UNESCO and FYI foundation complete pilot stilt walking program . | SMN NEWS

stiltwalking22062021PHILIPSBURG:— Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO has partnered with the Funtopia Youth Initiative Foundation to launch the pilot afterschool program for introducing the Art of Stilt walking and Moko Jumbie culture in primary schools as an extra-curricular activity. This initiative is a part of UNESCO and the Ministry of Education Culture Youth and Sport (Culture Department) aim to stimulate local institutions to engage in the preservation of the intangible cultural heritage (ICH) attributes of Sint Maarten.
The program was held at the Sister Borgia Primary School where St. Joseph, Martin Luther King, and Oranje school students came together to ...

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