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Construction works to start soon for the Intercontinental Slavery Museum

Construction works to start soon for the Intercontinental Slavery Museum
Date:September 20, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 20 September, 2019: Construction works for the Intercontinental Slavery Museum at the Ex-Labourdonnais Military Hospital (near Aapravasi Ghat) in Port Louis will start soon and a team is already working on the project for its implementation.


Launching of Pamplemousses Slave Heritage Trail

Launching of Pamplemousses Slave Heritage Trail
Date:September 16, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 16 September, 2019: The launching of Pamplemousses Slave Heritage Trail was held on Saturday 14 September 2019 in Pamplemousses in presence of the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, the Director and ASG NATCOM UNESCO, Prim


Works of local and international artists to be showcased in collective exhibition in Mauritius

Works of local and international artists to be showcased in collective exhibition in Mauritius
Date:September 12, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 12 September, 2019: An exhibition entitled ‘Conversations - Du surréalisme à la création contemporaine’, bringing together works of famous artists of the 20th century art as well as of contemporary artists of the Indian Ocean, namely Antoni Tà


His Holiness Pope Francis celebrates cultural, ethnic and religious diversity of people of Mauritius

His Holiness Pope Francis celebrates cultural, ethnic and religious diversity of people of Mauritius
Date:September 10, 2019|Domain:International Relations--Arts & Culture

GIS - 10 September, 2019: “I would like to render homage to the democratic tradition that took root following your independence and that helps to make Mauritius a haven of peace.  I express the hope that this art of living democracy can be cultivate


His Holiness Pope Francis concludes 31st Apostolic Journey in Mauritius

His Holiness Pope Francis concludes 31st Apostolic Journey in Mauritius
Date:September 09, 2019|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs--Arts & Culture

GIS – 09 September, 2019: His Holiness Pope Francis has arrived to Mauritius this morning, 09 September 2019, accompanied by a papal delegation of around 45 persons and 69 Vatican accredited media personnel. His Holiness Pope Francis was welcomed


Pope Francis arrives in Mauritius, with renewed focus on hope and peace

Pope Francis arrives in Mauritius, with renewed focus on hope and peace
Date:September 09, 2019|Domain:International Relations--Arts & Culture

GIS - 09 September, 2019: Mauritius is the final stop of His Holiness Pope Francis of a three-nation Africa tour where he is expected to celebrate the diversity and tolerance of Mauritius. Thousands of faithful gathered in the capital Port-Louis,


Natural History Museum reopens after two years of renovation works

Natural History Museum reopens after two years of renovation works
Date:August 15, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 15 August, 2019: The Natural History Museum, comprising a new gallery dedicated to marine life, has been reopened following renovation works carried out for a period of two years to the tune of some Rs 13 million. The re-opening ceremony was h


Prime Minister effects site visits in context of Père Laval pilgrimage and Papal visit

Prime Minister effects site visits in context of Père Laval pilgrimage and Papal visit
Date:August 02, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Arts & Culture--International Relations

GIS – 02 August, 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, who is the President of the task force for the Père


International Art Fair, a premiere in Mauritius to promote different forms of artworks

International Art Fair, a premiere in Mauritius to promote different forms of artworks
Date:July 10, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 10 July, 2019: An International Art Fair, a premiere in Mauritius, will be held from 08 to 11 August 2019 and will see the participation of some 50 international artists and some 30 Mauritian creators. The event, themed “Fostering Unity, Celeb


Budget 2019-2020: Investing in Sports and Physical Activity and promoting Arts and Culture

Budget 2019-2020: Investing in Sports and Physical Activity and promoting Arts and Culture
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports--Arts & Culture

GIS - 14 June, 2019: Government endeavors to promote a culture of sports and inculcate physical activity in the daily lifestyle of all citizens as it is alarming that only around 14 percent of the population aged 15 years and older meet the levels o