SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - On Monday, November 4 th, 2019, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) showed appreciation to their first 37 selected cultural Icons for 2019. It was an evening filled with Cultural Icons brought together to showcase their talents and their work done for the Community of Sint Maarten.
This with the objective to remind us of our shared and past heritage and to keep Sint Maarten’s culture and heritage alive.
The evening was an evening of tribute to artists, poets, musicians, storytellers, and to all those who have contributed to Sint Maarten way of life.
People from every walk of life came to celebrate and paid tribute to each other’s legacy. It was an evening of pure excitement and joy. To commemorate this event a carrousel with pictures of all icons will be displayed at the library.
Come out a see the great artist such as Ruby Bute, Connis Vanterpool, Alberto Arrindell aka Fish the Mega Boss, Fabian Badejo, and Ester Narcisco and more.
The Cultural Heritage Week will last till Saturday, November 9.
The Philipsburg Jubilee Library will continue to organize events such as these to stimulate the imagination and recognize those who have contributed to the rich heritage and culture of Sint Maarten.
The library has returned to its former pre –hurricane Irma opening hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 8 pm.