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Colors of Bonaire - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Bonaire Island is distinguished by an eventful culture program. During the year, interesting religious holidays and social events are held here. In late February, the grand carnival takes place. It is the most colorful and most interesting national festive event. The guests of the festival can witness interesting music and theatrical performances. The carnival is one of the oldest holidays here.
One of the important distinctive features of Bonaire is the rich underwater world. The picturesque island has long become very popular with diving and snorkeling fans. Almost all the beaches … Open
Originally, it started to be held for harvesting. In some communes of the island, the locals held very interesting events dedicated to the beginning of the harvesting. The colorful holiday dedicated to the gifts of nature is impossible without wonderful treats, so the guests can taste a lot of delicious festive dishes at the carnival.
You can witness lush festive parades in honor of the Queen’s birthday. On this day, the island is possessed by the real dance extravaganza. Bonaire welcomes dance and music bands from the entire archipelago. The colorful performances are held right in the city streets. Copyright
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Bonaire is one of the most favorite Caribbean islands of fans of water sports. It attracts many divers and surfers. The Dive Festival lasting for seven days, at least, is annually held in June. In October, a very interesting sports event takes place here. The yacht club of Kralendijk has been an irreplaceable organizer of the International Regatta. Everyone and even those who don’t like diving and yachting will be impressed by these sports competitions.
As for interesting national festivals, the masquerade that has an eventful festive program deserves special attention. The masquerade starts on 1 January and usually lasts for 6 days. Everyone can take part in this beautiful festival. To do this, it is enough to choose an unusual costume, buy the corresponding festive accessories, and go to the streets where music and bouncy children’s laughter are heard. In summer, interesting religious festivals are held. The locals honor the patrons of the island, St. Juan and St. Pedro. Wonderful culture events are held on the island almost every month and will let you diversify your vacation here.
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♥   Kathedrale Reina di Santisimo Rosario, Willemstad, 72.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Santa Ana, Willemstad, 74 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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