MARIGOT:—This year, for the 370th commemoration of the Concordia Treaty, signed on the Mont des Accords on March 23, 1648, the Collectivité of Saint-Martin and its Territorial Youth Council (CTJ), in association with the school community of the College Mont des Accords of Marigot, propose a great morning of animation, at the college Mont des Accords.
From 9 am to 1 pm, the public will be able to attend the activities carried out under the sign of unity and sharing to mark this symbolic day.
The public will be invited to watch films, singing, poems, and dance, and discover the exhibitions organized by the students. It will also be possible to participate in games and animations put in place for the occasion. A culinary fair will be proposed to the visitors to lead them to the discovery or rediscovery of the traditional local dishes.
All these activities are exclusively carried out by the students of the College Mont des Accords, accompanied by the members of the CTJ, with the support of the students of the other colleges of the island.
The school community of College Mont des Accords and the Collectivité of Saint-Martin invite you to come and support this event initiated by the youth of the territory to celebrate the 370th anniversary of the Concordia Treaty. This event will give visitors a great opportunity to remind themselves the story of St. Martin and share a cultural and friendly moment with college students.
Come and enjoy ! Friday, March 23, 2018, from 9am to 1pm, at the Mont des Accords College, Spring Road in Concordia.
Une marche pour commémorer le Traité de Concordia
Le 23 Mars 2018, de 6h à 8h, avant la manifestation organisée au Collège Mont des Accords, le Conseil Territorial des Jeunes fera sa marche annuelle jusqu’au Mont des Accords pour commémorer la signature du Traité de Concordia. Cette année, le CTJ rencontrera au sommet du Mont des Accords le Youth Parliament of Sint Maarten. Une lecture sera faite des articles du texte original du Traité, en français, anglais et hollandais par les deux institutions.
March 23, 2018, from 6 am to 8 am, before the event at the College Mont des Accords, the Territorial Youth Council of St Martin will organize its annual march on the occasion of the commemoration of Concordia Treaty. This year the CTJ will meet the Youth Parliament of Sint Maarten at the summit of the Mont des Accords. Together, they will read the articles of the original text of the Treaty in French, English, and Dutch.
Source: St. Martin News Network http://www.smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/28716-the-saint-martin-youth-territorial-council-and-the-school-community-of-the-college-mont-des-accords-invite-the-public-to-celebrate-the-370th-anniversary-of-the-concordia-treaty.html