January 26 - 20:00 until January 28 | Festival Center
The Tumba Festival is one of the biggest musical events in Curaçao and a highlight of the Curaçao Carnival!
During the Tumba Festival numerous artists compete to win the coveted title of Tumba King/Queen which will make their Tumba (song) the official anthem of this year's Carnival. The qualifying rounds (Monday - Wednesday) serve to select the finalists who will then compete in Friday's final round.
About Carnival in Curaçao
Curaçao's Carnival is one of the largest and longest-lasting Carnival spectacles of the Caribbean, and one of the best times to visit the island to experience the passion of our people. This grand tradition features fantastic parades, floats, costumes and characters, plus Carnival royalty elected during full-scale beauty contests.