Aruba has a large array of plants and flowers. One of them is “Palo di Boonchi’, Aruba’s Bean Plant, known for its beautiful flowers and medical use. In this article you can find out more about this tree.Continue reading "%s"
Synchronized swimming requires a unique combination of overall body strength and agility, grace and beauty, split-second timing, musical interpretation, stamina and dramatic flair. Internationally in synchronized swimming three events are recognized: solo, duet and team. For Aruba's Gold medalist Anouk Eman, her swimming techniques did not disappoint.Continue reading "%s"
Governor Refunjol got the honor to pin the medal on Sarah-Quita Offringa and to hand over the letter declaring her of “Knight in the Order of Orange Nassau”. Friends and family gathered at the Aruba House in the Netherlands to be part of this special occasion.Continue reading "%s"
Kukoo Kunuku welcomed the CATA participants on board of their bus to experience what Aruba has to offer.Continue reading "%s"
Aruban windsurfing world champion Sarah-Quita Offringa is appointed as youngest Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau (Ridder in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau). The Order of Orange-Nassau is a chivalry order founded in 1892 by Queen Emma of the Netherlands. Persons can get appointed to the Order of Orange-Nassau for their exceptional contributions to society.Continue reading "%s"
The winner of the 2012 Visit Aruba video contest has arrived in Aruba and is very excited to begin his Aruba adventure. Thanks to the participating sponsors to whom we are very grateful for their generosity, we have overloaded David Kohlmeier from Austria with Gift Certificates and tons of stuff to do. He has come armed with two Go-Pro cameras and we are sure he will be documenting every minute of his super vacation to further expose Aruba to the as-yet-untapped Austrian market!Continue reading "%s"
Aruba’s Special Olympics Committee and their athletes are planning an unique performance for this year’s Special Olympics Awareness Month in May. Cas di Cultura will be the host of this musical and dance show on May 11th and 12th.Continue reading "%s"
Aruba is proud of Anouk Eman, Aruba’s top athlete in synchronized swimming, who has won 2 bronze medals during the U.S. National Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships. Congratulations Anouk.Continue reading "%s"
Nesting season for sea turtles is from March till July and the first leatherback sea turtle returned to Aruba to nest. The sea turtle came ashore in front of La Quinta Beach Resort and made already to nests. The nests are protected by the red-and-white barriers.Continue reading "%s"
The new Community Museum in San Nicolas opened its doors for the first time to the public on March14th 2013.The museum presents a picture of Aruba’s past society and host old photos and artifacts of the San Nicolas community. Exhibits will be changes regularly to feature different community members and personalities.Continue reading "%s"
Loyal island visitors Donna Parks and Jim Claytor are visiting Aruba for 12 years and are always enjoying the island celebrations for Aruba's National Day. Like all the previous years, Donna and Jim were present on March 18th to watch the parade and festivities.Continue reading "%s"
This year's fund raising campaign organized by Aruba Clown Doctors is centered around Julien Collot's Traveling Bear. The efforts of the fund raiser is to bring awareness to Children with Cancer. The focus of Julien Collot's Traveling Bear is to encourage Arubian travelers to take the bear on their upcoming journey's during this year. Julien Collot's Traveling Bear does not only include international travels, but he can be invited for day out on Aruba, documenting his island visits as well.Continue reading "%s"
Since 1976 Aruba has been celebrating its National Anthem and Flag Day on March 18th. As March 18th falls on a Monday this year, the celebrations will take place as of Saturday March 16th allowing for a long weekend of events.Continue reading "%s"