Saint Barthélemy was formerly a town within the department of Guadeloupe. The advent of organic law n° 2007-223 and °2007-224 dated February 21, 2007 allowed the island to vote for the new status of an Overseas Collectivity, in keeping with article 74 of the French...Continue
Navigator Christopher Columbus was 41 years old when he set out on his first voyage to the new world. For many years he had honed the art of navigation on European seas, while at the same time learning the disciplines of geography and cartography. For...Continue
The municipality of Saint Barthélemy, upon the advice of the director of the Archives of France, contacted a heraldic artist whose specialty is the creation of coats of arms for cities and town. And the coat of arms for Saint Barthélemy was created. The...Continue
In April and May, Saint Barth hosts three major cultural events.
First up is a tribute to the printed word with the 8th edition of the Saint Barth Book Festival from April 15-23, followed by the 18th annual St Barth Film Festival with its accent on Caribbean cinema, April 25-30.
Last but not least is the St Barth Theatre Festival, which invites you to reserve your tickets for productions full of humor and emotion, May 10-18, 2013.
Good reads, good films, and good live theatre: an interesting spring schedule full of discoveries and rendez vous in the worlds of arts and culture.
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