Chat & Sing for Our Grannies and Grandpas

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ORANJESTAD – The National Library organizes another time their successful project “Conta Cuenta na Casnan di Anciano”. During three months authors, poets and story tellers visit several Senior Citizen Homes with an entertaining program.

This time author Marco Christiaans, actress Emerita Emerencia and actress Faritah Luidens will form the creative motor behind the program. The second part of the project offers an interactive sketch with the theme “Habits from the Past” accompanied by music of Patrick Christiaans and that part will be presented to some employees of the library.

The library wishes to contribute to joy and knowledge of the elderly that live in these homes. The Senior Citizen Homes where the program will be presented are: Paviljoen San Pedro, Huize Maris Stella Savaneta, SABA San Nicolas and Cas Marie Savaneta. Twelve visits are planned for the coming three months in the homes, each visits brings the author or actress and a representative of the library. The coordination of this project is led by one of the librarians and Quota Club Aruba takes care of a part of the financial costs.

Actress Faritah Luidens is a known TV personality with “Tica Bashabou”, but she has more talents like singing and theatre performances. Marco Christiaans is a Story Teller and author of the book “Perseverancia”. Emerita Emerencia is actress, school teacher and theatre teacher.