On the International Mother Language Day 21 February 2019, the Faculty of Arts of the University of Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez organized for the fourteenth time the national competition:”Diktado papiamentu”.
The competition started at half past eight in the auditorium with a warm welcome from the chairman of the jury, Prof. Dr. Ronald Severing. Then he explained the rules of the dictation. Subsequently, the jury member drs. Ithel Brute read the dictation perfectly.
After the candidates were finished with the dictation text, Ronald Severing went through the spelling difficulties with the room. This year, in addition to the afore mentioned jurors, Ms. Dayanara Noor MEd, sat on the jury and Ms. Muriel Meyer MEd was the master of ceremonies of the evening.