Bonbini Festival Show, Oranjestad

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At Bonbini Festival Show, learn about Aruba's culture in the middle of an 18th-century military fortification. Listen to the sound of drums, take in the sight of dancers dressed in vibrant colors, and indulge in authentic local cuisine. The show takes place in Fort Zoutman, which was built by the Dutch military in 1798. Learn about the native culture and language through song and dance routines performed by local talents. Bonbini Festival Show is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Oranjestad Edition.
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  • According to the schedule, the show starts at 7:00 pm; however, the show never started. There aren't messages or adds to explain why. At the end, a local person said that they were in vacations :(  more »
  • $5 USD will get you entry into Fort Zoutman for this show, it is outdoors and there is a small stage. Local musicians, dancers and the like. There was a small offering of some local cuisine at a reaso...  more »
  • It was an hour show in Fort Zoutman. The show consists of local dances, music and selected history of Aruba. It's good way to spend an evening.  more »

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