The festivities on March 18 will start at 10:00 am and end at 6:00 pm.
It is a tradition for the ANA to organize an exhibition on our national day. This year it is titled Aruban Diaspora: a shared past and future. The exhibition is in connection with the celebrations to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the abolition of slaves, which the entire Kingdom of the
In addition to the expo held in the main hall, the festivities will also happen in the parking lot where they will have a National Cultural Festivity with entertainment by Robert Maduro and Azucar and special presentations by the dance group Grupo di Baile Santa Cruz.
For those seeking local and typical foods, there will be several tents with sweets, cakes, coconut water, and more. For the children, they will have a kids' corner with a dino jump and popcorn. It will be a family festivity.
The ADA Foundation is grateful to the Aruba National Archives for their cooperation in organizing the expo and festivity. They also thank CEDE Aruba, UNOCA, Setar, and Banco di Caribe for their support in making this cultural festivity possible for the community.