Bacchanal, Aruba's Official Carnival Magazine was fisrt published in the 11th of November, 1998. We are celebrating our 20th anniversary on the road to Aruba's Carnival 65. As many already know, Bacchanal is a very attractive and easy to carry around annual magazine with an eye-catching layout and full of information. A true Carnival guide. Bacchanal enjoys an outstanding reputation amongst the locals as well as internationally. We are proud of the magazine's great cultural and touristic value. Not to forget how important the information is in education as a detailed documentation of Aruba's Carnival.
Carnival of Aruba is an outburst of art in all it's disciplines like music, dance, sculpture, painting, design, fashion, etc on which our Bacchanal concept is based. Looking through the magazine will trigger your wildest imaginations in dancing bright colors, music and most cordial people making you want to be a part of it all in some way or another.
Bacchanal has grown becoming an integral part of Aruba's Carnival. In 2019 Aruba will celebrate its 65th Carnival anniversary together with Bacchanal's 20th anniversary. A double lustrum celebration. Bacchanal will celebrate it's 4th lustrum jumping into a more modern ear by going DIGITAL.