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Dera Gai celebration

Jun 24, 2019

Aruba Celebrates "Dera Gai" Saint John's Day 2019

Join us in some fun activities on Saint John's Day 2019.

Dera Gai which translates to "burying of the rooster" in the local language- is a cultural festival which has been celebrated for about 100 years with traditional song and dance. This holiday is rife with both pagan and Christian symbolism reflecting the influences of the Arawak natives and Spanish missionaries on the Island, respectively.


Map of Cultural Activities