Bonaire’s Flag Day is September 6th each year.
Today, September 6th, is Bonaire’s Flag Day, a day which is filled with reminders of our unique culture and heritage.
The day was officially opened with the traditional flag-raising ceremony.
Prayers go to our sister islands.
While we celebrate today, our festivities are tempered by sadness for our sister islands, Sint Maarten, Saba, and St. Eustatius, as they struggle with Hurricane Irma. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in the path of this storm.
Bonaire Folkloric Dancers.
The Maskarada makes a mid-year appearance!
The Bikers’ Parade.
(Source: Bonaire Insider reporter)
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Susan Davis has been living on Bonaire for over 25 years. She is a PADI Master Instructor, and an underwater and topside photographer. She also enjoys writing for The Bonaire Insider tourism news blog.