Oranjestad — Aruba Bank, as one of Carnival’s most important sponsors was ever-present during last weekend’s activities, partnering with the Aruba Carnival Foundation to produce and present the Reina Grandi queen election where Aruba’s Carnival Queen 60 was crowned. The bank was also involved in the presentation of the spectacular Lighting Parade in Oranjestad on Saturday night, and in the colorful, unforgettable Grand Annual Children’s Parade in Oranjestad on Sunday.
During Friday night’s Reina Grandi queen election, the bank’s Marketing & Public Relations Manager, Shanoulle Bikker, served as jury member, representating of the bank. As such she enjoyed the honor of crowning Reina Cultural di Philipinas, the Cultural Queen representive the Phillipine community here. The bank’s heartfelt congratulations were extended to Reina di Carnaval 60, the island’s ultimate Carnival royalty Zuriah Flemming, and her first runner up Ziaziane Goeloe, representing the T.O.B Carnival group, and second runner up Thaina Lacle, representing the University di Aruba. Congratulations are also due to all participants who contributed so generously to the success of Aruba’s Carnival activities last weekend.
On Saturday during the Lighting Parade and on Sunday during the Grand Annual Chilrdren’s Parade, Aruba Bank as main sponsor enjoyed the pleasure and the honor of starting the parade hosting actors and actresses of the Ballet of Venevision, as the opening act for the festivity.
With the World Cup in Brazil underway and in view of the fact that Aruba Bank is the sponsor of the game transmissions on TeleAruba, the bank invited Fuleco, the FIFA World Cup mascot to participate in the Grand Annual Children’s Parade in Oranjestad. Aruba Bank also sponsored BMW’s band performance during the Last Lap of this year’s Carnival parades.
As Aruba’s biggest Cultural manifestation Aruba Bank is proud to serve the community and contribute to the growth and further development of the island’s most popular celebration.