Festival “A Song for Aruba’s hymn and Flag” begins this Friday

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(Oranjestad)—Festival “A Song for Aruba’s Hymn and Flag” (Un canto pa Aruba su Himno y Bandera) will take place this Friday, March 10th and Saturday, March 11th with the categories ‘kids’ and ‘teen’. The adult category will take place on March 12th.

This will be the 26th edition of the festival, which will take place on the Betico Croes Plaza in the down town area starting from 6pm. The festival will have 13 musical groups and 23 singers. The adult category is the community’s favorite.

The bands performing on Friday the 10th will be:

  1. Beyond
  2. Grupo di Amigo
  3. Grupo Rejoice
  4. Sabor Crioyo
  5. Melodia
  6. Curason pa Aruba
  7. Alma Folklorico
  8. Shine Music.

On Friday, the bands will be joined by 16 participants in the ‘kids’ category performing different genres, like the Aruban Waltz, Danza, Tumba, Polka, Calypso and Mazurka.

For March 11th, the arrangement for the bands is as follows:

  1. Melodia
  2. Grupo di Amigo
  3. Alma Folklorico
  4. Rincon Boyz
  5. Aiwalos
  6. Grupo Rejoice
  7. Tipico Colegio Arubano
  8. Carlito y su gang
  9. Shine Music
  10. Beyond
  11. Sabor Crioyo.

On this day, there will be presentations from participants in the ‘teen’ category, all ranging from ages 10 to 12.