Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 166

EVENTS JULY 7 BONAIRE Taste of Bonaire - Talent Edition A blend of food and culture and local handicraft. Visitors will have the opportunity to taste signature dishes from well-known restaurants offered at special prices from 6:00 pm at Wilhelmina Park. SIZE POPULATION 16,541 (2011) 294 sq. kilometers OFFICIAL LANGUAGE CAPITAL CITY Dutch but English and Papiamentu are widely used Kralendijk CURRENCY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE JULY 28 Nos Zjilea - Cultural Event From 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, enjoy a fusion of local arts & crafts, plants & vegetables and educational presentations. Ther will be delicious food and the best local musicians playing live at cultural park Mangazina di Rei located at the east-entrance of Rincon. 300 C / 860 F United States Dollar SEPTEMBER 6 Bonaire Flag Day A local holiday where the entire island of Bonaire celebrates the existence of the island. Each year, a town is selected and the celebrations are held there. Locals and visitors eat, drink and dance in the streets with several entertainment bands providing music. The Motorcycle event is also one of the major highlights of this day where over 400 participants come from around the world with their motorcycles to tour the island as part of the national Flag Day ceremony. Visit www.infobonaire.com for more event information Bonaire Photo Credit:TripAdvisor Traveller