VisitAruba Newsletter- issue 15

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Upcoming Events

"Aruba's Flag and Anthem Day"

March 18th is the official holiday on which we celebrate the existence of our National Anthem and our blue, yellow, red and white National Flag. In 2013 we are celebrating the 37th more

"28th Aruba International Half Marathon"

International competitors participate in Aruba's longest road race covering the length of the island from San Nicolas to more

"The Copa Cees Bossers 14th Annual Tournament"

A warm welcome to beach soccer lovers of all ages for March 28th, 2013. The magnificent arena welcomes local and visitor spectators and players to enjoy! more

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An exciting way to spend your time


Aruban cultural heritage is studied, documented and preserved by the archaeological, historical and Numismatic museums. The Aruban museums invite you to a visit and to learn about our history and culture.

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Events Update

San Nicolas Balloon Parade

Last Sunday visitors and locals took to the streets for the Aruba’s Children’s & Youth Balloon Parade. The Balloon parade is the first parade that marks the opening of the Children's carnival, a fun event enjoyed by the whole family. The day was packed with miniature dancing masqueraders as they paraded the streets to live music showing off their costumes and road pieces adorned with balloons for the crowds.
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2013 Aruba's Carnival Child and Youth Queens are crowned

This year five dynamic girls aspired to be Aruba’s Carnival Children’s Queen and four girls were in the running for the title of Aruba’s Carnival Youth Queen. Edylienne Tromp dominated almost all categories in the Child Queen category and was crowned as Aruba 38th Children’s Queen. Kiziah Trimon was awarded with Most Popular, Best Costume and SETAR Youth Queen and took the 50th Youth Queen title.
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Carnival 59 lights up the streets of Oranjestad during the Lighting Parade

Great energy and a display of light was presented on the streets of Oranjestad during the 59th Lighting Parade. Many Carnival groups showed off their colorful costumes as well as road pieces adorned in a sea of lights accompanied by the beats of Aruba's carnival bands.
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Aruba Crowns Two Carnival Queens!

Glady Martina as Sra. Carnival for TOB, and Samantha Anais Robert as the Grand Carnival Queen for Royal Carnival Group. During a spectacular pageant last weekend, participants for both Aruba's Grand Carnival Queen and Senora Carnival delighted the audience with their fabulous shows, creative costumes and performances.
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Colorful and delightfully cute Children's Parade in Oranjestad

This past Sunday over a thousand children participated in the most adorable parade ever this year, with cute colorful costumes, fantastic floats and elegant roadpieces. Oranjestad streets were filled with music, glitter and amazing displays of carnival artistry.
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Book early for Fall & receive 15%

Valid until March 31, 2013

Book now for Fall and receive 15% discount for travel between September 1st & October 31st 2013 at Paradera Park
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Happy hour 2 for 1

Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Happy hour 2 for 1, your 1st drink is free and the 2nd is of choice of your friend and free at Stellaris Casino
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Taste of Belgium Early Bird Special

Valid until further notice

Taste of Belgium is offering a 3 course Early Bird menu for only $27.50.
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Been anywhere interesting lately?

Did you stay at a great hotel, dined in a restaurant or experienced Aruba's water life, nature, nightlife, beaches?
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Review of Marandi

9 out of 10

"An Experience We had a leisurely, romantic dinner watching the Aruban sunset, fish swimming up to the deck. The appetizers and entrees were delicious, as were the..." Read more

Review of Top Drive Car Rental

10 out of 10

"Excellent experience Een waanzinnige bijdrage aan een goede vakantie. Volgens afspraak werd ik afgehaald bij het vliegveld en op 2 minuten afstand werd een zo goed als..." Read more

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Aruba News

Stay informed about Aruba News and read more on our News website.

Contemporary art and sculpures at LAmerica Gallery

Visiting artists, and art collectors are welcomed to visit L' American gallery located behind Certified Mega Mall. The art gallery offers a wide selection of unique paintings and sculptures by local and international artists. The gallery , features work in all sizes from the monumental to the miniature, in a variety of styles, depicting landscapes, objects and people. In addition to art, the gallery also offers creative picture framing, by L'America in house framer artist. Get ready for a unique art experience.

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Ecolution, an energy-efficient sailboat, and his crew arrived on Aruba

Ecolution is an energy-autonomous sailboat designed for people who want to sail year round and worldwide, summer and winter, throughout the world. After 88 days in which Ecolution crossed the Atlantic Ocean, ex-astronaut Ockels and his crew finally arrived in Aruba. Ecolution will stay over in Aruba for three months and during this period Ockels will assist the Aruban government with several sustainability projects.

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La Cabana Resort opens new casino: Glitz Casino

La Cabana Resort opened its doors for Glitz Casino. The casino is comfortably locate inside the lobby of the resort and is open for island visitors and locals alike. Glitz Casino features 200 slots machines and 9 table games.

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Aruban athlete Jemal Le Grand was named as one of the best swimmers of the USA high school competition

Every year the Sun Sentinel and the Miami Herald select the best athletes of every sport and they are naming them All Star athletes. This year the Aruba Swimming Federation received the good news that Aruban athlete Jemal Le Grand was named as one of the best swimmers of the USA high school competition season.

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