According to tradition the Maskarada group made an early appearance at the Government Building on January 1, 2017
Kralendijk- As is the local tradition, a group of Masqueraders visited the government building to wish the Lieutenant Governor a happy New Year. The group was received by acting Lieutenant Governor, Mrs. Evangelina Cicilia-Betancourt. Cicilia-Betancourt thanked the group for their visit and New Year wishes. After visiting the Government building the Masqueraders paid a visit to various parts of the island. The picture shows Cicilia-Betancourt with the members of the Maskarada group on the stairs of the Government building.