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Deputy Prime Minister cautions those infringing fundamental rights of the citizens

Deputy Prime Minister cautions those infringing fundamental rights of the citizens
Date:February 02, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 02 February, 2018: Government will not tolerate those causing prejudice and infringing the fundamental rights of the citizens and severe sanctions will be taken against such offenders. The rights of citizens should be well preserved and respec


Several activities organised to mark Chinese New Year 2018

Several activities organised to mark Chinese New Year 2018
Date:January 30, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 30 January, 2018: The Ministry of Arts and Culture and the Municipality of Port Louis are collaborating with the Chinese Embassy in Mauritius and the China Cultural Centre as well as other stakeholders to celebrate the Chinese New Year 2018 an


Government invites population to celebrate 50th anniversary of Independence with fervour

Government invites population to celebrate 50th anniversary of Independence with fervour
Date:January 30, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 30 January, 2018: Government will do its utmost to ensure that the special celebrations on the occasion of the landmark event of the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius are carried out with a sense of fervour. To this end, a budg


50 years of Independence of Mauritius: Activities to kick off on 8 March 2018

50 years of Independence of Mauritius: Activities to kick off on 8 March 2018
Date:January 29, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 29 January, 2018: A series of activities, to mark the 50th anniversary celebrations of Mauritius’s accession to Independence as well as the country’s 26th anniversary as a Republic, will kick off on Thursday 08 March 2018. Different Ministries


Abolition of Slavery: Jamaican Prime Minister, Chief Guest for 183rd Anniversary

Abolition of Slavery: Jamaican Prime Minister, Chief Guest for 183rd Anniversary
Date:January 08, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--International Relations

GIS – 08 January, 2018: The Ministry of Arts and Culture would organise a series of activities to mark the 183rd Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius, commemorated on 1st February. In the context of the celebrations, the Prime Minist


More Foire des Artistes should be organised, says Minister Roopun

More Foire des Artistes should be organised, says Minister Roopun
Date:December 22, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 22 December, 2017: A Foire des Artistes, aiming to provide a platform for local artists of various disciplines to showcase their artistic creativity and sell their products, opened yesterday at Le Jardin de la Compagnie, in Port Louis in the p


Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity: Next UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee to be held in Mauritius

Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity: Next UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee to be held in Mauritius
Date:December 18, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 18 December, 2017: The Republic of Mauritius will be hosting for the first time the next session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity from 26 November to 01 December 201


Sega tambour of Rodrigues inscribed on Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sega tambour of Rodrigues inscribed on Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Date:December 07, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 07 December, 2017: It is another remarkable achievement for the Republic of Mauritius as the ‘Sega Tambour’ of Rodrigues is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The inscription is the verdict of


Safeguarding the interests of artists is essential, says Minister Roopun

Safeguarding the interests of artists is essential, says Minister Roopun
Date:December 01, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 01 December, 2017: A new anti-piracy mechanism, has been put in place, with effect as from 1 December 2017, to safeguard the interests of artists and foster an anti-piracy culture across the country, said the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr P


UNESCO’s ‘Legacies of Slavery’ publication launched at Le Morne village

UNESCO’s ‘Legacies of Slavery’ publication launched at Le Morne village
Date:November 29, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture--Education & Training

GIS – 29 November 2017: ‘Legacies of Slavery: A Handbook for Managers of Sites and Itineraries of Memory’ publication was launched by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, yesterday at Le Morne village. The Deputy Director Gene