Betico Day Festivities

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 23-02-2020.

ORANJESTAD - On January 25, the Aruba community remembers and honors the birthdate of the great Aruban political leader, the late Gilberto Francois (Betico) Croes.

Gilberto François (Betico) CroesIn connection with the upcoming festivities, the CCDN (Commission for the Celebration of the National Days) is organizing a cultural manifestation for all dignitaries and guests on January 24, 2020, and a formal ceremony on January 25, 2020.

Gilberto François (Betico) Croes during the inauguration of the flag and the Aruban national anthem as symbols of the people's own identity during a manifestation at the Wilhelmina Stadium in Dakota on March 18, 1976.The formal ceremony starts at 8.30 till 11.00 am, while the cultural manifestation is planned to start at 6:30 pm at the Plaza Libertador Betico Croes at the Vondellaan and end at 10:30 pm.

The cultural manifest will include the sale of handcrafted art pieces, local food, beverages and many more.  

The Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Culture, Xiomara Ruiz-Maduro and the CCDN invites everybody to join the celebration of the Betico Day at the Plaza Betico Croes.  

In the following documents you will find more information regarding the festivities:

Gilberto François (Betico) Croes

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