Commemoration Of Slave Uprising

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On this day in 1795, Tula and 50 fellow slaves sparked an uprising against their Dutch masters here in Banda'bou. The revolt grew to 1000 rebels before it was quelled two months later. Thus began the hard-fought road to liberation that Curaçaoans observe each year. The commemoration includes cultural presentations and music at the monument at Landhuis Kenepa and the monument at Tula's execution site, near Holiday Beach Hotel.

Location:  Landhuis Kenepa, Weg naar Knip

Date:  Aug 17, 2018