Every year on June 24, Aruba celebrates its San Juan Dera Gai Festival. The celebrations during this holiday have changed over the years, but the festival originates from 1862 and celebrates the harvest. A team from Aruba’s Department of culture began visiting several schools to teach the children about this holiday and their cultural roots.Continue reading "%s"
Once again Aruba hosted the annual Soul Beach Music Festival over the Memorial Day. The weekend was filled with performances by comedians Sinbad and Damon Williams, Claudius Phillips, Tamia, D’Angelo, Le Grove, Elle Varner and NE-YO.Continue reading "%s"
Aruba’s 27th annual Hi-Winds Windsurfing and Kite Surfing event is coming up soon and promises to be as spectacular as every year. Besides the regular organized kite- and windsurfing events, this year’s organizers also added some new events like a Night Kite Surfing Show and a Mountain Bike event.Continue reading "%s"
Soul Beach Music fans are excited as the party has just started today! Soul Beach Music festival during Memorial week has prepared an amazing lineup including the Grammy Award winning artist, Ne-yo, and the man who has initiated it all, Sinbad, who will be here to rock the audience. The 5-days of the SBMF 2013 will be punctuated by daily beach parties and their famous after-concert events. The schedule is included in this article.
Queen's Day celebration week was big and one of the greatest events that took place during the weekend was The Arubianas 4th ranking tournament. Around 300 participants in all categories, levels and ages played on the prestigious Eagle Beach with a total of 14 courts.Continue reading "%s"
Radisson Aruba Resort Casino & Spa employees got together on Earth Day to clean up the beach around the California Dunes and Lighthouse. The beach cleanup was organized as part of the resort’s responsible business policy.Continue reading "%s"
The 19th edition of Aruba’s Pole Sitting Championship is organized once again from May 9th till May 12th 2013. The popular contest always attracts a large audience to support the participants and to enjoy all the happenings around the championship.Continue reading "%s"
Last Tuesday King Willem-Alexander became Europe's youngest monarch. Beatrix shed a tear before signing the act of abdication and a cry went up from the crowd witnessing the signing on a giant screen in front of the palace. A star-studded rendition of the Koningslied was broadcast live from Rotterdam and watched by the royal family on the banks of the IJ river. Also Aruba participated, at exactly 1:30pm children on stage and the public at the Linear Park started to sing the Koninglied to celebrate the new king.Continue reading "%s"
The most recent collection of Aruban artist Elisa Lejuez will be on display for one month in the S Artspace Gallery in New York. The exhibition features the colorful artworks of Elisa’s collection ‘Connections’.Continue reading "%s"
A grand event is organized on April 29th to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Aruba’s Palo Marga drag strip. More than 30 drivers from Bonaire, St. Maarten, Puerto Rico, Bonaire, Curacao and Venezuela will be coming to Aruba to participate in this racing event.Continue reading "%s"
Organizers of the Players Poker Championship announced that the date is moved to October 2nd and that the event is now held at the Radisson Aruba Resort.Continue reading "%s"
Great news for lovers of good stand-up comedy. Aruba Ray's Comedy Revue Show featuring Ray Ellin, Brian Scott McFadden and Chuck Nice, is coming to Aruba. The show will only available for a limited period from April 10th till April 16th.Continue reading "%s"
Starbucks, Tropical Bottling and Ecotech announced their second ‘Save the Earth’ event including an eco awareness walk which is starting off with a zumba workout at the Renaissance Marketplace. The organizing companies are requesting everyone to start collecting their recyclable waste and to turn it in during the Save the Earth event on April 20th 2013.Continue reading "%s"