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Festival International Kreol: Various activities to be organised

Date: September 04, 2017
Domain:Arts & Culture
Persona: Business; Citizen; Government; Non-Citizen
 

GIS - 04 September, 2017: The 12th Edition of the Festival International Kreol would be held from 17 to 26 November 2017 under the theme ‘Kreolite-Linite’.  The Festival is an annual event organised in the context of the International Creole Day. It aims at showcasing the authenticity of the Creole culture through local music, arts, language and cuisine. 
The activities that would be organised include: a ‘Sware Poezi’ at L’Aventure du Sucre to illustrate the beauty and the richness of the Creole language; a conference with international and local speakers on the theme ‘Kreolite-Linite’; and a concert ‘Sega Lontan’ at Petite Rivière with the participation of local sega pioneers to revive the traditional sega.
 
Other activities comprise: a culinary exhibition and regatta competition at Mahebourg Waterfront; an artistic exhibition at the Central Market of Port Louis; a ‘Sware Tipik’ at Le Morne Public Beach; and a ‘Sware Konser’ on 25 November 2017 from 18 00 hours to midnight at Mont Choisy Public Beach, Flacq Centre, Bambous Stadium and Port Louis.
 
Government Information Service, Prime Minister’s Office, Level 6, New Government Centre, Port Louis, Mauritius. Email: gis@govmu.org  Website:http://gis.govmu.org
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