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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


IOIG 2019 official song Tamtam Dan Zil celebrates union of participating islands

IOIG 2019 official song Tamtam Dan Zil celebrates union of participating islands
Date:June 03, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture--Youth & Sports

GIS – 03 June  2019: The Indian Ocean Islands Games (IOIG) 2019 official song, Tamtam Dan Zil, was launched on Friday 31 May 2019 at Serge Constantin Theatre, in Vacoas, in the presence of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint.  The


Richelieu Village Hall equipped with an IT corner

Richelieu Village Hall equipped with an IT corner
Date:May 29, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture--ICT

GIS – 29 May  2019: The Richelieu Village Hall is now equipped with an IT corner where three computers have been put at the disposal of students to initiate them to IT and to help them improve their technical computer skills.  The Minister of Social


Towards the setting up of an Intercontinental Slavery Museum

Towards the setting up of an Intercontinental Slavery Museum
Date:May 21, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS - 21 May, 2019: Government is committed to preserving national heritage and promoting better management of historical sites and monuments symbolical to slave trade. To this end, a Committee has been set up to work out the concept of the Interco


National Awards 2019: Local artists rewarded for their remarkable talents

National Awards 2019: Local artists rewarded for their remarkable talents
Date:April 26, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS - 26 April, 2019: Local artists who have excelled in the realm of arts and culture were rewarded yesterday at the 2nd edition of the National Awards ceremony held at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava in presence of the Acting President o


The 113th birth anniversary of Professor Basdeo Bissoondoyal marked by a plaque unveiling ceremony

The 113th birth anniversary of Professor Basdeo Bissoondoyal marked by a plaque unveiling ceremony
Date:April 15, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 15 April, 2019: A plaque unveiling ceremony to mark the 113th birth anniversary of Professor Basdeo Bissoondoyal was held today at the entrance of Signal Mountain, in Port Louis.  The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, pro


51st Anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius - Mauritius and France are bonded by strong ties, says Mauritian Ambassador to France

51st Anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius - Mauritius and France are bonded by strong ties, says Mauritian Ambassador to France
Date:April 02, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture--Foreign Affairs--International Relations

GIS - 02 April, 2019: France has largely contributed to the tangible as well as the intangible heritage of Mauritius and is home to thousands of Mauritians. The Mauritian diaspora has always shown its gratitude for this hospitality, and in return Ma