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Arts & Culture Minister calls for strengthening of National Unity on Divali

Arts & Culture Minister calls for strengthening of National Unity on Divali
Date:November 05, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 05 November, 2015: The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Santaram Baboo, made an appeal to the population to preserve the spirit of sharing in view of consolidating national unity in the country. He was speaking this morning during a press con


Acting Prime Minister appeals for introduction of local History in the school curriculum

Acting Prime Minister appeals for introduction of local History in the school curriculum
Date:November 03, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture--Tourism

GIS - 03 November, 2015: The Acting Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism and External Communications, Mr Xavier-Luc Duval, appealed for the introduction of local history in the school curriculum, during the celebrations marking the 181st Anniversary


Intangible Heritage - A ‘Sware Sega Tipik’ to celebrate inscription of Sega Tipik on UNESCO World List

Intangible Heritage - A ‘Sware Sega Tipik’ to celebrate inscription of Sega Tipik on UNESCO World List
Date:August 07, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – August 7, 2015: A Sware Sega Tipik to celebrate the inscription of the Traditional Mauritian Sega Tipik on the world heritage of the UNESCO World list of Intangible Heritage is scheduled on Friday 14 August 2015 at the Institut Francais de Mau


Eid festival celebrated at national level

Eid festival celebrated at national level
Date:July 30, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS- 30 July 2015: A series of events are being organised from 1-3 August in the context of the celebration of Eid festival at national level.   The three-day programme has been mounted by the Ministry of Arts and Culture, the Islamic Cultural C


Exhibition showcasing current holdings and evolution of Mauritius National Archives kicks off

Exhibition showcasing current holdings and evolution of Mauritius National Archives kicks off
Date:June 26, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS – 26 June 2015: The National Archives of Mauritius, one of the oldest archival institutions in the southern Hemisphere, is holding a one-week exhibition showcasing its evolution and some of the current holdings. The exhibition, comprising Recor


Music Day Celebrations: Mega concert at the Mahebourg Waterfront on 20 June 2015

Music Day Celebrations: Mega concert at the Mahebourg Waterfront on 20 June 2015
Date:June 18, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS – 18 June 2015: For the first time, a mega concert will be held on Saturday 20 June 2015 at the Mahebourg Waterfront from 18 00 hrs to midnight  in the context of Music Day, announced the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Santaram Baboo, this mo


Insectarium inaugurated at Natural History Museum-Nature Gallery

Insectarium inaugurated at Natural History Museum-Nature Gallery
Date:May 20, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS – 20 May 2015: The Mauritius Museums Council, in collaboration with the Ministry of Arts and Culture, inaugurated yesterday an insectarium which is located at the Natural History Museum-Nature Gallery in Port Louis to mark the International Mus


Book festival organised to mark World Book and Copyright Day 2015

Book festival organised to mark World Book and Copyright Day 2015
Date:April 29, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS – 29 April 2015: A book festival, an initiative of the National Library, kicked off this morning at Trianon Shopping Park to mark World Book and Copyright Day 2015. The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Santaram Baboo, was the chief guest at the


Various activities organised to mark the International Day for Monuments and Sites

Various activities organised to mark the International Day for Monuments and Sites
Date:April 17, 2015|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS - 17 April 2015: The National Heritage Fund in collaboration with the Ministry of Arts and Culture, is organising a series of activities to mark the International Day for Monuments and Sites  on 18 and 19 April 2015.   The International Day f


Budget 2015-2016: Promoting the well-being of the population

Budget 2015-2016: Promoting the well-being of the population
Date:March 26, 2015|Domain:Social Security--Youth & Sports--Arts & Culture

​GIS – 26 March 2015: Budget 2015-2016 stresses on the necessity to place sharing at the centre of the development agenda.   Social Security   For the period January 2015 to June 2016, a total of Rs 27.5 billion has been provided for social sec