichtenstein and Rik van der Vaart, will be demonstrating boat building during the upcoming International Sailing Regatta, which is held at Surfside Beach on August 10 and 11. The result of their joint effort, which can be either rowed or motored with a small outboard, will hopefully be sold during the prize-giving ceremony of the event and net proceeds will go to the sailing school for kids (SYWA).

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Aruba to welcome Mrs. Universe 2013 candidates

The Westin Aruba Resort will be to venue for this year's Mrs. Universe pageant this Sunday August 11, 2013. The intriguing group of accomplished women, all married,  while often juggling demanding careers,  motherhood, and community service, are most definitely not the typical "Barbie Doll" image of the average beauty pageant, which is the principal philosophy of the event.

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The fifth Aruba International Regatta is underway!

This year on August 9, 10 and 11 the fifth Aruba International Regatta will take place on Aruba. Three days of action and competition for yachts, beach cats, sunfishes, optimists, windsurfers and kite surfers; three evenings of music and parties for all participants and spectators. The sailors will compete for the Budget Marine cup for the winner in the most competitive class. This cup will be awarded for the third time this year and has a value of afl. 1000. For the youngest sailors there will be optimist races and there will be down wind races for the kite surfers and wind surfers.

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Aruba will host Mrs. Universe 2013

Aruba has been chosen as the venue for the Mrs. Universe 2013 pageant where 40 contestants will be competing for the title. Mrs. Miranne Geerman will be representing Aruba at this event that will take place at the Westin Resort and Casino on August 11, 2013.

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Have a taste of Aruban culture tonight

The best folkloric show on the island is on tonight taking place at the Historic Museum in Oranjestad, the famous Willem III Tower. Do you know what a Tingilingi Box is and what does it do to Aruban culture? Also at the festival you can have a taste of local delicacies and get a glimpse at Aruba's traditional entertainment.

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Aruba International Film Festival 2013 Caribbean Spotlight Series winners announced

The winners of the Caribbean Spotlight Series were announced during the last red carpet event of the 2013 Aruba International Film Festival. The Caribbean Spotlights Series and Aruba Flavor Short are an important part of the festival. These competitions are a platform for local and Caribbean filmmakers to feature their latest work. Winners are determined by jury selection and audience vote.

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