is a singer, who was born in Suriname and grew up in Curaçao. She studied private law at the Erasmus Universiteit in Rotterdam. Aretha Franklin, Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder are her favourite artists. She is at the beginning of a singing career. Her father is the writer Frank Martinus Arion. She performs with guitarist Bryan van Putte.
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Finally the great Curaçaoan novel Dubbelspel (Double Play) by Frank Martinus Arion has appeared in Papiamento. Tonight we'll test the knowledge of Papiamento of the Curaçaoans, Bonaireans and Arubans living in the Netherlands. How to translate the Dutch of the novel into Papiamento? Translator Lucille Berry-Haseth had to make a number of difficult choices. The prominent Papiamento speakers Erik Molina, Olga Orman, Igma van Putte en Gilbert Wawoe, the audience and the writer himself will play the great Double Play translation game, hosted by Ruben Severina. Members of the audience can win prizes in this translation game by giving the correct translation of some tricky sentences. Papiamento expert Igma van Putte leads the jury end explains the choices the translator had to make. Changá!