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Our Cultural Diversity should be a Source of Strength and Pride, says PM

Our Cultural Diversity should be a Source of Strength and Pride, says PM
Date:December 21, 2012|Domain:Education & Training--Arts & Culture--Youth & Sports

GIS - Dec 21, 2012: ‘Our cultural diversity should be a source of strength and pride and we must think in terms of a nation’, said the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, yesterday during the closing ceremony of the National Institute for Civ


Mauritian President to be awarded Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award

Mauritian President to be awarded Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award
Date:December 20, 2012|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - Dec 20, 2012: The President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mr Rajkeswur Purryag, will be the Chief Guest at the 11thedition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention to be held from 7 to 9 January 2013 in Kochi, Kerala, in India, where he


Signature of MoU promoting Hindi Language and Literature

Signature of MoU promoting Hindi Language and Literature
Date:November 08, 2012|Domain:Arts & Culture

​ GIS - Nov 8, 2012: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed yesterday in Port Louis between the Ministry of Arts and Culture for the Mauritian Hindi Speaking Union and Adharshila, a non-governmental organisation from Nainital, India, which w


Acting Prime Minister pays tribute to Mauritians of Chinese descent

Acting Prime Minister pays tribute to Mauritians of Chinese descent
Date:September 06, 2012|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS - September 06, 2012: Mauritians of Chinese descent constitute an economically dynamic and culturally vibrant component of our society. The efforts which they have deployed in the country’s quest to move forward and in nation-building have to b


Mauritius hosts 3rd World Chinese Conference from 6 to 9 September

Mauritius hosts 3rd World Chinese Conference from 6 to 9 September
Date:August 30, 2012|Domain:Arts & Culture--Tourism --International Relations

​GIS - August 30, 2012: The third edition of the World Chinese Conference will be held from 6 to 9 September 2012 at the Grand Baie International Conference Centre. The event is organised by the Federation of Chinese Societies in collaboration with


Mauritius to host mini Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in October

Mauritius to host mini Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in October
Date:August 01, 2012|Domain:Arts & Culture--International Relations

​ GIS - August 1, 2012:  Mauritius will host the 6th edition of the mini Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on 27-28 October 2012 at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) in Moka. At a press briefing held in Port Louis yesterday, the minister of Arts and C


NGOs Collaborate to Better Protect and Promote the National Heritage

NGOs Collaborate to Better Protect and Promote the National Heritage
Date:July 02, 2012|Domain:Arts & Culture--Environment

​GIS - July 02, 2012: The National Heritage Fund (NHF), which operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Arts and Culture, signed on 29 June two agreements with Friends of Environment and the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation. The ceremony was held in


World Book and Copyright Day 2012: Promoting Reading and Intellectual Property

World Book and Copyright Day 2012: Promoting Reading and Intellectual Property
Date:May 02, 2012|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - May 02, 2012:World Book and Copyright Day, a worldwide celebration of books and reading, will be marked in Mauritius by a series of activities at the Port Louis Waterfront from 3rd to 5th May 2012. The theme for this year is: Books and Transl


Mauritius Celebrates International Day for Monuments and Sites and World Heritage Day

Mauritius Celebrates International Day for Monuments and Sites and World Heritage Day
Date:April 10, 2012|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - Apr 10, 2012: The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Mookhesswur Choonee, outlined this morning, during a press conference in Port Louis, the activities scheduled from 14 to 29 April 2012 to mark the International Day for Monuments and Sites an


National Assembly pays tribute to Sir Harilal Vaghjee

National Assembly pays tribute to Sir Harilal Vaghjee
Date:March 26, 2012|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - Mar  26, 2012: A bust of Sir Harilal Vaghjee was unveiled by the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, on Thursday 22 March in presence of the Leader of the Opposition, Mr Paul Bérenger, the Speaker of the National Assembly, M