In Curaçao, the Committee for Carnival Groups (AGKK) and the Department of Culture invites the whole community to the official opening of the Carnival Season 2013, which begins this coming Saturday, January 5, 2013, at 4:00pm at Waaigat with a tremendous get together in cooperation with Downtown Management Organization (DMO). There will be music, food and drinks.
At 7:00pm there is a jump up which is the beginning for all the other 2013 Carnival parades. This jump up will start at Sunscape Resort (Koraal Specht) go through Oranjestraat and finish at Waaigat. The participants will enjoy music from Gio Fuertisimo, Dreams and ERA.
Tickets (25 guilders) are available at Mensing’s Caminada, Tik Tak and BeepBeep Rio 24 hours. The ticket includes a t-shirt which participants will get on January 4 from 5 till 10 pm and on January 5 from 10 am till 3 pm at Flamboyan Room at Sunscape Resort.
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